On the week of June 4, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council will meet in Kodiak to discuss halibut bycatch limits in the Gulf of Alaska.
After years of study and foot-dragging, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council is finally considering reducing the amount of halibut bycatch in the Gulf of Alaska.
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council is scheduled to take final action on a proposal to reduce halibut bycatch by the trawl fleet by up to 15 percent at its next meeting, which takes place in Kodiak beginning June 4.
According to the report published in the Homer News on Oct 27, the International Pacific Halibut Commission's own statistics state that guided sport fishermen, ie.
The owners of the Zen Restaurant will pay a civil penalty of $18,000 over the next 12 months for illegally purchasing subsistence-harvested Pacific halibut in 2010, according to a settlement agreement signed on February 23.
25 PM on Wednesday, January 25, 2012. International Pacific Halibut Commission meeting gets under way in Anchorage IPHC Update No.
The International Pacific Halibut Commission will webcast a briefing on its stock assessment and preliminary recommended catch limits for 2012.
Next year will be no exception to the five year trend of trimming Pacific halibut catches.
The owners of the Zen Restaurant will pay a civil penalty of $18,000 over the next 12 months for illegally purchasing subsistence -harvested Pacific halibut in 2010, according to a settlement agreement signed on February 23.
Halibut fishers are encouraged to submit ideas for 2013 regulatory changes or management actions for review at the International Pacific Halibut Commission's annual meeting.
Halibut are one of the most prized eating fish around, and California is blessed with two species of these flatfish, the Pacific halibut and the smaller California halibut .
10 ways with Pacific halibut.
Pacific halibut is protected from overfishing, so it makes a good eco-friendly choice.
Dinner entrees include certified Black Angus prime steak, Dungeness crab, Pacific salmon & halibut, fish & chips, poultry and pasta dishes.