Commercial Fishing Video Of The Day | Sitka Herring Egg Harvest | 14 Miles

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In Sitka, the annual spring herring run can be an inflammatory subject. Environmentalists, commercial fishermen, scientists and subsistence fishermen clash in board rooms, the local paper, and even, recently, in court. This episode is part of a larger film by Ellie Schmidt and Lee House.

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14 Miles is a series of documentary shorts set in Sitka, Alaska. Serious, wry, curious: we’re digging and uncovering what just might get passed by, even on an island town with only 14 miles of road from one end to the other.

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