The Pre-Season Advance Program provides up to $5000 to help resident fishers pay pre-season expenses such as nets, insurance, license renewals and other fishing necessities. The advance and a $25 application fee must be repaid by July 15th of the year in which it was advanced. Repayment must be guaranteed by a fish company purchase order and a promissory note signed by the borrower.
Applications will be accepted between March 1 and July 1, 2017.
For more information contact the Regional Fisheries Development Office at 842-4370 or 1-800-478-4370.