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Documents associated with the agenda items below will be linked as they become available.

 

Monday - January 26

a.m. 8:30 - 9:30 Executive Session I (closed)
9:30 - 11:30 IPHC Finance and Administration Committee I (closed)
10:00 - 11:30 Seabird Bycatch Avoidance Workshop
p.m. 1:00 - 5:00
IPHC Public Session I (webcast)
5:00 - 7:00 Canadian Sectional Meeting
6:30 - 8:30 United States Sectional Meeting

Tuesday - January 27

a.m. 8:30 - 9:30 IPHC Executive Session II (closed)
a.m. 9:30 - 11:30
IPHC Public Session II (webcast)
p.m. 1:00 - 5:00
IPHC Administrative Session I (webcast)
1:00 - 5:00
Conference Board (CB) Session I
1:00 - 5:00
Processor Advisory Group (PAG) Session I
7:00 - 9:30
IPHC Reception

Wednesday - January 28

a.m. 8:00 - 12:00
Conference Board (CB) Session II
8:00 - 12:00
Processor Advisory Group (PAG) Session II
8:00 - 8:30
IPHC Executive Session III (closed)
8:30 - 11:30
IPHC Administrative Session II (webcast)
p.m. 1:00 - 5:00
Conference Board (CB) Session III
1:00 - 5:00
Processor Advisory Group (PAG) Session III
1:00 - 3:30
IPHC Administrative Session III (webcast)
3:30 - 5:00
IPHC Finance and Administration Committee II (closed)

Thursday - January 29

a.m. 8:00 - 8:30 IPHC Executive Session IV (closed)
9:00 - 10:30
IPHC, CB, and PAG Joint Public Session (webcast)
10:30 - 12:00
IPHC Administrative Session IV (webcast)
p.m. 1:30 - 5:00
IPHC Administrative Session V (webcast)

Friday - January 30

a.m. 7:30 - 8:30
IPHC Executive Session V (closed)
9:00 - 12:00
IPHC Public Session III (webcast recording)

 

Reference Documents

The Commission invites the public to submit requests for 2015 regulatory changes (season length, clearances in Area 4, logbook reporting measures, etc.) or management actions for review at the Annual Meeting. The deadline date for submission is October 31, 2014. The Commission will not guarantee consideration of proposals received after this date. The submission form can be downloaded using the link below or can be requested by calling the Commission offices at (206) 634-1838. A summary of all proposals will be posted on the IPHC website when available.

Completed forms can be submitted by:

FAX: (206) 632-2983

Mail: 2320 W. Commodore Way, Suite 300, Seattle, WA 98199-1287, U.S.A.

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Proposals submitted to date

Number TopicSubmitted byReceived
1

Establish a maximum size limit for Pacific Halibut that are to be caught and retained.

KC Dochtermann October 20, 2014
2

Retainment of first 29" or less fish.

James Howe October 31, 2014

Late Proposals

3

Review size limit of 30 inches for the commercial fishery

Fishing Vessel Owners' Association December 8, 2014
4

Area 3A sport charter fishing comments

Ninilchik Saltwater Charters December 20, 2014
5

AK sport size limit comments

David Marsh December 21, 2014

The Commission distributed a brief summary of stock assessment information and the preliminary harvest decision table following the 2014 Interim Meeting (Dec 2-3). The Commission invites proposals for 2015 catch limits or harvest advice. Comments should be submitted to the Commission by December 31, 2014. A summary of all proposals will be posted on the IPHC website when available.

  • Catch Limit Proposal Comment Form (MS Word; pdf)
Submit by:

FAX: (206) 632-2983

Mail: 2320 W. Commodore Way, Suite 300, Seattle, WA 98199-1287 USA

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Proposals submitted to date

Number TopicSubmitted byReceived
1

Adopt Area 2A FCEY of 990,000

Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation, and Conservation District December 23, 2014
2

Long term sustainability

North Pacific Fisheries Association December 31, 2014
3

Apportionment for Area 4B

Adak Community Development Corporation December 29, 2014
4

Adopt FCEY greater than Blue Line for Area 4CDE

Alaska Seafood Cooperative December 30, 2014
5

Considerations when adopting Area 4 catch limits

Freezer Longline Coalition December 31, 2014
6

Adopt Area 2A FCEY of 990,000

Humboldt Area Saltwater Anglers December 31, 2014
7

Halibut bycatch reduction efforts and comments

At-sea Processors Association December 31, 2014
8

Maintain Area 4CDE catch limit at 2014 level

Central Bering Sea Fishermen's Association December 31, 2014
Documents associated with the agenda items below will be linked as they become available.

 

Monday - January 13

a.m. 11:00 - 12:00 Executive Session I (closed)
p.m. 1:00 - 5:00
Public Session I
6:30 - 8:30 United States Sectional Meeting
6:30 - 8:30 Canadian Sectional Meeting

Tuesday - January 22

a.m. 8:30 - 11:00
Public Session II
p.m. 1:00 - 5:00
IPHC Administrative Session I
1:00 - 5:00
Conference Board (CB) Session I
1:00 - 5:00
Processor Advisory Group (PAG) Session I

Wednesday - January 23

a.m. 8:00 - 8:30 Executive Session III (closed)
a.m. 8:30 - 11:30
IPHC Administrative Session II
8:00 - 12:00
Conference Board (CB) Session II
8:00 - 12:00
Processor Advisory Group (PAG) Session II
p.m. 1:00 - 2:30
IPHC Administrative Session III
1:00 - 5:00
Conference Board (CB) Session III
1:00 - 5:00
Processor Advisory Group (PAG) Session III
2:30 - 5:00
Finance and Administration Committee (closed)

Thursday - January 24

a.m. 8:00 - 8:30 Executive Session IV (closed)
a.m. 8:30 - 10:30
IPHC, CB, and PAG Joint Session
10:30 - 12:00
IPHC Administrative Session IV
p.m. 1:30 - 5:00
IPHC Administrative Session V

Friday - January 25

a.m. 7:30 - 8:30
Executive Session V (closed)
9:00 - 12:00
Public Session III

 

Reference Documents

Industry Features

Commercial Fishery

Commercial Feature

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

Sport Fishery

Sport Feature

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.