Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
The Briefing Book for the June 2013 Council meeting has been posted to the Council’s website on the “Briefing Book” webpage. The Briefing Book contains “situation summaries” (brief summaries that provide background for each agenda item), reports and materials for each agenda item, and written public comment.
Friday, May 10th, 2013
Washington, D.C., May 9, 2013 — The Managing Our Nation’s Fisheries 3 conference wrapped up on a successful note, with conference participants developing 128 recommendations for improving fishery sustainability. Please see the full Press Release dated May 9, 2013.
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Monday, April 29th, 2013
Download The Line, Volume 2, No. 2, a publication of the Pacific Fishery Management Council. The Line is a summary of West Coast fisheries news, for fishermen, published five times per year. This issue reports on the decisions made at the April 2013 PFMC meeting.
If you have comments, questions, or suggestions regarding The Line, please direct them to: Ms. Jennifer Gilden, Information and Communications Specialist at (503) 820-2280 ext. 418 or toll free: 1-866-806-7204.
Monday, April 22nd, 2013
Preseason Report III Council Adopted Management Measures and Environmental Assessment Part 3 for 2013 Ocean Salmon Fishery Regulations, published April 2013, is available on the Council’s website. Visit the Preseason Report III webpage to download the document.
Tuesday, April 16th, 2013
The Pacific Fishery Management Council met April 6-11, 2013 in Portland, Oregon. The April 2013 Council Meeting Decision Summary Document summarizes the decisions made during that meeting.
Wednesday, April 10th, 2013
The following DRAFT salmon management measures tables were adopted by the Council at their April 2013 meeting and will be published in Preseason Report III (tentatively scheduled for April 22). Please keep in mind the tables are DRAFT until implemented as Federal Regulations.
See the 2013 salmon season press release here.
Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
The Briefing Book for the April 2013 Council meeting has been posted to the Council’s website on the “Briefing Book” webpage. The Briefing Book contains “situation summaries” (brief summaries that provide background for each agenda item), reports and materials for each agenda item, and written public comment.
Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
The document Preseason Report II: Proposed Alternatives and Environmental Assessment Part 2 for 2013 Ocean Salmon Fishery Regulations; Regulation Identifier Number 0648-XC438 has been posted to the Council’s website. Please visit the 2013 Preseason Report II webpage to view and download the document.
The Council solicits public comments on the proposed management Alternatives in preparation for adopting final management recommendations at its April meeting. Oral and written comments on the proposed management Alternatives may be presented at public hearings (see “Salmon Public Hearings” for locations and dates). Additional comment will be accepted during the April Council meeting. Written comments received at the Council office by 11:59 PM, March 31, 2013 will be copied and distributed to all Council members.
Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
The Pacific Fishery Management Council met March 7-11, 2013 in Tacoma, Washington. The March 2013 Council Meeting Decision Summary Document summarizes the decisions made during that meeting.