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22 million pinks expected in 2014

Next year’s Southeast Alaska pink salmon harvest could come in at less than a quarter of this year’s all-time-record catch. That’s according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game which just released its 2014 forecast for a catch of 22 million pink salmon. As Matt Lichtenstein reports, the prediction fits the relatively recent trend of smaller pink catches in even years and much bigger catches in odd years.

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