A Sneak Peek at Ling Cod Survey Results

Laurel Lam Alerts, Groundfish

To give you a recap of the project methods and range: -Lingcod were caught from 7 geographically distinct regions in the US West Coast: Southern CA, Central CA, Northern CA, Oregon, Washington, Puget Sound, and Southeast Alaska. -300 fish were …

Pacific Halibut Quota Discussion

Scott McBain Alerts, Halibut

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and the PFMC Groundfish Advisory Panel (GAP) has proposed some additional Catch Share Plan (CSP) alternatives for the PFMC to analyze this fall (also see Tom’s summary on page 4). At the …

Humboldt Currents Summer 2017

Casey Allen Alerts, Humboldt Currents

This issue’s cover photo was provided by a proud dad. Todd Wagner of Bucksport Sporting Goods snapped this shot of his son, Adam, with a great black rockfish at Cape Mendocino. This is the kind of fish we all love …

Capsize your Kayak

Casey Allen Alerts, Humboldt Currents

  Flipping your kayak upside down while fishing offshore is not a good thing. Especially if you did not plan for it. That was one of many mistakes that led to my capsizing in Trinidad Bay.  First, I did not …

2017 Groundfish Summer Report

Tom Marking Alerts, Groundfish

TUNA, TUNA, TUNA…that’s the best news we’ve had this summer!  For a brief period in early August, with a cut-off low calming down the water off Northern California, we were treated with a flurry of tuna action.  It started in …