President’s Message Fall 2017

Scott McBainAlerts, President's Message

This time of year is always a hard one for me. Loss of daylight, beginning of the cold wet season, nostalgia for summer fishing opportunities. However, it is also the beginning of the new year that will provide more opportunities …

Pacific Halibut Quota Discussion

Scott McBainHalibut

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 …

President’s Message Summer 2017

Scott McBainPresident's Message

I hope everyone has had a great summer on the ocean. Despite the lack of a salmon season for those of us fishing north of Horse Mountain, we have been fortunate to have other opportunities this year. The California halibut …

President’s Message Spring 2017

Scott McBainPresident's Message

What a winter! After three years of drought, the heavens opened up and provided us with record rainfall all across California. While the news for salmon fishing over the next two years is bleak, there is some bright spots in …

President’s Message Winter 2017

Scott McBainPresident's Message

Happy New Year to all of you, we hope it is starting off well. There is a lot to look forward to for the 2017 saltwater fishing season, which is described in more detail on the following pages. The discouraging …