West Coast Market Report

 

Wild Salmon

  • Sockeye Salmon: Copper River Season set to open Mid-May. Other areas should follow soon after.
  • Coho Salmon:  Season set to open Mid-June. Frozen available now.
  • Troll King Salmon: Some limited openings Oregon & Canada.  Small area in Northern California - Santa Cruz/Monterey opened May 1st.
  • Copper River Salmon: Set to open Mid-May.
  • Gill-net King Salmon:  Set to open Mid-July.
  • Silverbrite/Keta: Set to open Mid-June.

Farmed Salmon

  • Canadian farmed Atlantics prices up due to low inventory/production & high demand.
  • Chilean Atlantic prices are up due to limited number of farms producing.
  • Norwegian Farmed Salmon and also Farmed Norwegian Steehead-Trout is available. Prices right now stable, have dropped some.

Dungeness Crabs

  • Season is open Coast Wide but catch is low as season approaching close. Expecting prices to increase as fewer fish being landed.

Pacific Pink Shrimp Meat

  • West Coast Season scheduled April opening was delayed as processors and boats could not agree on price. As May begins still waiting on a settlement.

Cod/Sole

  • Rockfish, True Cod and Soles all good as weather improved. Alaskan True Cod still coming in steady.

Exotics

  • Swordfish landings good and prices have settled, come down.

Tuna

  • Tuna landings steady with fish from various regions.

Mahi

  • Mahi being offered but prices  higher. Season this year has been very poor. Mexico fishing but catch has been keeping prices high.

Oysters

  • Pacific Shell Oyster some limited supply with many areas in Canada closed.

Alaskan/Canadian Halibut

  • Alaskan & Canadian halibut season open and fish coming in steady.

California Halibut

  • Halibut from Southern California /Mexico (Baja) open but limited with Alaska & Canadian season open.