When the herring come back

January 2 marks the opening of the commercial herring season in our waters, a phenomenon that’s come and gone over the past 43 years. Of course, locals have known about the abundant winter herring runs for generations. Here’s how Marin This Month Magazine described the annual herring frenzy in January, 1960: “Fish, fowl and the people of Marin will enjoy on various levels of ecstasy the annual herring run sometime during the first two weeks of this month. Read [email protected]  13:58

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