Higher weight individuals and the number of catches is on the rise. The Alaska salmon season this year is far more promising than for 2018, when the sockeye salmon campaign was particularly poor.

According to data from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G), since the season kicked off on 16th May last, in River Cooper, around 697,700 sockeye and 15,700 of chum and king salmon have been caught.

The market has collapsed. This uncertainty echoes across to China and the unknown element arises as to what is going to happen next. Who knows? The game is served.