Discussion on Definition of Fishing Guide

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council Joint Protocol Committee of the AK B0F and Council will meet in Juneau, AK. One issue that to be discussed is an Update on definition of a fishing guide.

The meeting will be held on June 12, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Centennial Hall, 101 Egan Drive, Ballroom 1, Juneau, AK.


    Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501-2252.

 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: AK BOF Staff, (907) 465-4110 or Council staff, (907) 271-2809.


SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee will review the following: 

Updates on Gulf of Alaska (GOA) non-pollock Chinook bycatch and other 

salmon bycatch issues, GOA trawl bycatch management, restructured 

observer program and electronic monitoring, Steller sea lion (SSL) 

Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and associated issues, including 

Aleutian Islands cod processing sideboards and relationship to BOF 

state water groundfish fishery proposals; Update on definition of a 

fishing guide and coordination of state and federal regulations and 

report on Pacific cod and other groundfish proposals to the BOF. The 

Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at