Modernizing Fisheries Management Should Benefit All Sectors

Fishermen’s News, April 1, 2018
By Shannon Carroll & Susie Zagorski

For more than forty years, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) has utilized a precautionary science-based approach to fisheries management. This approach has led to some of the most sustainably managed fisheries in the world. A key component to this success has been the use of exempted fishing permits (EFPs), which have incentivized innovation, improved sustainability, and developed lasting partnerships between industry and managers. Read More HERE