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For chum salmon, this year's Alaska catch is pegged at 21 million, down by nearly four million from last year's huge 25 million haul, the largest catch in in 47 years.
Alaska's chum salmon catch last year of 25 million also was the largest haul since 1970.
Pink and chum salmon by far make up most of Alaska's hatchery production.
Now is the time when the whales will visit the central Puget Sound, chasing fall chum salmon runs, creating a rare thrill in an urban setting.
At Kotzebue, two buyers showed up for the first time in three years and flew off with a half-million-pound chum salmon catch.
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