Directed Groundfish Fishery

Directed Groundfish Fishery

Updated Thursday, September 29th, 2022

Start: April 1st, 2022, End: TBD based on catch rates

New as of August 1st: The Five Nations’ fishers can harvest in their ha-hahoulthee seaward of the 9 nautical mile after August 1. This applies for any groundfish and salmon allocation identified in the FMP.

New as of November 14th:  Tuskuuh(lingcod) Closed.

 All Rockfish must be retained.
* Yelloweye Rockfish are subject to a trip limit of either 150lbs or the calculated total of 10% of the landed weight of Pacific Halibut, whichever is greater. AHO: 50lbs trip limit.
* 20 lbs per trip of Quillback is allowable for sale.
*100 lbs per trip of all other rockfish species is allowable for sale.

*2022 Registration can be completed online at www.taaq.ca.

 

Fishing Area Map

Groundfish (Halibut):  Area 124, Area 125, a portion of Area 126, Areas 24, Area 25, and Area 26-1. Rockfish conservation areas are closed (see map).

Effective August 1st, 2022, the 9NM is no longer in effect. 

Pilot Agreement Fishing Area

The Five Nations’ fishers can harvest in their ha-hahoulthee seaward of the 9 nautical mile after August 1. This applies for any groundfish and salmon allocation identified in the FMP.

Your Fisheries Manager/Coordinator

AFN (Luke Swan)
250-670-9535 (office)
250-266-2509 (cell)
ECFN (Dave Miller)
778-350-0476 (office)
HFN (Jacquline Titian)
250-670-1122 (office)
MMFN (Roger Dunlop)
250-283-2015 (office)
TFN (Andrew Jackson)
250-725-3350 (office)

T’aaq-wiihak Fisheries Staff

Kadin Snook (Fisheries Coordinator)
250-204-1522
Vanessa Buchanan (Fisheries Coordinator)
604-349-0494