Bristol Bay’s Nushagak District is Seeing a Record-Setting Sockeye Salmon Run

July 21, 2021 Associated Press

It has been a record-breaking year for sockeye salmon catches in Alaska’s Bristol Bay Nushagak District this year, an official said.

Peter Pan Seafoods Announces Base Price for Bristol Bay Sockeye

June 22, 2021 ISABELLE ROSS,

This is the first time in at least 25 years that a Bristol Bay processor has announced its base price this early in the year, according to Travis Roenfanz, the Bristol Bay manager for the company.

Bristol Bay’s Commercial Salmon Fishery Valued at $2B in 2019


The new report, called “The Economic Benefits of Bristol Bay Salmon,” bridges a three year gap in analyzing the value of the region’s salmon industry.

Bristol Bay Salmon: A “Vitally Important Economic Engine”

Bristol Bay, Alaska’s legendary salmon runs provide extraordinary economic value, a new report found. The report quantified the economic benefits of Bristol Bay’s wild salmon, which generate $2.2 billion in value, support 15,000 American jobs, and supply 57 percent of the world’s sockeye salmon. Bristol Bay’s wild salmon are also the lifeblood of Alaska subsistence culture, providing food security to the region.

Bristol Bay’s Red King Crab Fishery Nears Completion

November 19, 2019 Jim Paulin, Bristol Bay Times

The Bristol Bay red king crab fishery was 99% complete earlier this week, with just one boat still out picking pots, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Unalaska.