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ALASKA CHARTER
ASSOCIATION

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. 

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News August 15, 2019

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Recreational Meeting in Homer

North Council staff and Kurt Iverson from the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) have arranged for a charter and recreational fishing meeting to be held in Homer during the Council's October meeting, time and place to be announced.

The meeting will be informal. The meeting will give a quick overview of the Council process, including the annual setting of charter management measures. More than anything though, this will be an opportunity for sport fishermen and charter operators to ask questions, discuss their concerns, and identify any priorities.

Webinar Scheduled on ABM in September

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council will be hosting an informational Webinar on the proposed Trawl Abundance Based Management (ABM) on September 20. Link will be published on their website and on our website when details are released.

Comment Period Open on CHP Registration

The comment period is now open for the Proposed Rule which would require all Charter Halibut Permit (CHP) holders to annually register their permits in order for those permits to be valid for the upcoming season. Click here for the Proposed Rule.

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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.

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