April 5, 2012 | Vol. 39, No. 14

Third Sitka Sound herring opener set for Thursday

On Monday, April 2, the Sitka Sound herring sac roe fishery was opened in the northwest portion of Sitka Sound and brought in an estimated catch of 5,610 tons. The fishery opened at 11:30 a.m. and closed at 4:40 p.m.

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James Poulson / Sitka Sentinel
Petersburg Seiner Jean C. transfers herring to tender during an opening during 2010’s fishery in Sitka.

The preliminary harvest for th...

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