As of March 18th 2012, 10.7 million pounds of pot cod have been harvested, leaving 2.4 million pounds yet to be caught.
There is about 1 and a half to two days fishing remaining. We are on a rolling day by day basis with an announcement planned Wednesday, March 21st, or Thursday, March 22nd.
The Pacific Cod Jig Fishery remains closed due to gale force winds and will continue on hold until Monday, March 26th. Then will reopen regardless of weather conditions.
This comes from Mark Stickert at Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Kodiak, Alaska. (907)-486-1840