FishBiz HomeStart Your Business Step 1: Explore Your Options Step 2: Determine Your Fishery’s Value Step 3: Will It Pencil Out? Step 4: Financing Step 5: Planning for Success Step 6: Annual Money MattersManage Your Business Costs and Your Bottom Line Financial Statements Fish Ticket Manager Risk Management Lowering Fuel CostsGrow and Diversify Updating Your Business Plan Financing Diversification Business Structures Direct Marketing IFQ CalculatorPlan an Exit Strategy Looking Ahead Creating a Will Initiating Permit or Quota SalesFisheries ExplorerDocumentsPodcastsOther ResourcesAbout FishBiz Alaska Fisheries Explorer Learn more about what, where, and when you can harvest CLICK TO ENLARGE The fishery regions in and around Alaska illustrated here are for general reference only, and are not meant to represent official statistical or management areas. Single fisheries taking place in more than one region (e.g. IFQ halibut longline area 3A) are repeated in each area where they occur. Access code definitions CS - required to purchase access to the fishery through another "catch share" program IFQ - required to purchase access to the fishery through the federal "individual fishing quota" system LE - required to purchase a state permit (called a "limited entry permit") to participate in the fishery Lim - fisheries (generally federal fisheries) that have entry limited in some other form Open - no state permit is required to participate in the fishery, but registration and associated fees are often required Permit costs Costs of permits or shares vary widely among fisheries. An online search for "Alaska fishing permits" or "Alaska quota share" should yield a list of brokers who post going rates. Sortable and filterable table will go below ... This table contains information about more than 180 state and federal fisheries in Alaska. The list is not exhaustive, but does contain a large percentage of the total state fisheries and the federal IFQ fisheries for halibut and sablefish. Please contact Sunny Rice, Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Agent, regarding errors or omissions.