Get Ready for Halibut! Area 2A License Applications Open for This Summer's Fisheries
It's time to apply for an Area 2A halibut permit for those who want to participate in the commercial fishery this summer. Charter vessel operators also must apply.
The International Pacific Halibut Commission requires halibut fishermen on the West Coast -- Washington, Oregon and California -- to apply for a permit., the IPHC said in a press release. The IPHC sets the overall total fishery removals (mortality limit) for the Regulatory Area; the domestic Catch Sharing Plan for IPHC Regulatory Area 2A, as adopted by the Pacific Fishery...
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