Prince William Sound Pinks to Fall Short

In a year that started out with exceptionally high hopes for commercial harvest, it appears likely that Alaska's 2009 salmon season will come up far short of the original forecast. According to reports, the biggest shortfall stems from an apparent run failure in one of the state's prime pink salmon producing regions, Prince William Sound, where hatchery returns are significantly under forecast and wild pink salmon runs are also unexpectedly weak. KCHU's Erik Wander has the story:

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