A Sneak Peek at Ling Cod Survey Results

Laurel Lam 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 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 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 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 …