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The IPHC publishes regulations for the U.S. and Canadian halibut fisheries in the North Pacific Ocean. The Pacific Halibut Fishery Regulations 2017 available here are for informational purposes only. The formal regulations are printed by the respective governments.

For the U.S.: The Federal Register
For Canada: The Canada Gazette


Regulations from recent years are available in PDF format.

If you need to download the PDF reader please see the Acrobat site.


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Many of these regulations were scanned from a personal collection and, as such, may contain various annotations made by the archivist.

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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.