Togiak Sac Roe Herring

Alaska Department of Fish and Game

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is predicting an early start for the sac roe herring fishery. But warm temperatures have made it difficult for biologists to accurately estimate when the fishery will open. 

2016 Togiak Herring forecast similar to 2015

Mar 18, 2016
Courtesy Alaska Department of Fish and Game

Plenty of herring expected in Togiak this spring, despite continuing "doom and gloom" for the market.

Tim Sands/ADF&G

The largest herring fishery in Alaska opens up Sunday night but serious fishing could be on hold for a day or 2. The Togiak sac-roe herring fishery will open at 6-pm after biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game spotted enough herring in the district to warrant a commercial fishery.

Herring Spotted in the Togiak District

Apr 24, 2014
Celest Novak

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has spotted herring in the Togiak District, which means the start of the Togiak sac-roe herring fishery is likely just days away. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

Thorey Munro

The largest herring fishery in Alaska is the Togiak sac-roe herring fishery and many stakeholders in the fishery are preparing for an early start. That includes the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. KDLG’s Mike Mason has this preview.

No Interest in the Security Cove Herring Fishery

Apr 17, 2014
ADF&G

Fishermen and processors are gearing up for the Togiak sac-roe herring fishery, which is largest herring fishery in Alaska. However, they apparently are not planning on taking part in a much smaller fishery to the west. KDLG’s Mike Mason explains.

2014 Togiak Herring Forecast Released

Oct 14, 2013
Thorey Munro

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has released the Togiak herring forecast for next year and its down slightly compared to this year’s forecast. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

ADF&G

This year’s Togiak sac-roe herring fishery featured more participation and a larger quota compared to recent years. That’s according to data outlined during a meeting held earlier this week in Dillingham. KDLG’s Mike Mason was there and filed this report.

Togiak Herring Prices Still in Doubt

Jun 12, 2013

The price associated with Alaska’s largest herring fishery is apparently still in doubt. 

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has released the season summary for the Togiak sac-roe herring fishery that came to an end on May 28th. KDLG’s Mike Mason looked it over for this report.

The ongoing Togiak Sac-Roe herring fishery is down to just one gear group but as KDLG’s Mike Mason reports… the gillnetters had a good day of fishing on Wednesday.

Celeste Novak

The Togiak Sac Roe Herring Fishery is still ongoing but one of the 2 gear groups has been closed down. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

The harvest of herring as part of the Togiak Sac-Roe Herring Fishery picked up on Saturday and Sunday. As KDLG’s Mike Mason reports… the purse seine fleet is approaching their quota of herring.

Togiak Herring Update... Slower Fishing on Friday

May 18, 2013
Thorey Munro

The herring harvest in the ongoing Togiak Sac Roe fishery slowed down a little on Friday. Friday’s total harvest was just over 820-tons with the purse seine fleet hauling in 475-tons and the gillnetters harvesting 346-tons of herring. 

Over half of the quota available in the Togiak Sac Roe Herring Fishery has been harvested.

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