Revised estimates show potential surge in Bristol Bay sockeye catch; concerns remain over fish size

Over the last few years warmer ocean temperatures have translated into higher survival rates for Bristol Bay sockeye, bringing smaller fish in weight and size.

This year's Bristol Bay salmon run could exceed preseason forecasts but there is concern over the size of the fish being caught.
This year's Bristol Bay salmon run could exceed preseason forecasts but there is concern over the size of the fish being caught.Photo: Perry Broderick
Published 8 July 2024, 20:51Updated 8 July 2024, 21:20