UPDATED: First herring opening nets nearly 7,000 tons

SITKA, ALASKA The first opening of the Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery brought in 6,900 tons of herring. That's according to revised preliminary data from Fish & Game area management biologist Dave Gordon after Wednesday's harvest near the Gavanski and Siganaka islands.
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