Halibut Bycatch or Groundfish Management?

There?s no question that halibut caught by sportfishermen and the direct commercial?fleet are worth more than halibut tossed over the side of a trawl vessel.? What is in question is when this issue is relevant. ?For those of us who rely on a healthy halibut stock for...

Electronic Monitoring of the Commercial Fleets

Management decisions rely on accurate accounting of commercial fisheries? retained and discarded catch.? In Alaska?s fixed gear groundfish and halibut fisheries, this is done through the North Pacific Observer Program.? The Council has been working with the NMFS and...

Charter Management Implementation Committee

Flowchart of Halibut Management Decision Process October ADF&G Releases Preliminary Season Harvest Numbers CMIC meets and discusses possible management alternatives for ADF&G to evaluate December IPHC releases end of season Stock Assessment/Catch Tables which...

Calendar

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