So far 157 million salmon have been caught better than the 137 million expected and the season is not yet over. Most of the salmon were caught in Prince William area. Prices for Alaska’s mighty salmon are also doing well for the State. This includes fresh, frozen and canned. This is great news for Alaska as the fishing industry employees so many people and is an integral part of life. The good prices reflect demand for a quality product. The high catch numbers are also good for consumers as a healthy fishing industry ensures tasty wild Alaska seafood on our plates.