1987 Sawmill Bay Special Opener - AlaskaJack
1988 Port San Juan Hatchery Special Opener

1988 Port San Juan Hatchery Special Opener

In contrast to the usual fishing scene when no more than two or three seiners may be within sight of each other, this special opener in which the boats are invited in to harvest some of the thousands of pink salmon returning to spawn in their stream of birth, sees boats so close together that they actually make contact with each other at times. There are also times at which one boat will set its net around another boat that already is catching fish in its seine net.

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