Pacific Halibut Guided Angler Fish (GAF) Program - Frequently Asked Questions

October 23, 2015

The Catch Sharing Plan authorizes transfers of commercial halibut individual fishing quota (IFQ) as guided angler fish (GAF) to qualified charter halibut permit holders for harvest by charter vessel anglers in Areas 2C and 3A. Using GAF, qualified charter halibut permit holders may offer charter vessel anglers the opportunity to retain halibut up to the limit for unguided anglers when the charter management measure in place limits charter vessel anglers to a more restrictive harvest limit.

Answers to questions about the guided angler fish (GAF) program in Alaska. 

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 04/15/2019

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