Huge salmon runs bring cash bonanza for U.S. and Canadian fishermen – Seattle Times

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Huge salmon runs bring cash bonanza for U.S. and Canadian fishermen
By Hal Bernton
Seattle Times staff reporter

In 40 years of dropping nets into Washington waters, Ray Forsman has never experienced fishing like this past week.

He headed off early in the morning to the fishing grounds, and in two brief sets of his purse-seine net, filled up his boat with 70,000 pounds of sockeye. The fish, yielding ruby-red fillets, were worth more than $100,000.

A couple of days later, he quickly filled up his boat once again.

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