IPHC Will Address COVID-Related Changes to Daily Limits for Sport Halibut Fishermen
In 2020, British Columbia’s recreational sector were allocated 877,750 pounds of Pacific halibut to be caught by December 2020. But with COVID-19 only 60% of that -- 518,974 pounds to be exact -- were caught.
This year, sports anglers in BC can catch more -- up to 914,750 pounds. After the IPHC Annual Meeting in late January, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans met with the Sport Fishing Advisory Board (SFAB) to develop management measures that would allow the larger limit to be caught, given likely further constraints on ...
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