NMFS Prohibits Pollock Fishing in the Gulf of Alaska to Prevent Overfishing

The National Marine Fisheries Service is prohibiting directed fishing for pollock in the West Yakutat District of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA) to prevent exceeding the 2023 total allowable catch of pollock in the West Yakutat District of the GOA. The prohibition is effective from March 29, 2023, through December 31, 2023.