Sitka Herring Sac Roe Fishery on Two-Hour Notice

Melati Kaye, KCAW – Sitka

The Sitka Sound herring sac roe fishery went on two-hour notice today, meaning the first opening of one of Alaska’s most lucrative fisheries could get underway at any moment now.

While anticipation is high as the fleet prepares to fish, so is speculation about prices for this year’s harvest of herring eggs. That’s because Japan is the main market.

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