08/07/12 - 8:45am
As sport anglers wind down with another abundant sockeye run and move towards pesky pinks and super silvers, let’s not forget our wild king salmon.
For goodness sake, be a good sport and stay off the beds, allowing our big fish to spawn without harassment. Educate next year’s anglers on taking other plentiful species and possibly utilizing catch and release when pursuing our special salmon. And let’s come up with a good way to maximize commercial sockeye harvest while minimizing or eliminating king harvest, so our local setnetters can once again fish.