Monthly Archives: February 2017

Chatham Sablefish Survey

The Alaska Longline FIshermen’s Association asked me to distribute this SURVEY for Chatham permit holders to Chatham permit holders. If you are willing to answer the survey, please send it back to alfa.outreach@gmail.com.

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Chatham Sablefish Survey

NSEI Industry Meeting 3.3.17

ADF&G will be holding an industry sablefish fishery for the NSEI sablefish fishery on Friday, March 12-5pm. The agenda will include a review of the fishery and survey CPUEs, the age assessment model and outlook for 2017, a discussion on … Continue reading

Posted in ADF&G Task Force | Comments Off on NSEI Industry Meeting 3.3.17

Free Bird Avoidance Lines

Don’t forget, we have free bird avoidance lines available at the PVOA office. Stop by on week days from 9-12 to pick them up.

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Free Bird Avoidance Lines

Sablefish Pots Opening Date, Pot Tags, and VMS

The longline season will open on March 11, it is also official now that the effective date for longline pot gear in the GOA sablefish IFQ fishery will also be March 11, 2017: https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-02-07/pdf/2017-02463.pdf If you are planning on using … Continue reading

Posted in Sablefish Pots | Comments Off on Sablefish Pots Opening Date, Pot Tags, and VMS

Dockside Exams in Petersburg and New Fire Extinguisher Requirements

Don’t forget, the USCG will be in Petersburg February 7-10 for dockside exams, you can sign-up at the Harbor Master office. I have had some questions about new fire extinguisher regulations. Attached to this email is a flier explaining it … Continue reading

Posted in USCG | Comments Off on Dockside Exams in Petersburg and New Fire Extinguisher Requirements

2017 Catch Limits

To view the 2017 Catch Limits compared to recent years click here.

Posted in IPHC | Comments Off on 2017 Catch Limits

AMSEA Course and Dockside Exams in Petersburg this February

AMSEA will be holding courses in Petersburg next month. Monday, February 6th, from 8am to 7pm they will hold a one day Drill Conductor Workshop. This course will not have a pool session, but will focus on cold water survival, … Continue reading

Posted in AMSEA | Comments Off on AMSEA Course and Dockside Exams in Petersburg this February