The central coast subarea (Cape Falcon to Humbug Mt) will be open for all-depth halibut on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.Attention! Most species may not be taken/retained/possessed/landed when Pacific halibut are onboard the vessel except salmon (as regulations allow), sablefish, Pacific cod, flatfish species (soles, flounders, sanddabs & turbots), tuna and most other offshore pelagic species are allowed during days open to all-depth halibut fishing, i.e., Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, even though sport groundfish will also be open at all depths beginning Oct. 1.
2017 fisheries are under development
Public meeting on Oct. 4. (Tuesday) in Newport at 6pm. This annual meeting, hosted by ODFW, provides the public an opportunity to discuss proposed changes for the 2017 halibut fisheries. Location: ODFW Conference Room, 2040 SE Marine Science Drive, Newport. The meeting will also be webcast.
An online survey, meeting materials, and a link for the webcast will be available by Friday (9/30).
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