FISHING: Salmon Come Back

As fishermen in hundreds of small boats hauled in one netful after another, the fat, red-flanked fish made the shallow water boil. Working two men in a boat round the clock, the fishermen collected as much as $1,000 apiece a day. Thus did the salmon come back last week to Alaska's Bristol Bay, one of the richest salmon-fishing grounds in the world, in the biggest run in the 49th state in twelve years.

Heartening Prediction. For Alaska fishermen, who had been hard hit by steadily diminishing runs in recent years, it was almost too good to be true. Some had...

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