Sep 012022






Oregon’s “Round 2” CARES Act Fisheries Assistance became available on September 1st, 2022.


Applications will remain available until 11:59 pm (PST) on October 31st, 2022. 


For questions regarding the state of Oregon’s spend plan please contact the Oregon Dept. Fish and Game (ODFW) at: 


Please note that Oregon’s “Round 2” applications are available exclusively online. In an effort to ensure there were no issues or delays with traditional mail and to expedite processing, paper applications are not available. Those without access to a computer or smart device are encouraged to solicit assistance from a family member / friend or find a public facility with computer access, e.g., public library.


To access Oregon’s “Round 2” application please navigate here.


For questions regarding Oregon’s “Round 2” application please write to: or dial toll-free (877) 695-3457

Jul 282022

Applications for Alaska’s “Round 2” CARES Act Relief are NOW AVAILABLE

Applicants will have until October 31st, 2022 to postmark their applications for return.


Please note that Round 2 applications may not be emailed, faxed, or uploaded. We are only accepting applications that are mailed through traditional methods, e.g., USPS, Fed Ex, UPS, etc.

For more information please navigate HERE


Application Requests
In order to process applications and respond to inquiries in the most efficient manner, applicants are highly encouraged to download or print their sector specific applications from our website. For those without access to a printer, smart device, or computer PSMFC will mail applications upon request. Applicants should call (888) 517-7262 or write to

Request for mailed applications MUST be received prior to Friday, October 14th, 2022

Applicants MUST provide their:

  • Full Name
  • Complete mailing address
  • Indicate which sector specific application(s) they are requesting
  • How many applications you are requesting

Applications available include:

  • Commercial Harvesting
  • Sport Fishing Charter
  • Seafood Processing
  • Subsistence User

It is highly encouraged that remote villages and communities request applications in bulk to be mailed to a community leader or tribal liaisons. 

Jun 302022

Applications for Washington’s “Round 2” CARES Act Fisheries Assistance became available at midnight (PST) on Friday, July 1st, 2022. Applicants MUST submit their completed applications no later than 11:59 pm (PST) on Friday, October 14th, 2022. To access the application please navigate HERE

Dec 212021

The Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC) is working collaboratively with National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to distribute the funds appropriated by Congress for various fishery disasters. Currently, NMFS has requested the Commission administer the fishery disaster programs.
If you have questions please e-mail