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More detail on IPHC decisions

This year’s coast-wide commercial halibut catch will be down again overall. However, Southeast fishermen will see another small increase for the second year in a row.
That’s according to recommendations from the International Pacific Halibut Commission, which voted on the numbers at the end of its 5-day, annual meeting in Victoria, British Columbia Friday. Matt Lichtenstein has more on that story.

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