Species covered in proposed rule • Marine Bottomfish
Rule to Change: p 104 Pacific Halibut- Open Thursdays and Saturdays ONLY through May 19. H
New Rule Proposal: Open halibut for 30 (or even 60) days. May 1-
Why the change is needed: Your area 4 halibut rules are completely out of line with those of similar marine regions in Canada and Oregon.
Names of individuals or groups with whom you have discussed this change: No input given
Describe their support and/or concerns:
No input given
Submitted by: OCONNOR, RORY L — BELLINGHAM, WA
Date submitted: 04/27/2012
WDFW Rule Proposal Recommendation
Not Recommended for further consideration Reference ID: DFW338816
Reasons not recommended for further consideration
Pacific halibut, goes though the Pacific Fishery Management Council This proposal deals with Pacific Halibut. The Pacific Fishery Management Council, the National Marine Fisheries Service and the International Pacific Halibut Commission have the primary responsibility for regulating this fishery. For more information on this process, please call (360) 249-1202.
Your proposal will be provided to the manager(s) responsible for this species so that it can be considered during the appropriate rulemaking process.
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