Monthly Archives: March 2003

Blueberry Blossoms

With the warmer weather over the last week, the blueberry blossoms are really making more of a showing. Unfortunately, many of them are brown and dried up at the opening. I think this is due to damage from being frozen … Continue reading

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Piper Island Trip

I finally finished a journal entry for my trip to Piper Island. One of the things I did while there was to follow a set of otter tracks from the beach up through the center of the island and back … Continue reading

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More Herring

They apparently did not reach the quota of herring in the opening yesterday, so they opened the fishery up for another hour this afternoon. Although I did not hear the official boundaries, it appeared that they were similar to yesterday’s. … Continue reading

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Herring Opening

This afternoon I spent some time watching the buildup and start of the herring opening. Initially boats seemed to be fairly evenly distributed from Crescent harbor down to the mouth of Jamestown Bay. The larger tenders seemed to be off … Continue reading

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Herring Opening

Just heard on the radio that there will be an opening this afternoon. Fishing is expected to take place between Eastern Channel and Japonski island in Crescent Bay and along Galankin Island. This means there could be quite a bit … Continue reading

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Herring Season

The herring fleet has been on two hour notice for the last couple of days. The herring sac roe fishery is often not more than a couple of hours. From first light, spotters are flying small aircraft looking for the … Continue reading

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