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A controversial halibut catch sharing plan is once again up for public comment in Alaska

The National Marine Fisheries Service published the proposed halibut catch sharing plan June 28, with 45 days for public comments. The plan creates a combined catch limit for the commercial and charter sectors, with each receiving a percentage of the allowed harvest, beginning in 2014. [email protected]

North Pacific Fishery Management Council, NOAA/NMFS push controversial halibut catch sharing plan – public comments extended

A revised version of the controversial halibut catch sharing plan is once again back up for federal review.  “The fact that the CSP offers to rent back the fish that will have been stolen from the guided  recreational angler strikes me as somewhat hypocritical,” Murphy said. [email protected]