With two fishing periods out of the way, catches continue to remain very poor, Bill Webber, owner of Paradigm seafoods, a harvester of Alaska salmon, told IntraFish Monday.

The fishing is "scary slow," said the longtime Cordova fisherman.

"I've never seen a season start up this slow in my 53 years," he said of Monday's 12-hour fishing period.

He noted as of 2 p.m.