IPHC Revises Area 2A Directed Fishery Vessel Quotas for 2020
The International Pacific Halibut Commission released revised vessel quotas for the 58-hour opener June 22-24 off the West Coast Monday afternoon.
On Friday, the IPHC released information that all vessel sizes for the 207 permit applications would receive the same quota, much to the surprise of fishermen and fishery managers. By mid-morning Monday, that press release was removed from the Commission's website.
The new information includes the eight vessel size classes, broken down by the number of permits for each class. Last year, 176 permits had been approved ...
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