Amendment 5 considers establishing limited access in the skate wing and/or bait fisheries and other measures that may prevent the triggering of incidental skate possession limits, improve the precision and accuracy of catch data, and better define skate fishery participants.

Amendment 5 Discussion Document
Amendment 5 Discussion Document, updated March 2021

Amendment 5 Scoping Information

Summary of Initial and Supplemental Scoping Comments

Amendment 5 Supplemental Scoping Period (January-February, 2021)
Amendment 5 Supplemental Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and Scoping Process – Comment by February 12, 2021
Supplemental Scoping Document
Supplemental Scoping Oral Comments
Supplemental Scoping Written Comments
Amendment 5 Initial Scoping Period (January-February, 2017)
Initial Scoping Document
Initial Scoping Oral Comments 
Initial Scoping Written Comments
Summary of Initial Scoping Comments