This just in from salmonuniversity.com:
Forecasts are great for the Queen Charlotte’s and the Nushagak in 2009
Canadian Fisheries claims the water temperature is the coldest in 11 years and the ocean conditions are perfect for setting up huge runs of returning Chinook and Coho for 2009. In 2005 the Nushagak had over 300k returning Chinook – this year will be the returning fish from that run, coupled with terrific ocean conditions equates to a banner year in 2009
What does this mean for the southern residents?