In Kolyma started salmon fishing season

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Krasnoukhova in photobacteria Putin. Archival photoIn Kolyma started salmon fishing season© RIA Novosti / Sergey Krasnoukhova the image Bank

The specialists of «Okhotskrybvod» on Monday formally announced the opening of fishing grounds for industrial fishing on the rivers of the region, told RIA Novosti the representative office.

Quotas are set according to forecasts of scientists. The total limit of Pacific salmon and char for the Magadan region amounted to slightly more than 7 thousand tons, of 5070 tonnes of pink salmon, chum salmon – 1518 tons, coho salmon – 184 tons, sockeye – 3 tons and loaches – 363 tons. This is the total volume, which is expected to catch up on September 17. The forecasts may change for the better, in this case, the quotas for fishermen may increase.

«This Putin showed up about thirty enterprises. The lion’s share of the total quota given to them — four tons five hundred thirty-four pounds of salmon. The day before, on Saturday, opened it, and sites for Amateur fishing. The average cost of a license for anglers eight hundred rubles. For the money in the licence area a person can catch the ten tails salmon or trout, five whales or coho salmon,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to him, while the active approach of salmon in Kolyma no, he is expected in the first half of July. At the same time roughly will be known, whether will increase quotas for fishermen.

«It is possible that a good approach when the quota can increase by half. For two years banned drift-net fishing steel nets in the open sea, so it is expected that the approaches of pink salmon will be higher than predicted. Scientists are now conducting trawl surveys, just to adjust their forecasts,» — said the source.