NMFS Opens Directed Fishing for Pollock in the West Yakutat District of the GOA

March 20, 2001 - 12:00 p.m.

Notice of a fishery management action.

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is opening directed fishing for pollock in the West Yakutat District (Statistical Area 640, between 140 degrees and 147 degrees W. longitudes) of the Gulf of Alaska effective 1200 hrs, Alaska local time (A.l.t.), March 21, 2001, according to James W. Balsiger, Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.

This action is necessary to fully use the total allowable catch of pollock in that area. 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