Bristol Bay commercial fishermen are netting some huge sockeye hauls, indicating the run could be peaking early this season.
Here's a rundown of recent daily production:
June 29 — 1.07 million fish
June 28 — 2.04 million fish
June 27 — 2.66 million fish
June 26 — 2.04 million fish
June 25 — 1.40 million fish
The fishing has been so hot that some buyers reportedly have placed their fleets on delivery limits to allow processing plants to catch up.
Through Sunday, the baywide catch totaled just shy of 10 million sockeye.
The state preseason forecast called for a harvest of 16.86 million sockeye for the year.
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