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The Commission invites the public to submit requests for 2013 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 November 2, 2012. The Commission will not guarantee consideration of proposals received after this date. The submission form can be downloaded from the IPHC web site or can be requested by calling the Commission offices at (206) 634-1838.

  • Regulations Proposal Form (MS-Word; pdf; deadline November 2, 2012)
Submit by:

FAX: (206) 632-2983

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


Proposals submitted to date

Submitted byTopicReceived
James Whitethorn (West Brothers Group) To be able to fish D-class halibut on C-class boats October 20, 2012
James Whitethorn (West Brothers Group) Harvest ticket for Alaska halibut and blackcod October 20, 2012 (Updated 10/29)
Ronn Buschmann Adoption of the Circle hook as the only legal gear in directed halibut fisheries October 29, 2012
Shawn D. Crittenden State wide Charter Tag October 29, 2012
Don Martin To Account for Preserved Fish on Board Sport Fishing Vessels October 30, 2012
Ronn Buschmann Halibut Catch and Release Regulation November 2, 2012
Robert T. Mosher Change from Blocks to % of Catch Limit November 2, 2012

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.