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May 15, 2018
2018 Copper River Salmon Season Opens May 17th
The Copper River salmon season opens May 17. The first opener is set for 12 hours. Based on the results of that opening, fisheries managers will set other opening days and times for the rest of the season
Depending on weather, how long boats stay out fishing, processing capacity and flights, fish should arrive in Albuquerque 3 to 5 days after the opening.