Pacific integrated groundfish fisheries
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The Department has received feedback from recreational harvesters that the current opportunity for recreational halibut fishing is not sufficient for harvesters, and does not provide stability and certainty. This experimental program provides opportunity for recreational harvesters to retain halibut in excess of the size and daily/possession limits under the Tidal Waters Sport Fishing Licence. The experimental program will test the management measures and monitoring requirements of a market-based transfer mechanism.
Information about commercial fishery for halibut, hake, Pacific cod, lingcod, dogfish, rockfish and sablefish in Canada's Pacific waters. Management plans, maps, forms and fishery notices.
Integrated Groundfish Fisheries Management Plan Summaries can be found here. To request a full-length version of the Integrated Groundfish Fisheries Management Plan or the Pacific Hake Management Plan please contact us.
Pacific groundfish contacts
|Regional Resource Manager - Groundfish||Adam Keizer||604-666-9033|
|Trawl Coordinator||Rob Tadey||604-666-3991|
|Sablefish, Hook and Line Coordinator||Lindsay Gardner||604-666-0912|
|Halibut, Hook and Line Coordinator||Shane Petersen||604-666-3279|
|Fisheries Management Officer||Gwynhyfar Mason||604-666-3244|
|Groundfish Quota Officer||Awet Gebrehiwot||604-666-0010|
|Groundfish Quota Officer||Anna Khan||604-666-5865|
|Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Groundfish Management Unit
Suite 200- 401 Burrard Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6C 3S4
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