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Untangling Southeast Alaska's fisheries

...that from what she observed, they do.She also got the chance to observe the multimillion-dollar Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery opener from the deck of a participating seiner."I knew it would be interesting, I knew it was fascinating...
Herring Rock marks traditional harvest

...seiners on the verge of wrapping up this year's sac roe herring fishery, attention is shifting back to the traditional...of time before none of them are left."After the sac roe herring harvest is over, the traditional subsistence harvest...
Sitka herring fishery may open Thursday

JUNEAU - The Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery could open as early as Thursday.KCAW reports the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is placing the fishery on a two-hour...
Sitka fishermen continue herring fishery reports the total was just under the 5,300 tons caught Thursday in the first opening of the sac roe herring fishery.Both openings were in Starrigavan and Katlian bays.The guideline harvest this year is 16,333 tons and...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Gunnar Knapp of the Alaska Institute for Social and Economic Research. Those include frozen sockeye salmon, salmon roe, herring roe, sea urchin roe, sablefish, and pollock surimi, according to Knapp. Japan is also a large importer of crab...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...adjusting to provide better service," he said. He is married to Karen Eriksen, and they have four children. Sitka sac roe herring catch tops quota The state Department of Fish and Game said the large catch brought the season total to 12,376 tons...
Juneau Empire Story Archive one of the best on record. In just under 23 hours, 83 gillnetters and five processors harvested 715 tons of sac roe herring in the fishery, which opened April 30. ``There were a lot of fish down there,'' said Andy McGregor, Juneau area...
Photo: Herring rush

Herring seiners set their nets Friday in Deep Inlet and Aleutkina Bay near Sitka during the opening of the Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery. Sound off on the important issues at
Photo: Icy conditions

...the boat across the Gulf of Alaska, a trip of more than 1,000 miles, to take part in the upcoming Sitka Sound sac roe herring opening. He said he and others crossing the gulf at the same time were met with wind gusts of 70 mph and blinding snow...
Photo: Infinite Graces rights itself

Workers try to right the Infinite Grace on Friday during the second opening of the Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery in Sitka. The ship righted itself after a few minutes and no one appeared injured in the incident.


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