National Fisherman

Commercial fishing boats landed 52 million pounds of seafood worth 50 million dollars in Petersburg last year.
Those landings rank the volume of Petersburg’s catch at 24th among fishing ports in the nation for 2012. By value of catch, Petersburg ranked 20th.
Ten other Alaskan fishing ports were ahead of Petersburg on the list of pounds landed, including Ketchikan and Sitka.
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