Dungeness Catches Double at Kodiak
All along the Pacific coast, Dungeness crab fisheries are booming and Kodiak is no exception. Since May, a fleet of 13 boats has doubled last year’s catch.
“We are currently in Kodiak and harvest is at 1.2 million, we're certainly I think on track to break 1.3 million pounds this year. if not more.”
Nat Nichols is area manager for the Westward Region at the Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game office in Kodiak.
He said there were indications last year that the Dungeness haul would be strong in 2019...
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