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To protect the sustainability of the Pacific halibut resource, ensure fair and equitable allocation of the halibut resource among all sectors, and promote rational management of the halibut fishery.

Current Issues (11/30/13):

The IPHC Interim meeting is Dec 4-5. Staff recommendations on the 2014 catch limits will be announced along with the analysis. If you want to listen/view the webinar, be sure to pre-register. http://www.iphc.int/meetings-and-events/340-im2013.html

The IPHC Annual meeting is in Seattle Jan 13-17 and this is when the 2014 quota's will be determined. http://www.iphc.int/meetings-and-events/annual-meeting.html

Catch Sharing Plan Final Rule. The final rule and public comment are under review and we are hopeful it will be published before the Council meeting beginning Dec 9 so that it will be in effect for the 2014 season.

The Council and Advisory Panel will be considering halibut charter management measures for 2014 from Dec 10-12. The Council will recommend management measures to the IPHC for 2014 implementation. the Council agenda is here http://www.npfmc.org/wp-content/PDFdocuments/meetings/SupplementalAgendaInfo1213.pdf

IPHC Calendar

December 4-5. IPHC Interim meeting in Seattle.
December 31. Catch limit proposals due to IPHC.
January 13-17, 2013 Annual Meeting in Victoria (Portions will be webcast)


 

2011 Charter Operators vs Locke (Halibut Charter Limited Entry)


2009 Charter Lawsuit

Event Calendar

Dec 4-5, 2013 IPHC Interim Meeting, Seattle

Jan 13-17, 2014 IPHC Annual Meeting, Seattle

Jan 19-23, 2015.  IPHC Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC

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