Signs Point to No Sitka Sac Roe Herring Season This Year
Although the Alaska Department of Fish and Game has not announced the season opened or closed, there are now increasing indications that there will not be a sac roe herring fishery in Sitka this year.
It’s not that the herring aren’t there, it’s that they’re too small. Averages sizes, according to some processors in the area, have been 92 grams, short of the traditional target of 110-115 grams and far short of last year’s standard of 125 grams. That higher size target last year resulted in a truncated...
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