Closed: Oregon’s Central Coast subarea nearshore Pacific halibut sport fishery - The preliminary catch estimate for Oregon’s Central Coast subarea nearshore Pacific halibut sport fishery through 23 July 2017 is 26,073 pounds, leaving an estimated 2,824 pounds to be harvested. As a result, the Oregon Central Coast subarea nearshore Pacific halibut sport fishery will close at the end of the day Sunday, 30 July 2017. This fishery will then be closed for the remainder of 2017.
For more information on these updates please refer to:
Oregon: Department of Fish and Wildlife website:
In all marine areas open to Pacific halibut fishing in Washington, Oregon, and California, there is a one-fish daily catch limit and no minimum size restriction.
Due to the short notice nature of this notification, it is posted to our website only, and no paper copy has been mailed out.
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David T. Wilson, Ph.D.
Phone: (206) 634-1838
Fax: (206) 632-2983