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OUTDOORS Juneau Empire On a bright July day, Auke Bay’s Don Statter Harbor was overflowing with commercial fishing vessels. Each slip appeared to be filled, as fishermen from across the state and the Pacific Northwest arrived for a scheduled opening for salmon fishing.

Salmon species other than kings thriving around state

A net bulges with pink and chum salmon on the Southeast seiner Miss Sherri in this Juneau Empire file photo. The 2013 salmon harvest was a record for the state at nearly 270 million fish, which included a record 218.5 million pink salmon.
Klas Stolpe
A net bulges with pink and chum salmon on the Southeast seiner Miss Sherri in this Juneau Empire file photo. The 2013 salmon harvest was a record for the state at nearly 270 million fish, which included a record 218.5 million pink salmon.
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