- Clipper Surprise had 64% halibut bycatch in 6 observed hauls
- Clipper Epic had 61% halibut bycatch in 5 observed hauls
- Baranof had 47% halibut bycatch in 8 observed hauls
- Evening Star had 33% bycatch in 15 observed hauls
The last two issues are under the purview of the IPHC, but a good kick in the pants by the NPFMC won't hurt to help the IPHC re-examine their season timing with the changes going on in the Gulf as a result of the climatic shifts we are seeing.
Keep yer flippers wet.