The Commission invites proposals for 2016 catch limits or harvest advice. Comments should be submitted to the Commission by December 31, 2015. A summary of all proposals will be posted on the IPHC website when available.  IPHC staff catch limit recommendations will be released at the Interim Meeting, December 1-2, 2015.

  • Catch Limit Proposal Comment Form (MS Word; pdf)
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Proposals submitted to date

NumberTopicSubmitted by

Area 4B catch limit comment

Dave Fraser (Adak Community Development Corp.)

Reevaluate the use of a 16% directed fishery bycatch mortality rate

Garrett Elwood (Longliner/IFQ owner)

Reinstate the previous 21.5% harvest policy for Areas 3B, 4A, 4C, 4D, and 4E

Greg Elwood (3B/4A Fisherman's Assoc.)

Area 2C total removal of 8.22 Mlb

James Whitethorn (West Brothers Group)

Model Change: From the coastwide model to an area by area model

James Whitethorn (West Brothers Group)