About 15% of the Quota Taken as the Sitka Sound Sac Roe Herring Fishery Opens

The nets went into the water for the first opening of the Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery Saturday afternoon for two and a half hours and brought in about 47 hundred tons. The quota is 29 thousand. The opening was located in the northwest portion of Sitka Sound. It included Hayward Strait, Promisla Bay, and parts of Eastern Bay.

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Ed Ronco is a reporter at KCAW in Sitka.