Recreational Leasing of Alaska Commercial Halibut Quota: The First Two Years of the Guided Angler Fish Provision

This paper summarizes an evaluation of the Guided Angler Fish transfer provision of the Catch Sharing Plan of the Alaskan Halibut fishery—the first significant federal catch share program implemented in the United States including recreational fishermen.

Working Paper by Kailin Kroetz, Daniel Lew, and James Sanchirico — Sept. 30, 2016