The Commission invites the public to submit requests for 2012 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 10, 2011. 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 10, 2011)

Proposals submitted to date

Submitted byTopicReceived
Kevin Hogan Mandatory weighing of all removals October 25, 2011
Richard Yamada (Alaska Charter Association) Ammend Pacific Halibut Fishery Regulations, for Alaska, to exempt mutilation prohibition from vessels exempted from possession limits. November 9, 2011
Rex Murphy (Alaska Charter Association) Abundance Based Management of U32 Removals November 9, 2011
Tom Gemmell (Halibut Coalition) Control 2C/3A Guided Sport Harvest to Allocation in 2012 November 10, 2011
James Whitethorn (West Brothers Group) Return to closed area model Received Late