Courtesy of the ADF&G

Alaska Department of Fish & Game biologists are predicting an early herring harvest for the Togiak sac roe herring fishery.


Among the proposals to be considered by the Board of Fisheries in December are 24 that target district-specific management and regulations for the Bay’s commercial salmon fishery.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report June 2, 2015

Jun 3, 2015
Molly Dischner/KDLG

KDLG's Molly Dischner has June 2's Bristol Bay Fisheries Report. Listen here for a conversation with ADFG Area Manager for the Naknek-Kvichak District Travis Elison, an update from Copper River Seafoods' Bristol Bay Manager Vojta Novak about the new plant in Naknek,  info on the local halibut and herring fisheries, and other news.

**Catch this program M-F between 6:30 and 7:00 p.m., and we'll add weekend coverage ... when the fish get here.

Tim Sands/ADF&G

The largest herring fishery in Alaska opens up Sunday night but serious fishing could be on hold for a day or 2. The Togiak sac-roe herring fishery will open at 6-pm after biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game spotted enough herring in the district to warrant a commercial fishery.

No Interest in the Security Cove Herring Fishery

Apr 17, 2014

Fishermen and processors are gearing up for the Togiak sac-roe herring fishery, which is largest herring fishery in Alaska. However, they apparently are not planning on taking part in a much smaller fishery to the west. KDLG’s Mike Mason explains.

Alaska House Majority

Legislation passed the Alaska House of Representatives Friday that expands a popular tax credit to include herring. House Bill 204 expands the Salmon Product Development Tax Credit to include herring with the goal of allowing seafood companies to further diversify their product forms.

Herring Update... Kuskokwim Area

Jun 3, 2013

The large herring fisheries in Alaska have closed but there are still some smaller fisheries underway in the Kuskokwim area. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

For the first time in several year’s there will likely be a commercial herring fishery in the Kuskokwim Bay area. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

Sitka sac roe closes as co-op yields 250 tons

Apr 5, 2013

KCAW's Ed Ronco reports on the brief Sitka Sac Roe Herring Fishery season.