WEST BEHM HERRING FISHERY ENDS — The Metlakatla-based commercial gillnet boat Monica Ann harvests herring Tuesday at Vallenar Bay during the state’s 2011 West Behm Canal commercial herring sac roe fishery. The Monica Ann was one of four boats that participated in the fishery, which opened Monday morning and closed at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Tuesday’s harvests were the first commercial herring sac roe fishery catches in the West Behm Canal since 1976.

via Ketchikan Daily News.


Written by JuneauTek

I'm loving life in Alaska! Check out my viewpoint from Alaska, as I go commercial fishing and skiing thru the land of the midnight sun. This is Alaska commercial fishing shown the way it should be, from fishermen. When, I'm not working on the high seas, I enjoy time with my family in Juneau, AK enjoying life, love and salmon in southeast Alaska

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