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Published
06/17/2024

Application Period for Limited Entry Deep-set Buoy Gear Permits CLOSES at midnight on August 7, 2023

Reminder of deadline to apply for a limited entry deep-set buoy gear permit under tiers 1-8
July 31, 2023 -

Applications for Deep-set Buoy Gear Permits are Now Available

Information on applying for the new Limited Entry Deep-Set Buoy Gear permit and the DSBG gear endorsements for highly migratory species permits
June 06, 2023 -

Regulations to Authorize Deep-set Buoy Gear under the Fishery Management Plan for U.S. West Coast Fisheries for Highly Migratory Species (HMS FMP)

NOAA Fisheries has published final regulations (88 FR 29545, May 8, 2023) to implement an amendment to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for U.S. West Coast Fisheries for Highly Migratory Species (HMS) that authorizes deep-set buoy gear (DSBG) as an…
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Published
06/17/2024

Deep-set Buoy Gear Authorization: Timeline and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Information about NOAA Fisheries' final regulations for U.S. West Coast Fisheries for Highly Migratory Species (HMS), authorizing deep-set buoy gear (DSBG) as an additional gear type for catching swordfish and other HMS species

Proposed Regulations to Implement Proposed Amendment 6 to the Fishery Management Plan for West Coast Highly Migratory Species Fisheries to Authorize Deep-set Buoy Gear

NOAA Fisheries is requesting public comment on proposed regulations to implement deep-set buoy gear (DSBG) as an additional gear type for U.S. West Coast Fisheries for Highly Migratory Species (HMS).
February 06, 2023 -

NOAA Fisheries announces availability of a Proposed Fishery Management Plan Amendment and Rule to authorize Deep-Set Buoy Gear, and seeks public comment

Public comments invited on proposed amendment to authorize deep-set buoy gear for catching swordfish in federal waters off of California and Oregon
January 09, 2023 -

Testing Ways to Detect On-Demand Gear in EarthRanger

"Seeing" submerged fishing gear could mean less rope in the water and fewer whale entanglements.

At Sea With EarthRanger

Field Fresh Blog: Science in Motion

Biologist Christin Khan sees great promise in this platform for making on-demand gear affordable and effective for the benefit of whales and fishermen.
August 23, 2022 - Technology ,
A color image taken in the summer during the day in overcast conditions. Two wire cages containing on-demand fishing gear are at left at the edge of the docking area that abuts the cement parking lot and lay-down area. The group is at the center. A brick building with two garage bays is in the background.