The Alaska salmon fishing season is picking up thanks to Bristol Bay's recent record sockeye harvests, but what the market will pay for the fish remains anyone's guess.

"As suspected, there are a lot of people pretty well overstocked so the market is still a bit sloppy as people are liquidating older product, however it does seem to be stabilizing as we get into the week," Matthew Davis, a buyer with Santa Monica Seafood, told IntraFish.