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Fishery Disaster Programs

Current Status as of April 28th, 2021




CURRENT DISASTERS

There are currently no federally designated fishery disasters being administered by the Commission.




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. Applications are no longer available.

2016-17 Oregon Klamath River Fall Chinook: The Commission mailed applications to eligible Salmon Ocean Troll Permit holders on 6/19/2020. The deadline for postmarking completed applications was 8/4//2020. Guide and charter boat operators were mailed applications on 7/3/2020. The deadline for postmarking completed applications was 8/23/2020. The Commission mailed relief payments to eligible participants on 9/18/2020. 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.