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Halibut Fishing Strait of Juan de Fuca, This is What We Caught Yesterday!

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A CHANGE IS NEEDED IN THE SPORT HALIBUT FISHERY MANAGEMENT PROTOCOLS

The Pacific Halibut Convention was developed to administer the commercial fisheries for halibut between the United States and Canada.  We believe the sport fleet halibut fishery can be managed separately from the commercial, Alaska subsistence, and tribal/First Nation fisheries.  The … Continue reading

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Washington’s Sport Halibut Fishing Dirty Secrets That Screw Sports Anglers

Yesterday and today 12 Treaty Tribes are long lining for halibut, just two days until Washington’s sport halibut season opener, on Thursday May 4. This happens every year, with commercial Treaty Tribes cleaning out “Their Share” as defined by the … Continue reading

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Legal Basis By U.S. Customs & Border Protection Regarding Requirement For Private Boaters/Anglers To “Report Arrival” Into U.S. After Boating/Fishing In Foreign Waters

Here’s the link with a case from 2005 about a charter operator who wanted to fish Canadian waters with his customers. This information was passed on to me by Bellingham Port Director with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Anthony Zumpano. … Continue reading

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Reporting to U.S. Customs After Fishing Canadian Waters — You MUST HAVE a Nexus or I-68

Source: Reporting to U.S. Customs After Fishing Canadian Waters — You MUST HAVE a Nexus or I-68

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Olympic Peninsula Salmon and Halibut Coalition, Puget Sound Anglers & Others Demand Fairness For Sports Halibut Anglers.

The following message concerning the sport halibut season in Washington waters was sent out this evening to the WDFW, IPHC, and PFMC and others so that the topic will be on the PFMC calendar for their June meeting in Spokane, … Continue reading

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Reporting to U.S. Customs After Fishing Canadian Waters — You MUST HAVE a Nexus or I-68

Attention! You MUST have a Nexus or I-68 to fish Canadian waters regardless of what the Port Angeles office of U.S. Custom’s and Border Patrol says. They will soon be required to follow the law and be consistent with all … Continue reading

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