North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

NPFMC December 2018

NPFMC Meetings
Open for comment until 11/30/2018 12:00 PM AST
All comments are part of the public record.
Meeting Time: 12/03/2018 08:00 AM AST

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council will meet the week of December 4, 2018, at the Hilton Hotel, 500 W. 3rd Avenue, Anchorage, AK. Other meetings to be held during the week are listed below.

Scientific and Statistical Committee:  Dec. 3-5, 2018 – King Salmon/Iliamna

Advisory Panel:  Dec. 4-7, 2018 – Dillingham/Katmai

Council:  December 5-11, 2018 – Aleutian Room

Charter Halibut Management Committee:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, 1-5pm – Aspen/Spruce

Cook Inlet Salmon Committee:  Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, 8-5pm – Aspen/Spruce AGENDA

Enforcement Committee:  Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, 1-4pm – Cook Inlet Boardroom AGENDA


All meetings are open to the public except for executive sessions. Information on submitting comments in writing or in person can be found in the Public Comment Information attached below. The deadline for written comments—online or received through mail—is 12 noon (AST) on Friday, November 30, 2018. Click on the comment link for the agenda item you wish to comment on or mail to: NPFMC, 605 W. 4th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. The Council meeting will be broadcast at Motions will be posted following the meeting.


December 2018 Meeting Information

Meeting Schedules (Link)

Public Comment Information (Link)

Review Document Timelines (Link)

A1 Comment Now (0) Approval of Agenda
A2 Comment Now (0) Minutes and Summary from Previous Meeting
A3 Comment Now (0) In Meeting Minutes (committee minutes draft during this meeting)
B1 Comment Now (0) Executive Director's Report (including Joint Protocol Committee Report, and update on Halibut Stakeholder Committee)
Attachments: B1 Dr. Fall SSPT Nomination -Uploaded: 11/07/2018 10:21 AM AST
B1 PNCIAC Appointments 2018-2020 -Uploaded: 11/13/2018 10:29 AM AST
B2 Comment Now (0) NMFS Management Report (including year-end inseason management report, Final 2019 Observer Annual Deployment Plan)
Attachments: B2 Saint Matthew Island BKC Stock Status -Uploaded: 11/06/2018 11:40 AM AST
B2 Letter to Adak Re AI Pacific Cod -Uploaded: 11/07/2018 12:55 PM AST
B2 Letter to Atka Re AI Pacific Cod -Uploaded: 11/07/2018 12:55 PM AST
B3 Comment Now (0) NOAA GC Report (including report on recusal rule (T))
Attachments: B3 PR on Financial Disclosures & Voting Recusal -Uploaded: 11/16/2018 10:00 AM AST
B4 Comment Now (0) NOAA Enforcement Report
B5 Comment Now (0) ADF&G Report
Attachments: B5 Board of Fisheries Summary of Actions -Uploaded: 11/06/2018 11:41 AM AST
B6 Comment Now (0) USCG Report
B7 Comment Now (0) USFWS Report
B8 Comment Now (0) IPHC Report
Attachments: B8 IPHC Interim Meeting Schedule -Uploaded: 11/06/2018 11:42 AM AST
B9 Comment Now (0) Protected Species Report
C1 Comment Now (11) 2019 Charter halibut management measures – Final action
Attachments: C1 2018 Guided Angler Fish Report -Uploaded: 11/05/2018 04:55 PM AST
C1 Area 2C 3A Sport Harvests Final 2017 -Uploaded: 11/05/2018 04:55 PM AST
C1 Charter Halibut Mgt Cmte Minutes 10-30-18 -Uploaded: 11/05/2018 04:55 PM AST
C2 Comment Now (0) GOA Groundfish Harvest Specifications – Final specifications, Ecosystem Status report, PT report
C3 Comment Now (0) BSAI Groundfish Harvest Specifications – Final specifications, Ecosystem Status report, PT report
C4 Comment Now (0) Bering Sea Fishery Ecosystem Plan – Adopt FEP, Ecosystem Committee report
Attachments: C4 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/16/2018 10:08 AM AST
C4 BS FEP Excutive Summary -Uploaded: 11/16/2018 11:52 AM AST
C4 BS FEP -Uploaded: 11/16/2018 11:18 AM AST
C5 Comment Now (0) Aleutian Island Pacific cod set aside adjustment – Final action
Attachments: C5 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/15/2018 04:54 PM AST
C5 AI Pcod Set-aside Am113 Adjustment_PublicRev -Uploaded: 11/05/2018 03:11 PM AST
C6 Comment Now (0) Bering Sea Snow Crab PSC limits – Initial Review
C7 Comment Now (0) GOA pollock, cod seasons/allocations – Initial Review
D1 Comment Now (0) Exempted Fishing Permits for Adak pollock, A80 crab monitoring – Review
Attachments: D1 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/15/2018 04:55 PM AST
D1 AI Pollock EFP -Uploaded: 11/15/2018 04:55 PM AST
D1 AM80 Crab Census EFP -Uploaded: 11/15/2018 04:55 PM AST
D2 Comment Now (0) Western GOA pollock vessel limitations – Discussion paper
Attachments: D2 WGOA vessel limits -Uploaded: 11/16/2018 04:51 PM AST
D3 Comment Now (1) Observer coverage on vessels delivering to tenders – Update, action as necessary
Attachments: D3 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/16/2018 02:32 PM AST
D3 Observer Tender Issues -Uploaded: 11/16/2018 04:40 PM AST
D4 Comment Now (1) Trawl EM 2019 Cooperative Research Plan – Review, EMC report
Attachments: D4 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/16/2018 02:32 PM AST
D5 Comment Now (0) Central GOA Rockfish reauthorization – Discussion Paper
Attachments: D5 Central GOA Rockfish Reauthorization -Uploaded: 11/16/2018 04:22 PM AST
D6 Comment Now (0) BSAI Pacific cod allocation review – Review workplan
Attachments: D6 BSAI Cod Allocation Review -Uploaded: 11/16/2018 03:47 PM AST
D7 Comment Now (0) Cook Inlet Salmon FMP amendment – Discussion Paper, CISC report
Attachments: D7 Salmon FMP DiscPaper_Dec2018 -Uploaded: 11/09/2018 01:53 PM AST
D8 Comment Now (0) Social Science Planning Team – Report, staff suggestions for tribal representative
E1 Comment Now (0) Staff Tasking
E2 Comment Now (0) Committees