Photos: Cordova fishing fleet brings in season-opener fish
Author:Alaska Dispatch News
Updated: May 19
Published May 19
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The Copper River commercial salmon fleet returns from the ocean to Point Whitshed to deliver their catch to larger, tender vessels for transport to Cordova, May 18, 2017. (Bob Martinson)
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Cordova fishermen went out for a 12-hour opener on May 18, 2017 and were only allowed to fish out in the ocean, away from the historical grounds, due to concerns over anticipated low king salmon returns.