GEAR SWITCH TO SMALLER MESH NETS BRINGS IN MORE FISH

The previous fisheries were from 15 to 24 hours. A big difference maker in the most current fishery was that the fleet deployed nets with 4 ΒΌ-inch mesh instead of the 9-inch mesh used in the previous fisheries. The smaller-mesh captured the smaller-salmon that fishermen had complained were swimming right through the large mesh. The average size of the fish count Tuesday night is 13 pounds as compared to 18 pounds for the earlier fisheries.

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