Recent Groundfish Public Notices & Trip Limits

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The public notices below announce changes in groundfish regulations. For more detailed information on these changes see the Federal Register. You may also contact Frank Lockhart at 206-526-6140, in Seattle, Washington.

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Recent Public Notices
09/07/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-13: Trawl Gear Changes Proposed Rule
07/06/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-12: Pacific Whiting Treaty JMC Meeting Notice
05/31/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-11: Request for voluntary sablefish bycatch reduction in at-sea whiting sectors
05/14/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-10: Pacific whiting harvest specifications and tribal allocation
03/26/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-09: Important Information about Widow Rockfish Quota Share (QS) Transferability/Divestiture
03/23/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-08: 2018 Commercial and Recreational Pacific Halibut Fisheries in Washington, Oregon, and California
03/14/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-07: Trawl Gear EFP Enrollment Notice
02/05/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-06 Proposed rule to approve changes to the Pacific halibut Catch Sharing Plan for 2018; public comments must be received by March 1, 2018
02/02/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-05: Inseason adjustments to big skate, sablefish, and lingcod trip limits-effective February 2, 2018 (Revised April 23, 2018)
02/02/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-04: Meetings of the Scientific Review Group and Joint Management Committee
01/24/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-03: Proposed rule for the 2018 Pacific whiting tribal allocation; public comments must be received by February 23, 2018
01/18/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-02: Widow Rockfish Reallocation Notice
01/08/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-01: Final Rule to Change Pacific Whiting At-Sea Sector Darkblotched Rockfish and Pacific Ocean Perch (POP) Allocations to Set-Asides, Amendment 21-3 to the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan
12/15/2017 NMFS-SEA-17-23: Trawl Rationalization Program 2017 Year-End and Gearing Up for 2018
12/15/2017 NMFS-SEA-17-22: Proposed rule for an Oregon midwater recreational fishery; public comment must be received by January 18, 2018
11/28/2017 NMFS-SEA-17-21: Pacific Whiting Treaty JTC Meeting Notice
11/24/2017 NMFS-SEA-17-20: Final Rule for Widow Rockfish Quota Share (QS) Reallocation
11/15/2017 NMFS-SEA-17-19: 2018 Trawl Gear Exempted Fishing Permit -- Enrollment Notice
10/30/2017 NMFS-SEA-17-18: Amendment 21-3 Change Pacific Whiting At-Sea Sector Darkblotched Rockfish and Pacific Ocean Perch (POP) Allocations to Set-Asides
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