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IPHC Media Release 2020-029 Recreational Fishery Openings in IPHC Regulatory Area 2A: Washington Subareas and Columbia River Subarea

24 September 2020

SEATTLE – Opening: Pacific halibut recreational fisheries in the Washington Puget Sound, Washington North Coast, Washington South Coast and Columbia River Subareas.

The Oregon and Washington Departments of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW and WDFW) have determined additional dates for the Pacific halibut recreational fishing seasons in Washington’s Puget Sound and coastal subareas, as well as the Columbia River Subarea, spanning Washington and Oregon waters. For information on the additional dates, please refer to:

Oregon: Department of Fish and Wildlife website:

Washington: Department of Fish and Wildlife website:

IPHC Secretariat
International Pacific Halibut Commission
2320 W. Commodore Way, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98199-1287
206-634-1838 |


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