Groundfish FMP Amendment 14: Permit Stacking, Season Extension, and Other Modifications to the Limited Entry Fixed Gear Sablefish Fishery

Environmental Assessment, Regulatory Impact Review, and Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis

Program Review

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)