It's the heart of fishing season on the Kenai Peninsula. On this week's Kenai Conversation, we'll talk with Ben Mohr, executive director of the Kenai River Sportfishing Association about the state of that industry, and what issues they're paying attention to on the Kenai River and beyond.
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game began counting the early run a couple weeks ago and as of Wednesday, 343 chinook had gone past sonar counters. That number is on pace with two of the last three years. The early return was a little higher at this point last year.