Fishery Management Plan and Amendments: FMP: Amendment 14

Permit Stacking, Season Extension, and Other Modifications to the Limited Entry Fixed Gear Sablefish Fishery

March 2001

This amendment established a permit stacking system for the limited entry fixed gear sablefish fishery.

June 2014

In June 2014, the Council completed a review of the limited entry fixed gear permit stacking program (catch shares), a program which effectively established a limited access privilege program (catch shares) for the limited entry fixed gear fishery.

  • Final Report: Pacific Coast Groundfish Limited Entry Fixed Gear Sablefish Permit Stacking (Catch Shares) Program Review (August 2014)
  • Data Appendix to Pacific Coast Groundfish Limited Entry Fixed Gear Sablefish Permit Stacking (Catch Shares) Program Review (May 2015)