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. Melissa, Connor and I walked down to Lincoln street beach to watch. Unlike yesterday, there … Read more

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 to the side, presumably to allow the seiners room to put out their nets before … Read more

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 of activity visible from Totem Park and the beach along Lincoln Street. I’ll probably walk … Read more