As Season Wraps, Bering Sea Crabbers Focus on New Rules, Harvest Policy
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Peggy Parker - March 13, 2017
As the Bering Sea crab fleet pulls the last of their snow crab pots, attention is quickly pivoting to the Board of Fish meeting being held next week. The season will likely wrap up with landings very close to the 19.4 million pound allocation. Today, landing of 18.04 million pounds have been posted.
The supplemental March 20-24 Board of Fish meeting is drawing the interest of all crabbers, as the seven-member board will deal with king and tanner crab issues from Prince William Sound west to Kodiak, the Aleutians, and the Bering Sea.
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