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Information by Fishery
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Harvests in short tons (2,000 pounds)

Togiak
Year Open Close Harvest
1980 Apr 25 May 16 19,596
1981 May 2 May 16 12,542
1982 May 14 May 24 21,489
1983 May 3 May 11 26,996
1984 May 18 May 21 19,300
1985 May 23 May 25 25,616
1986 May 14 May 15 16,260
1987 Apr 27 May 6 15,204
1988 May 17 May 17 14,383
1989 May 9 May 14 12,258
1990 May 8 May 21 14,832
1991 May 10 May 17 15,011
1992 May 20 May 27 25,808
1993 Apr 27 May 12 17,700
1994 May 11 May 20 30,177
1995 May 7 May 15 27,778
1996 May 5 May 8 24,06
1997 May 2 May 6 23,814
1998 April 29 May 10 22,775
Security Cove
Year Open Close Harvest
1980 May 14 May 28 697
1981 May 5 May 20 1,173
1982 May 25 Jun 7 813
1983 May 6 May 13 1,073
1984 May 21 Jun 4 335
1985 May 26 Jun 1 733
1986 May 16 May 19 751
1987 May 2 May 14 313
1988 May 19 May 20 324
1989 May 17 May 17 554
1990 May 12 May 13 234
1991 May 13 May 16 570
1992 May 25 May 29 834
1993 May 12 May 14 5
1994 No Fishery 0
1995 May 14 May 15 1,257
1996 May 11 May 12 1,859
1997 May 5 May 8 892
1998 May 9 May 13 1,012
 
Goodnews Bay
Year Open Close Harvest
1980 May 18 May 24 448
1981 May 5 May 27 657
1982 May 24 Jun 7 486
1983 May 6 May 18 435
1984 May 21 May 27 717
1985 May 26 May 31 724
1986 May 16 May 18 557
1987 May 3 May 7 321
1988 May 24 May 26 483
1989 May 23 May 29 616
1990 May 18 May 23 455
1991 May 22 May 22 263
1992 May 29 Jun 1 740
1993 May 12 May 29 954
1994 May 22 May 27 1,064
1995 May 19 May 26 1,051
1996 May 16 May 25 1,204
1997 May 16 May 25 805
1998 May 16 May 24 831
Cape Avinof
Year Open Close Harvest
1988 May 29 Jun 3 348
1989 Jun 4 Jun 12 129
1990 May 29 May 29 50
1991 May 26 May 31 267
1992 Jun 4 Jun 11 451
1993 May 23 Jun 1 215
1994 May 28 Jun 1 429
1995 May 26 May 30 485
1996 May 19 May 26 820
1997 May 21 May 24 687
1998 May 29 June 3 656
 
Nelson Island
Year Open Close Harvest
1985 Jun 11 Jun 16 977
1986 May 23 May 28 886
1987 May 23 May 24 923
1988 May 26 May 26 775
1989 May 28 Jun 7 232
1990 NoFishery 0
1991 NoFishery 0
1992 Jun 10 Jun 11 246
1993 May 17 Jun 3 739
1994 May 23 May 26 713
1995 May 21 May 29 1,113
1996 May 16 May 18 1,030
1997 May 20 May 22 778
1998 May 23 May 30 1,250
Nunivak Island
Year Open Close Harvest
1985 Jun 2 Jun 20 358
1986 May 23 May 30 511
1987 May 13 May 26 414
1988 No Fishery 0
1989 May 22 Jun 3 116
1990 No Fishery 0
1991 May 20 May 22 59
1992 Jun 4 Jun 8 27
1993 No Fishery 0
1994 Jun 3 Jun 3 14
1995 May 20 Jun 4 41
1996 May 14 May 30 101
1997 May 21 May 27 0
1998 May 21 May 23 2
 
Cape Romanzof
Year Open Close Harvest
1980 May 21 Jun 7 611
1981 May 14 May 26 720
1982 Jun 2 Jun 14 657
1983 May 16 May 26 816
1984 May 31 Jun 5 1,185
1985 Jun 14 Jun 18 1,299
1986 May 29 May 31 1,865
1987 May 23 May 27 1,342
1988 May 24 May 26 1,119
1989 May 26 May 31 926
1990 May 23 May 24 329
1991 May 21 May 23 526
1992 Jun 9 Jun 12 530
1993 May 17 May 23 371
1994 May 23 May 26 456
1995 May 21 May 26 541
1996 May 18 May 25 752
1997 May 21 May 25 879
1998 May 20 May 29 727
Norton Sound
Year Open Close Harvest
1980 May 21 Jun 5 2,452
1981 May 18 May 29 4,371
1982 Jun 3 Jun 11 3,933
1983 May 18 May 24 4,582
1984 Jun 6 Jun 12 3,662
1985 Jun 13 Jun 23 3,548
1986 Jun 19 Jun 26 5,194
1987 Jun 7 Jun 8 4,082
1988 May 27 May 31 4,672
1989 May 27 May 30 4,771
1990 May 28 May 31 6,439
1991 May 23 May 25 5,672
1992 No Fishery 0
1993 May 24 Jun 18 5,079
1994 Jun 5 Jun 9 906
1995 May 23 May 30 6,763
1996 May 24 May 25 6,220
1997 May 20 May 24 3,971
1998 May 22 June 9 2,624