September 2, 2106 – The chum run is over in both Lynn Canal and Taku Inlet for the season.  The return appears to be just above to the preseason mid point forecast as we get updated numbers from past weeks.  The 2016 harvest season graphs are updated as new information is available.

Cost recovery for Amalga Harbor and Gastineau Channel is complete for the season. Total harvest was just under 6 million pounds

Chum eggtake started at Macaulay Salmon Hatchery on Tuesday the 19th of July and was completed on Sunday the 7th of August.  A total of 125 million eggs were taken.

The Speel Lake weir has been installed as of July 13 and we have passed 4,870 sockeye to date.

Cost recovery at Snettisham Hatchery started on August 1st and we have harvested 647,000 pounds to date.

This is the last update of the season.

August 25, 2106 – The chum run is over in both Lynn Canal and Taku Inlet after the 9th opener of the season.  The return appears to be just above to the preseason mid point forecast as we get updated numbers from past weeks.  No updated sample information is available. The 2016 harvest season graphs are updated as new information is available.

Cost recovery for Amalga Harbor and Gastineau Channel is complete for the season. Total harvest was just under 6 million pounds

Chum eggtake started at Macaulay Salmon Hatchery on Tuesday the 19th of July and was completed on Sunday the 7th of August.  A total of 125 million eggs were taken.

The Speel Lake weir has been installed as of July 13 and we have passed 4,618 sockeye to date.

Cost recovery at Snettisham Hatchery started on August 1st and we have harvested 581,000 pounds to date.

The last update will be Thursday the 1st of September.

August 18, 2106 – The chum run is over in both Lynn Canal and Taku Inlet after the 9th opener of the season.  The return appears to be just above to the preseason mid point forecast as we get updated numbers from past weeks.  No updated sample information is available. The 2016 harvest season graphs are updated as new information is available.

Cost recovery for Amalga Harbor and Gastineau Channel is complete for the season. Total harvest was just under 6 million pounds

Chum eggtake started at Macaulay Salmon Hatchery on Tuesday the 19th of July and was completed on Sunday the 7th of August.  A total of 125 million eggs were taken.

The Speel Lake weir has been installed as of July 13 and we have passed 4,410 sockeye to date.

Cost recovery at Snettisham Hatchery started on August 1st and we have harvested 560,000 pounds to date.

The next update will be Thursday the 25th of August.

August 11, 2106 – The chum run is nearly over in both Lynn Canal and Taku Inlet after the 8th opener of the season.  The return appears to be just above to the preseason mid point forecast as we get updated numbers from past weeks.  No Sample information is available from the 8/7 gillnet opener. The follow information is from last week: Lynn Canal - no samples were taken Taku Inlet - no samples taken. The 2016 harvest season graphs are updated as new information is available.

Cost recovery for Amalga Harbor and Gastineau Channel is complete for the season. Total harvest was just under 6 million pounds

Chum eggtake started at Macaulay Salmon Hatchery on Tuesday the 19th of July and was completed on Sunday the 7th of August.  A total of 125 million eggs were taken.

The Speel Lake weir has been installed as of July 13 and we have passed 3,446 sockeye to date.

Cost recovery at Snettisham Hatchery started on August 1st and we have harvested 389,000 pounds to date.

The next update will be Thursday the 18th of August.

August 4, 2106 – The chum run is nearly over in both Lynn Canal and Taku Inlet after the 7th opener of the season.  The return appears to be very close to the preseason mid point forecast as we get updated numbers from past weeks.  No Sample information is available from the 7/31 gillnet opener. The follow information is from last week: Lynn Canal - average weight of 6.2 pounds and a sex ratio of 36% male and 64% female. The age comp was 1% - 6's, 12% - 5's, 84% - 4's and 3% - 3's. Taku Inlet - no samples taken. The 2016 harvest season graphs are updated as new information is available.

Cost recovery for Amalga Harbor and Gastineau Channel is complete for the season. Total harvest was just under 6 million pounds

Chum eggtake started at Macaulay Salmon Hatchery on Tuesday the 19th of July and we have collected 99 million eggs to date.

The Speel Lake weir has been installed as of July 13 and we have passed 1,237 sockeye to date.

Cost recovery at Snettisham Hatchery started on August 1st and we have harvested 75,000 pounds to date.

The next update will be Thursday the 11th of August.

July 28, 2106 – Chum catch numbers are dropping off as we are well passed the peak of the run in both Lynn Canal and Taku Inlet after the 6th opener of the season.  The return has showed some improvement will be near point forecast.  Sample information from the 7/24 gillnet opener is as follows: Lynn Canal - average weight of 6.2 pounds and a sex ratio of 36% male and 64% female. The age comp was 1% - 6's, 12% - 5's, 84% - 4's and 3% - 3's. Taku Inlet - no samples taken. The 2016 harvest season graphs are updated as new information is available.

Cost recovery at Amalga Harbor started on the 27th of June and cost recovery in Gastineau Channel will start on the 4th of July. Total harvest to date is just over 5.7 million pounds

Chum eggtake started at Macaulay Salmon Hatchery on Tuesday the 19th of July and we have collected 48 million eggs to date.

The Speel Lake weir has been installed as of July 13 and we have passed 104 sockeye to date.

