On August 10th, Bristol Bay celebrated Alaska Wild Salmon Day as a “day of action” on the heels of a record-breaking salmon season this year. In late July, Alaska Department of Fish and Game released the final Daily Run Summary for the 2022 season in Bristol Bay, which estimated that the 2022 sockeye run numbered 78,366,952 million fish, breaking the previous record of 67.7 million sockeye set in 2021. The commercial catch of 59,550,022 sockeye through July 31 broke the previous catch record…

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