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Vessel License Application for the 2017 Area 2A Halibut Fishery

Vessels in Alaska and British Columbia no longer need a license from the IPHC. Federal and State licensing requirements, though, must still be fulfilled.

Please be aware of the following policy change when submitting your application:

Applications must be signed by the vessel owner.

NOTE: If you made a commercial landing or held an IPHC Sport Charter License last year, you will automatically be mailed a renewal form.

Area 2A (WA-OR-CA) license applications for the incidental commercial fishery during the salmon trolling season must be postmarked or faxed no later than 11:59 p.m. 15 March 2017.

Area 2A (WA-OR-CA) license applications for the incidental commercial fishery during the longline sablefish fishery must be postmarked or faxed no later than 11:59 p.m. 15 March 2017.

Area 2A (WA-OR-CA) license applications for the directed commercial fishery must be postmarked or faxed no later than 11:59 p.m. 1 May 2017.

There is no deadline for Area 2A Sport Charter applications.

Industry Features

Commercial Fishery

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Commercial halibut fishery updates from Alaska, British Columbia, and the U.S. West Coast.

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Sport fishing information from Alaska, British Columbia, and the U.S. West Coast.

Advisory Bodies

Advisory Bodies Feature

The IPHC maintains an auxilary website for its Advisory Bodies at iphc.info.