NMFS Opens Directed Fishing for Atka Mackerel With Gears Other Than Jig in the Eastern Aleutian District and Bering Sea Subarea

October 04, 2006 - 4:15 p.m.

Notice of a fishery management action.

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is opening directed fishing for Atka mackerel with gears other than jig in the Eastern Aleutian District and the Bering Sea subarea of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI) effective 1200 hrs, Alaska local time (A.l.t.), October 7, 2006, according to Robert D. Mecum, Acting Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.

This action is necessary to fully use the Atka mackerel total allowable catch specified for gears other than jig in the Eastern Aleutian District and the Bering Sea subarea of the BSAI. Other closures remain in full force and effect.

This information bulletin only provides notice of a regulatory change. For the purposes of complying with the regulatory change, you are advised to see the actual text of the regulation in the Code of Federal Regulations.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on February 11, 2019