June 21-28 Council Meeting Information

The trawler Jeanette MarrieThe F/V Jeanette Marrie, a 67-foot steel groundfish trawler built at Giddings Boat Works in Charleston, Ore., in 1988, is tied up at the dock Charleston on Tuesday, April 16, 2013. The Jeanette Marrie was one of fewer than 200 trawl vessels on the West Coast to receive an initial allocation of groundfish trawl quota in the Trawl Individual Quota program that was implemented in 2011.

It looks like most of the Council activity on groundfish will occur June 25th thru the morning of the 28th. Please see the links to agendas below.

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The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory bodies will meet June 21‐28, 2016 in Tacoma, Washington to address issues related to salmon, groundfish, highly migratory species, Pacific Halibut, and habitat matters. Listed below are some key agenda items, which include Council considerations to:

  • Adopt Final Preferred Management Measures for 2017‐2018 Groundfish Fisheries.
  • Adopt Final List and Schedule of Groundfish Stocks for Assessment in 2017.
  • Adopt Inseason Adjustments to Groundfish Fisheries.
  • Swordfish Deep‐set Buoy Gear and Federal Permit Update.
  • Highly Migratory Species Biennial Management Measures.
  • Highly Migratory Species International Issues.
  • Pacific Halibut Allocation Scoping.



The meeting will be held at the Hotel Murano.
1320 Broadway Plaza
Tacoma, WA 98402
Phone: 253-627-3167