Public Notices

Inseason Updates
10/17/2017 NOAA-NMFS-2017-17-REVISED: Inseason adjustments to sablefish trip limits, clarification of lingcod size limits for Shorebased IFQ, and California recreational fishery depth restrictions, effective October 19, 2017
07/05/2017 NOAA-NMFS-17-13: Inseason adjustments to lingcod trip limits and the non-trawl RCA, and transfer of POP and DKBL to the at-sea whiting fishery, effective July 3, 2017
05/12/2017 NOAA-NMFS-17-11: Inseason adjustments to increase sablefish trip limits and transfer Pacific Ocean perch to the at-sea whiting fishery, effective May 12, 2017
05/12/2017 NMFS-SEA-17-10: Inseason adjustment to incidental halibut retention in the sablefish primary fishery N. of Pt Chehalis; and changes to WA recreational management measures, effective May 11, 2017
08/31/2016 NMFS-SEA-16-18: Inseason adjustments to commercial fishery management measures and a transfer of Pacific Ocean perch to the Mothership sector, effective September 1, 2016
06/30/2016 NMFS-SEA-16-16: Inseason revisions to sablefish trip limits in the limited entry fixed gear and open access daily trip limit fisheries, effective July 1, 2016
08/14/2015 NMFS-SEA-15-18: Announcing inseason trip limit changes for commercial groundfish fisheries, effective August 14, 2015
07/25/2014 NMFS-SEA-14-20: NOAA Fisheries announces inseason increases to sablefish trip limits, effective July 25, 2014
12/03/2013 NMFS-SEA-13-21: NOAA Fisheries announces inseason increases to trip limits for some species in the commercial non-trawl groundfish fishery, effective December 3, 2013
05/07/2013 NMFS-SEA-13-09: NMFS announces inseason changes to the incidental Pacific halibut retention regulations in the primary sablefish fishery and to recreational fishery management measures off Washington, effective May 6, 2012
08/20/2012 Reminder to all Quota Share account holders of Sept. 1 transfer deadline; and inseason actions for limited entry fixed gear DTL fisheries: sablefish trip limit decreases North of 36° N. Lat., increases to bocaccio and shelf rockfish trip limits South of 34° 27’ N. lat.
12/19/2011 Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery. Inseason changes to commercial and recreational fishery management measures; effective Jan. 1, 2012
11/23/2011 Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery. Inseason changes to commercial fishery management measures; effective November 1, 2011
10/28/2011 Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery. Inseason changes to commercial fishery management measures; effective November 1, 2011
06/29/2011 Inseason changes to commercial fishery management measures in Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery; effective July 1, 2011
02/28/2011 Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery. 2011 Sablefish tier limits; inseason changes to commercial and recreational fishery management measures; effective Mar. 1, 2011
11/30/2010 Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery. Inseason changes to fishery management measures; Effective at 0001 hours local time on December 1, 2010
09/30/2010 Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery. Inseason changes to fishery management measures; Effective at 0001 hours local time on October 1, 2010
08/20/2010 Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery. Inseason changes to fishery management measures; Effective at 0001 hours local time on August 18, 2010
07/16/2010 Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery. Correction to the inseason changes to petrale sole trip limits in the limited entry bottom trawl fishery management measures that went into place July 1, 2010; Effective at 0001 hours local time on July 16, 2010
07/01/2010 Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery. Inseason changes to commercial fishery management measures effective July 1, 2010; Changes to yelloweye rockfish harvest guidelines and set-asides
04/30/2010 Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery. Inseason changes to commercial fishery management measures
05/16/2008 "This Public Notice corrects language describing the May 1 inseason changes to the Open Access Sablefish Daily Trip Limit (DTL) fishery that were published in the April 29, 2008 Public Notice. The Trip Limit Tables (Table 5 North and 5 South) in the April 29, 2008 public notice were correct and are unchanged via this correction. This error was isolated only to the April 29, 2008 Public Notice. Federal regulations for the Open Access fishery did not contain this error."
04/25/2007 NMFS announces inseason adjustments to the 2007-2008 groundfish specifications and management measures effective May 1, 2007
04/16/2007 NMFS announces inseason adjustments to the 2007-2008 groundfish specifications and management measures effective April 17, 2007
06/30/2006 July 06 Inseason Adjustments to Commercial, Recreational, and Tribal Management Measures
04/26/2006 May 06 Inseason Adjustments to Commercial Management Measures
11/30/2005 Inseason Adjustments to 2005-2006 Groundfish Management Measures for December 2005-February 2006
10/18/2005 Correction to October Inseason Adjustments to 2005-2006 Groundfish Management Measures
06/29/2005 July Inseason Adjustment to 2005-2006 Groundfish Management Measures [Correction: The last paragraph on page two incorrectly references the area between 34°27’ N. lat. and U.S./Canada border. That paragraph is intended to reference the area between 34°27’ N. lat. and the U.S./Mexico border. The trip limit tables are correct.]
04/29/2005 May Inseason Adjustments to 2005-2006 Groundfish Management Measures
03/29/2005 April Inseason Changes to the 2005-2006 Groundfish Management Measures