Cost recovery at Snettisham Hatchery should start sometime soon.

The next update will be Thursday the 4th of August.

July 21, 2106 – Chum catch numbers are still good and it looks like we are just passed the peak of the run in both Lynn Canal and Taku Inlet after the 5th opener of the season.  The return has showed some improvement but will most likely come still come in under point forecast.  Sample information from the 7/17 gillnet opener is as follows: Lynn Canal - average weight of 6.6 pounds and a sex ratio of 44% male and 56% female. The age comp was 1% - 6's, 22% - 5's, 76% - 4's and 1% - 3's. Taku Inlet - average weight of 7.0 pounds and a sex ratio of 45% male and 55% female. The age comp was 1% - 6's, 22% - 5's, 74% - 4's and 3% - 3's. The 2016 harvest season graphs are updated as new information is available.

Cost recovery at Amalga Harbor started on the 27th of June and cost recovery in Gastineau Channel will start on the 4th of July. Total harvest to date is just under 4.8 million pounds

Chum eggtake started at Macaulay Salmon Hatchery on Tuesday the 19th of July and we have collected 14 million eggs to date.

The Speel Lake weir has been installed as of July 13 and we have passed 2 sockeye to date.

Cost recovery at Snettisham Hatchery should start sometime next week.

The next update will be Thursday the 28th of July.

July 14, 2106 – Chum catch numbers are still good and it looks like we are at the peak of the run in both Lynn Canal and Taku Inlet after the forth opener of the season.  The return continues to show weakness and will most likely come in under point forecast.  As of June 29 there were no trollers fishing on Homeshore and the catch to date is very low for chums.  Sample information from the 7/10 gillnet opener is as follows: Lynn Canal - average weight of 7.2 pounds and a sex ratio of 56% male and 44% female. The age comp was 3% - 6's, 19% - 5's, 77% - 4's and 1% - 3's. Taku Inlet - average weight of 7.4 pounds and a sex ratio of 56% male and 44% female. The age comp was 1% - 6's, 34% - 5's, 64% - 4's and 1% - 3's. The 2016 harvest season graphs are updated as new information is available.

Cost recovery at Amalga Harbor started on the 27th of June and cost recovery in Gastineau Channel will start on the 4th of July. Total harvest to date is 3.5 million pounds

The Speel Lake weir has been installed as of July 13 and we have passed 0 sockeye to date.

The next update will be Thursday the 21st of July.

July 7, 2106 – Chum catch numbers have picked up in both Lynn Canal and Taku Inlet after the third opener of the season.  the return continues to show weakness and will most likely come in under point forecast.  As of June 29 there were no trollers fishing on Homeshore and the catch to date is very low for chums.  Sample information from the 7/3 gillnet opener is as follows: Lynn Canal - average weight of 7.7 pounds and a sex ratio of 70% male and 30% female. The age comp was 1% - 6's, 32% - 5's, 67% - 4's and 0% - 3's. Taku Inlet - average weight of 7.7 pounds and a sex ratio of 65% male and 35% female. The age comp was 3% - 6's, 42% - 5's, 55% - 4's and 0% - 3's. The 2016 harvest season graphs are updated as new information is available.

Cost recovery at Amalga Harbor started on the 27th of June and cost recovery in Gastineau Channel will start on the 4th of July. Total harvest to date is 1.7 million pounds

The next update will be Thursday the 14th of July.

July 1, 2106 – Chum catch numbers continue to be below forecast for both Lynn Canal and Taku Inlet after the second opener of the season.  As of June 29 there were no trollers fishing on Homeshore and the catch to date is very low for chums.  Sample information from the 6/26 gillnet opener is as follows: Lynn Canal - average weight of 8.1 pounds and a sex ratio of 69% male and 31% female. The age comp was 2% - 6's, 43% - 5's, 55% - 4's and 0% - 3's. Taku Inlet - average weight of 8.4 pounds and a sex ratio of 69% male and 31% female. The age comp was 1% - 6's, 47% - 5's, 52% - 4's and 0% - 3's. The 2016 harvest season graphs are updated as new information is available.

Cost recovery at Amalga Harbor started on the 27th of June and cost recovery in Gastineau Channel will start on the 4th of July.

The next update will be Wednesday the 7th of July.

June 22, 2106 – Chum catch numbers appear to be well below forecast for both Lynn Canal and Taku Inlet after the first opener of the season.  As of yesterday there were not any trollers fishing on Homeshore and the catch to date is very low for chums.  Sample information from the 6/19 gillnet opener is as follows: Lynn Canal - average weight of 8.7 pounds and a sex ratio of 70% male and 30% female. The age comp was 3% - 6's, 54% - 5's, 43% - 4's and 0% - 3's. Taku Inlet - average weight of 8.1 pounds and a sex ratio of 66% male and 34% female. The age comp was 0% - 6's, 52% - 5's, 48% - 4's and 0% - 3's. The 2016 harvest season graphs will be updated later in the week.

Cost recovery at Amalga Harbor will start on the 27th or 28th of June and cost recovery in Gastineau Channel should start around the 4th of July.

The next update will be Wednesday the 29th of June.

June 14, 2106 – The first gillnet opener of the season starts this Sunday the 19th of June.  The next update will be Thursday the 23rd of June.