To preserve and protect the rights and resources of Alaska's recreational angler.

ACA's Work is Crucial to the Viability of the Sport Fishing Sector in a Commercially-Driven Industry 

  • Your business success is linked to your client's continued fair and equitable access to fish. 
  • Regulators need to know charter operators need stable and predictable allocations and regulations in order to market their services. 
  • Regulators need to know the value of a recreational fishery not only in terms of economic importance, but the social and cultural benefits this brings to the sport fishing public. 


Download the 2019 Guided Halibut Angler Catch Statistics

AKDFG has published the 2019 catch data for the charter fleet. These preliminary estimates are used in determining how the 2019 regulations, seasons and angler demand performed in meeting the annual catch limits set by the IPHC. 

(October 29, 2019)

Download charter halibut final estimates:


Watch: How the IPHC Tags Halibut


Client Membership Drive

It's time for our clients to be counted!  With the formation of a Recreational Quota Entity just around the corner, we will need a means for guided anglers to get engaged in the regulatory process. Please encourage your clients to sign-up now and support our efforts to improve recreational fishing in Alaska.

Drawing for a Free Roundtrip Alaska Airlines Ticket

Use our contact page to request client membership promotional materials to distribute on your boat or at your fishing lodge.

How is the halibut fishery managed?

ACA teaches you how the fishery management system plays out and how you can be a player:

Regulatory Calendar

Alaska, Recreation Fishing, North Pacific Fishery Management Council, International Pacific Halibut

Get informed on the status of regulatory actions and where and when you can get involved in the process.

Current Issues


Hot topics on the agendas of regulatory bodies.

Members Only Blog


As a benefit to becoming an ACA member, get an opportunity to get inside views on current issues and get an opportunity to comment in a members only forum.

2019 ACA Membership Roster


Become an ACA member and show others you care about a sustainable fishery that your business depends on.

Halibut Regulatory Process


How halibut regulations are made.

Commonly Asked Questions


Most commonly asked questions.

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