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Fishery Disaster Programs

UPDATED 19-JANUARY 2021




CURRENT DISASTERS



UPCOMING DISASTERS

2016-17 California Red Sea Urchin: The Commission has submitted the grant application. We are waiting for the approved grant from NOAA. The application process will follow once the grant/funding is approved for this relief program. At this time applications are not available.

2017-19 California Pacific Sardine: The Commission has submitted the grant application. We are waiting for the approved grant from NOAA. The application process will follow once the grant/funding is approved for this relief program. At this time applications are not available.

2018 Gulf of Alaska Pacific Cod:The Commission has submitted the grant application. We are waiting for the approved grant from NOAA. The application process will follow once the grant/funding is approved for this relief program. At this time applications are not available. For more information please visit: https://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=fishing.2018_gulfcod_disaster_relief_fund, questions on this plan can be sent to: dfg.2018goapacificcod@alaska.gov

2018 Alaska Chignik Sockeye: The Commission has submitted the grant application. We are waiting for the approved grant from NOAA. The application process will follow once the grant/funding is approved for this relief program. At this time applications are not available. For more information please visit: http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=fishing.2018_chigniksockeye_disaster_relief_fund, questions on this plan can be sent to: dfg.2018chigniksockeye@alaska.gov














PAST RECENT DISASTERS

2016-17 California Klamath River Fall Chinook: The Commission mailed applications to eligible participants on 9/14/2020. The deadline for postmarking completed applications was 10/30/2020. Relief payments were mailed on 12/15/2020. Applications are no longer available.

2013 Washington Fraser River (Non-Treaty) Sockeye: The Commission mailed applications to eligible WDFW permit holders on 7/24/2020. The deadline for postmarking completed applications was 9/19/2020. Relief payments were mailed on 10/23/2020. Currently, the Commission is working with Tribal entities on the distribution of funds related to Treaty fisheries that occurred during this disaster. For more information, please email fishdisaster@psmfc.org or call toll-free: 1-866-990-2738. Applications are no longer available.

2016-17 Oregon Klamath River Fall Chinook: The Commission mailed relief payments to eligible participants on September 18th. If you have not received your check we require two weeks before we can investigate, cancel checks, and reissue if necessary. Please wait until October 5th before inquiring about your relief payment. Applications to Ocean Troll Permit holders were mailed to eligible ODFW Ocean Troll Salmon permit holders on June 19th; the deadline to postmark applications was August 14th. Guide and charter boat operators were mailed a CPFV Operator application on July 3rd; the deadline to postmark applications was August 28th. The Commission is working with tribal entities on the distribution of funds related to Treaty fisheries that occurred during this disaster. For more information please email fishdisaster@psmfc.org or call toll-free: 1-866-990-2735. Applications are no longer available.

2016 Gulf of Alaska Pink Salmon: All payments to eligible CFEC permit holders and crew have been mailed to date. Final payments to eligible Processors are pending upon submission of their financials verifying that eligible process workers have been paid per the requirements of their program. Subawards to eligible municipalities and boroughs affected by the disaster are ongoing. Applications are no longer available.

2015-16 California Pacific Sardine: The Commission mailed applications to eligible permit holders and processors on May 20, 2020. The deadline for postmarking applications was July 31, 2020. Payments to eligible permit holders and processors were mailed on August 6, 2020. Applications are no longer available.