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Council tightens charter halibut rules after 2014 overages

...allocations in both 3A and 2C, prompting the North Pacific council to propose the new measures to the International Pacific Halibut Commission.Under the catch sharing plan, charter management is determined on an annual basis each December based on...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-22/council-tightens-charter-halibut-rul
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Another year of halibut quota cuts on the table

Pacific halibut fishermen could have a reduced catch next year if the International Pacific Halibut Commission opts to go with the "blue-line" projection released Dec. 2, but Alaskan fishermen in some areas may see a slightly higher...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-02/another-year-of-halibut-quota-cuts-o
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Anglers report larger halibut

...is what we need to turn around the decline in spawning biomass," he wrote in an email. The International Pacific Halibut Commission, which manages the halibut stock from northern California north to the Bering Sea, also hears anecdotal reports...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-27/anglers-report-larger-halibut
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Halibut quota cut again

...fishermen on the Kenai Peninsula will see a reduced catch in 2014 under limits announced Friday at the International Pacific Halibut Commission's annual meeting.The commission is the six-member body charged with regulating the halibut fishery from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-18/halibut-quota-cut-again
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Iowa angler wins halibut derby jackpot

...Bayes. In August, a Georgia angler brought in a halibut measuring approximately 75 inches. The International Pacific Halibut Commission's length-weight chart indicate a halibut that size would hit the scales around 224 pounds. According to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-09-22-8
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NOAA receives thousands of comments on catch sharing plan

...catch limit as determined by the International Pacific Halibut Commission. The catch would be split between the commercial...other conservation measures to the International Pacific Halibut Commission. Under the proposed CSP, the council uses...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-09-02/noaa-receives-thousands-of-comments-
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Commercial-charter halibut plan released for comment

...areas 2C, or Southeast, and 3A, the central Gulf of Alaska.Under the proposed plan, the International Pacific Halibut Commission would continue to set the overall catch limit each year, and the charter sector would receive a percentage...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-07-16/commercial-charter-halibut-plan-rele
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Sportfish reps, NMFS agree one-fish limit isn't on table

...areas 2C, or Southeast, and 3A, the Central Gulf of Alaska. Under the proposed plan, the International Pacific Halibut Commission, or IPHC, would continue to set the overall catch limit each year, and the charter sector would receive a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-09-07/sportfish-reps-nmfs-agree-one-fish-l
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Mixed outlook for fish stocks, new regs

...about 400 tons, to 12,510 tons.The final decision on halibut management will come at the International Pacific Halibut Commission meeting in January, but preliminary numbers indicate North Pacific fishermen will see a significant cut compared...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-12-29/mixed-outlook-for-fish-stocks-new-re
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Comment sought on new halibut proposal plan

...management specialist Rachel Baker.Currently, the two interests are managed separately.The International Pacific Halibut Commission determines the total amount of halibut that can be harvested without causing conservation problems in an area...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-08-01/comment-sought-on-new-halibut-propos
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