Wild Alaska Salmon Season Begins

The celebrated wild Alaska summer salmon harvest season begins Thursday, May 18, signaling the natural return of the region’s most iconic fish through a thriving annual migration cycle that is ensured by Alaska’s Constitutional pledge to sustain wild populations for generations to come. This year’s harvest is forecasted by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game at more than 204 million salmon – making this summer the perfect time to try all five species.

 

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