Alaska Charter Files Lawsuit Against the One Fish Bag Limit

 Charter fleet has filed suit against Sec of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez on the one halibut daily bag limit for charter clients that went into effect on June 1st. this lawsuit was filed on June 2nd and a hearing in front of a judge for a temporary restraining order and injunction against the one fish bag limit is scheduled for Wednesday June 3rd at 10:00 am in DC.   The information that we have is that they have filed based on the Halibut Act “fair and equitable” allocation clause and 4 violations of the Administrative Procedures Act (APA).  We’ll keep you posted.

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