It's on at Togiak!

A fine specimen of a Togiak herring. ADF&G photo

The state's biggest sac roe herring fishery is now under way near the Bristol Bay village of Togiak.

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game gave the green light to seiners and gillnetters effective at 6 p.m.

The forecast is for a potential harvest of 21,622 tons. The industry took 22,699 tons last year.