Sitka sac roe closes as co-op yields 250 tons

1:52 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Sitka sac roe closes as co-op yields 250 tons

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KCAW's Ed Ronco reports on the brief Sitka Sac Roe Herring Fishery season.
The Sitka Sound sac roe herring season is over. The Alaska Department of Fish & Game announced the closure Thursday morning. After three competitive openings, the seine fleet captured just under half the 11,549 tons it was hoping for. Spawning happened quickly in Sitka Sound.