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Quota plan marks first anniversary

Posted: Wednesday, Jan 4th, 2012

David Jincks, managing owner of the Newport-based F/V Blue Fox and Blue Fox Fisheries and a Port of Newport commissioner, has long advocated for a catch share (quota) system for the trawl fleet. That system went into effect Jan. 11, 2011, and the reviews are somewhat mixed, but mostly positive as the one-year anniversary nears. (Photo by Terry Dillman)

The first anniversary of the groundfish catch share management system launched last January is on the horizon, and reviews - while still decidedly mixed - are steering toward guardedly optimistic tradewinds.

For the complete article see the 01-04-2012 issue.

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