Copper River gillnetters are fishing their second 12-hour opener of the season today, no doubt still excited about the results of the first opener on Monday.
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game estimates the fleet took 105,300 sockeye salmon, which strikes Deckboss as a very impressive tally for opening day.
The Chinook catch totaled 1,700 fish.
Opening day prices reportedly were high, which is always the case and doesn't mean much. Let's see what sockeye are paying in a couple of weeks.