Prince William Sound Waters Open for Pacific Cod Today
The Prince William Sound state water fishery for Pacific cod using pots will open today at noon Alaska time.
The guideline harvest level (GHL) for the PWS Pacific cod state-waters season is 936,965 lb, with 85% or 796,420 lb allocated to vessels using longline gear and 15% or 140,545 lb allocated to vessels using pot or jig gear. That is 425 mt, slightly less than the 450 mt GHL in 2018.
Last year saw an 80 percent drop in cod landings in one year. In 2017, the GHL for ...
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