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 …

2017 Preseason Groundfish Report

Tom Marking Groundfish, Halibut

The wind is howling outside, the waves are big, we’ve received over 40” of rain to date, the rivers are at monitor stage, (when are the herring going to run?); and our thoughts are tuning to what lies ahead for …

HALIBUT REVIEW – Fall 2015

Tom Marking Halibut

The International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) set the area 2A allocation of 970,000 lbs for 2015. California received 4% of the non-tribal portion of this allocation which amounted to 25,220 net pounds. Due to our success in past years the …