Commercial Fishing by the Numbers

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2000

Commercial fishing statistics for Cook Inlet during the later half of the 1990s. All statistics provided by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Species Avg wt.Price/lb.No. Fish* No. lbs.* Exvessel value*

1999 Cook Inlet commercial catch

Chinook 25.00 $1.10 20 400 $440

Sockeye 6.10 $1.39 3,120 19,010 $26,420

Coho 5.10 $0.40 130 640 $260

Pinks 2.90 $2.90 1,170 3,390 $510

Chum 7.00 $0.20 190 1,300 $260

Totals 4,610 25,060 $27,880

1998 Cook Inlet commercial catch

Chinook 21.63 $1.25 10 200 $250

Sockeye 5.31 $1.35 1,510 8,030 $10,840

Coho 6.97 $0.55 180 1,260 $690

Pink 3.30 $0.12 2,010 6,630 $800

Chum 7.27 $0.15 100 740 $110

Totals 3,810 16,860 $12,690

1997 Cook Inlet commercial catch

Chinook 26.38 $0.98 13 380 $380

Sockeye 6.44 $1.15 4,450 28,640 $32,940

Coho 6.43 $0.40 160 1,050 $420

Pink 3.09 $0.14 2,890 8,910 $1,250

Chum 7.33 $0.21 110 810 $170

Totals 7,620 39,800 $35,150

1996 Cook Inlet commercial catch

Chinook 22 $1.15 20 360 $410

Sockeye 6.2 $1.15 4,050 25,130 $28,890

Coho 6.5 $0.50 330 2,120 $1,060

Pink 2.83 $0.07 670 1,910 $130

Chum 10 $0.12 160 1,610 $190

Totals 5,230 31,120 $30,690

1995 Cook Inlet commercial catch

Chinook 24.6 $0.99 20 530 $530

Sockeye 5.6 $1.18 3,240 18,030 $21,270

Coho 6.5 $0.49 470 3,020 $1,480

Pink 2.9 $0.17 2,980 8,730 $1,480

Chum 7.2 $0.26 580 4,150 41,080

Totals 7,290 34,450 $25,840

1994 Cook Inlet commercial catch

Chinook 30.61 $0.93 20 650 $600

Sockeye 5.64 $1.45 3,710 20,900 $30,300

Coho 7.18 $0.67 600 4,300 $2,880

Pink 3.22 $0.15 2,170 6,990 $1,050

Chum 6.89 $0.29 330 2,300 $670

Totals 6,830 35,130 $35,500

*Numbers in thousands



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