In 2013, families on the Kuskokwim River saw the lowest king numbers on record. It was a season of sacrifice, as people watched their food source dwindle. Now, there are signs of hope. In this web extra, Dr. Katie Howard who is a fisheries biologist and Ed Jones, state coordinator for king salmon research, give their insights about king salmon numbers.
Return of the Kings airs Sunday, July 10 on Frontiers at 4:30 and 10:30 p.m.