11 August 2020
SEATTLE – Closure: The International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) notes that the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and NOAA-Fisheries have indicated that the fishery limit for the IPHC Regulatory Area 2A Pacific halibut recreational fishery for California was estimated to have been reached on 2 August 2020 and that the IPHC Regulatory Area 2A Pacific halibut recreational fishery in California will close at the end of the day (23:59 PDT) Tuesday, 11 August for the remainder of 2020.
For more information, please view the California Department of Fish and Wildlife media release at:
Updates on Pacific halibut fishing opportunities are available at the NOAA-Fisheries hotline (1-800-662-9825).
International Pacific Halibut Commission
2320 W. Commodore Way, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98199-1287
206-634-1838 | www.iphc.int