Alaska Sockeye Harvest Breaks All-Time Top 5; Pinks Picking Up

The 2019 salmon season has seen plenty of fish return to the state, but far from evenly across regions.

Processors Post $1.35 As Base Price For Sockeye

August 12, 2019 Sage Smiley, KDLG News

The following processors have posted a 2019 base price of $1.35 per pound for sockeye: Silver Bay, Icicle, Leader Creek, Alaska General Seafoods, Red Salmon (a subsidiary of North Pacific Seafoods), Peter Pan and Ocean Beauty.

Bristol Bay Sockeye Harvest Blowing Away Forecast Once Again

As of July 21, fishermen in Bristol Bay’s five districts had harvested just more than 42 million salmon. More than 41.5 million of those were sockeye, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game; that’s already more than the 41.3 million sockeye harvested in 2018, the second-largest harvest on record.

Western Family Brand Original Wild Sockeye Smoked Salmon Nuggets Recalled

Delta Pacific Seafood Ltd. is recalling Western Family brand Original Wild Sockeye Smoked Salmon Nuggets from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described.