100 to 200 fall chinook are harvested in Alaska, and he conceded that

the number seems low. But he said that the spawning population is also
very low, making every fish important. Theres no way for Alaska
trollers to avoid Snake River kings specifically, so about half of
Alaska catch would be cut under the most stringent harvest-related
option, Rutter said.
Rutter promised that his agency wouldnt recommend any further harvest
restrictions in Alaska unless they were comprehensive throughout the
region and included revisions in the Pacific Salmon …

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