The U.S. Coast Guard has advised permit holders for the annual Sitka Herring Sac-Roe fishery that they will increase the number of boarding teams in Sitka and will, “conduct immediate on-scene boardings of intentional collisions that occur durin...
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Photo courtesy of Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally, U.S. Coast Guard
A fleet of fishing vessels finishing off-loading their catch of herring during the 2011 Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery in Sitka Sound April 4, 2011. The fishery is open for a few hours for as many as five days each year and more than 50 vessels attempt to catch as many fish for their roe as possible in that time.