Monthly Archives: January 2018
From the January 26, 2018 IPHC News Release: The IPHC did not agree on new Pacific halibut catch limits for 2018, and therefore the catch limits adopted by the IPHC in 2017 remain in place. Both Contracting Parties, Canada and … Continue reading
The Petersburg Science Series has a guest speaker, Joel Curtis a Meteorologist with the National Weather Service, on Wednesday, January 31 at 7pm in the Borough Assembly Chambers. The public is welcome to attend and the flier is here.
Due to a schedule conflict with the impending crab fishery, AMSEA had to change the date for their upcoming Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop in Petersburg. Please see the attached revised flyer for the upcoming pair of marine safety workshops. … Continue reading
The Trump Administration released a draft plan for oil and gas lease sales across Alaska’s coast, including Southeast waters in 2023. Nineteen lease sales are proposed under the plan and Bristol Bay is the only area without a planned lease … Continue reading
Meeting documents for the upcoming Southeast and Yakutat Board of Fish meeting can be found here. Shellfish issues are scheduled for Jan. 11-14, followed by Finfish Jan. 15-23. Public testimony will be heard in two parts, one during the Shellfish … Continue reading
NMFS released this alert to Pacific cod fishermen warning of the 80% decrease in catch limits in the Gulf of Alaska for 2018 and how the cut affects various gear types.