Sitka Sac Roe Herring Fishery Remains Open for Second Day

Joe Viechnicki, KFSK – Petersburg

The Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery had its second opening Friday afternoon and the second day’s harvest was much larger than the first.

The fishery opened today at 1:40 p.m. and closed a little more than an hour later. Early estimates put today’s catch at around 5,000 tons.

The guideline harvest level for this year’s fishery is 19,490 tons.

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