North Pacific Fishery Management Council takes up sea lions, scallops and salmon in Anchorage April 9 to 14 Meeting

Fishing and tender vessels traveling in the walrus protection area at Bristol Bay could have a little more room to maneuver under action slated for the North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s April meeting. The council will also take up several other issues, including fishery management measures to protect Steller sea lions, the ongoing Bering Sea canyons issue, reports from various fishing cooperatives, a discussion of Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska salmon bycatch and the 2014 scallop harvest levels. Read more here  12:58

Reports scheduled on Gulf rationalization options  Read more here