Fisherman Pat Pellett set gillnet fishing on the Alsek River. (Photo courtesy Nicole Zeiser)

Fisherman Pat Pellett set gillnet fishing on the Alsek River. (Photo courtesy Nicole Zeiser)

Unexplained sockeye dropoff shuts down Yakutat fishery

Small town’s economy leans on set net fishery, whose previously healthy wild runs are now the worst ever

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