Salmon numbers keep dropping on Yukon River

Salmon fishing on the Yukon River both on the Alaska Side and the Yukon Side has been restricted all summer.

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Salmon fishing on the Yukon River both on the Alaska Side and the Yukon Side has been restricted all summer.
Officials were expecting between 49,000 and 71,000 Chinook to enter the Yukon River this year, but the number of Chinook returning to spawn is way down again.
APTN’s Shirley Mclean has more.

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