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
12/12/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-25: Final Rule for 2019–2020 Pacific Coast Groundfish Harvest Specifications and Management Measures
12/03/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-24: Final Rule for Trawl Gear Changes
11/30/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-23 Pacific Whiting Treaty JMC Teleconference Notice
11/28/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-22: Exempted Fishing Permit Enrollment Notice
11/21/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-20 Pacific Whiting Treaty JTC Meeting Notice
10/26/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-19: Availability of West Coast Groundfish Regulations
10/24/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-18: Request for Industry Cooperation To Avoid Sablefish Bycatch in the At-Sea Whiting Fishery
10/09/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-17: Groundfish Inseason Adjustments to Commercial Fisheries-Effective October 9, 2018
09/28/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-16: Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Groundfish EFH and trawl RCA changes and Amendment 28
09/27/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-15: Groundfish Inseason Adjustments to CA Recreational Fisheries
09/24/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-14: Reapportionment of Tribal Pacific Whiting Allocations
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)