Pacific Northwest Saltwater Fishing Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Major Fishing Area 67
Saltwater fishing is a popular form of recreation and for some a career in the USA Pacific Northwestern states and parts of Canada. These include Washington, Oregon, British Columbia, Alaska and Northern California.
The Pacific Fishery Management Council recommends management measures for fisheries off the coasts of California, Oregon, and Washington.
The Pacific Fishery Management Council is one of eight regional fishery management councils established by the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976 for the purpose of managing fisheries 3-200 miles offshore of the United States of America coastline.