Tag: NPMFC

Two nominated to represent Alaska on North Pacific Fisheries Management Council

One woman has been renominated and another woman nominated by the Dunleavy administration to represent Alaska on the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council.

NPFMC ponders changes in the halibut catch sharing plan

When the North Pacific Fishery Management Council adopted its halibut Catch Share Plan back 2014, charter operators were granted 125% of their historic catch at low levels of abundance, with that additional 25% coming out of quota for the commercial longline sector.

Comment now on GOA Pollock, cod allocations

Federal fisheries managers are accepting comments now in advance of a vote in early June in Sitka on management adjustments for Gulf of Alaska Pollock and Pacific cod season allocation.

NPFMC meeting in Portland will be shortened

It’s business as usual for staff of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, but a partial federal government shutdown due to President Trump’s demand...

Changed schedule coming for NPFMC’s Portland meeting

A federal government shutdown over the Trump administration’s demand that Congress pay for a southern border wall will force a considerable change of schedule...

Cotter retires as executive director of APICDA

Larry Cotter, the long-time executive director of the Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association, was honored by the fisheries industry on Dec. 7 in...

BOF rejects ACRs on hatchery issue

Efforts to move forward with proposals to limit hatchery production of salmon in Alaska were soundly rejected on Oct. 16 at an Alaska Board...

NPFMC rules on mixing guided, unguided halibut

Halibut harvested using guide services that is possessed with halibut not using guide services would be subject to guided sport fishing limits in Southeast...

Fish Factor: Fishing picks and pans for 2016

The start of 2017 marks the 26th year for this weekly column that targets news for and about Alaska’s seafood industry. The goal is...

Navy will report to NPFMC on GOA plans

U.S. Navy officials are scheduled to report to federal fisheries managers in Seattle in late January on Gulf of Alaska training exercises scheduled for...
WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com