HERRING ARE HERE: A commercial fishing fleet took to the waters lining Deep Bay Saturday afternoon vying with hundreds of birds flocking to the ocean as the annual herring spawn looked to be starting. Test boats were doing their work the last few days in anticipation of the opening. Seepqbnews.com and Thursday’s editon of The NEWS for more.

HERRING ARE HERE: A commercial fishing fleet took to the waters lining Deep Bay Saturday afternoon vying with hundreds of birds flocking to the ocean as the annual herring spawn looked to be starting. Test boats were doing their work the last few days in anticipation of the opening. Seepqbnews.com and Thursday’s editon of The NEWS for more.

The herring have come to Parksville Qualicum Beach

Test boats have been in the waters off Bowser the last few days trying to help determine when the roe fishery will open

HERRING ARE HERE: A commercial fishing fleet took to the waters lining Deep Bay Saturday afternoon vying with hundreds of birds flocking to the ocean as the annual herring spawn looked to be starting. Test boats were doing their work the last few days in anticipation of the opening. Seepqbnews.com and Thursday’s editon of The NEWS for more.