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Sport Pacific halibut estimates 2023 through Oct 31

All Pacific halibut recreational fisheries are closed for the year.

Quotas and landings of Pacific halibut are shown below in net pounds (headed and gutted).

Updated Friday, December 22, 2023 10:17 AM

  Columbia River - Closed for 2023

All-depth halibut   

Wk Dates Oregon WA Total lbs
19 May 4 & 7 116 2,017 2,133
20 May 11 & 14 865 1,793 2,658
21 May 18 & 21 212 1,413 1,625
22 May 25 101 1,014 1,115
23 June 1-4 0 572 572
24 June 8 & 11 196 2,088 2,285
25 June 13, 15 & 18 386 1,441 1,827
26 June 20, 22 & 25 445 2,178 2,623
27 June 29 109 893 1,002
35 Aug 21-27 364 1,435 1,799
37 Sept 4-10 621 705 1,326
39 Sept 18-24 60 190 250
Landed lbs 19,212
Quota lbs 18,375
Remaining lbs -837
Remaining % -5%

Nearshore halibut  

Dates   Oregon WA Total lbs
Open Mondays-Wednesdays inside the 40-fathom line beginning May 8 0 0 0
Landed lbs  
Quota lbs 500
Remaining lbs 500
Remaining % 100%

Columbia River total quota = nearshore (500) + all-depth (18,375) = 19,037 lbs

  Central Oregon Coast – Closed for 2023

SPRING all-depth halibut

Wk Dates Garibaldi Pacific City Depoe Bay Newport Winchester Bay Charleston Bandon Total lbs
19 May 1-7 47 36 652 6,379 0 801 0 7,915
20 May 8-14 195 561 1,264 15,282 526 875 1,028 19,730
21 May 15-21 300 160 1,548 17,707 76 977 137 20,906
22 May 22-28 59 125 555 4,040 0 0 0 4,779
23 May 29-June 4 58 87 1,202 7,080 0 425 85 8,938
24 June 5-11 133 150 807 15,706   555 2,059 577 19,987
25 June 12-18 233 169 3,092 11,521 0 1,042 30 16,086
26 June 19-25 457 209 2,804 17,116 0 1,411 798 22,796
27 June 26 - July 2 313 82 2,594 12,404 0 333 0 15,726

29

July 10-16

277

160

363

5,806

5,453

1,597

471

14,127

31

July 24-30

0

135

1,329

17,083

909

760

1,148

21,363

Landed lbs   172,353
Quota lbs   173,385
Remaining lbs (moved to the summer fishery)
  1,032
Remaining %   1%

Nearshore halibut

Wk Dates Garibaldi Pacific City Depoe Bay Newport Winchester Bay Charleston Bandon Total lbs
27 July 1-2 0 33 0 0 0 0   33
28 July 3-9 28 26 262 2,296 0 276   2,888
30 July 17-23 51 395 93 1,824 0 424 219 3,006
32 July 31-Aug 6 43 0 0 38 0 0 0 80
Landed lbs 6,008
Quota lbs 33,026
Remaining lbs
27,018
Remaining % 82%

SUMMER all-depth halibut (August-October)

Wk Dates Garibaldi Pacific City Depoe Bay Newport Winchester Bay Charleston Bandon Total lbs
32 July 31-Aug 6 156 204 413 6,363 3,468 896 1,439 12,938
33 Aug 7-13 136 0 112 2,073 1,211 149 0 3,681
34 Aug 14-20 0 11 0 110 0 0 0 121
35 Aug 21-27 202 0 0 5,393 2,019 1,006 1,756 10,375
36 Aug 28 - Sept 3 63 0 68 1,815 566 234 1,885 10,504
37 Sept 4-10 110 28 80 2,885 0 516 126 3,475
38 Sept 11-17 0 0 0 825 0 0 198 1,022

39

Sept 18-24

0

0

0

326

0

0

139

465

40

Sept 25 – Oct 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

41

Oct 2-8

0

0

33

1,499

0

678

139

2,210

42

Oct 9-15

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

43

Oct 16-22

0

0

0

219

0

0

0

219

44

Oct 23-29

0

0

69

29

0

76

0

174

Landed lbs   37,826
Quota lbs (includes 1,032 from spring fishery) 69,835
Remaining lbs

32,008

Remaining % 46%


Central coast total quota = nearshore (33,026) + spring all-depth (173,385) + summer all-depth (68,803) = 275,214 lbs

  Southern Oregon Subarea – Closed for 2023

Wk Dates Pounds
19 May 1-7 140
20 May 8-14 52
21 May 15-21 227
22 May 22-28 95
23 May 29-June 4 0
24 June 5-11  655
25 June 12-18 202
26 June 19-25 703
27 June 26 - July 2 320
28 July 3-9 444
29 July 10-16 450
30 July 17-23 145
31 July 24-30 68
32 July 31-Aug 6 797
33 Aug 7-13 236
34 Aug 14-20 167
35 Aug 21-27 851
36 Aug 28 - Sept 3 369
36 Aug 28 - Sept 3 369
37 Sept 4-10 1,364
38 Sept 11-17 510
39 Sept 18-24 219
40 Sept 25 – Oct 1 0
41 Oct 2-8 544
42 Oct 9-15 0
43 Oct 16-22 0
44 Oct 23-29 50
Landed lbs 8,604
Quota lbs 8,000
Remaining lbs -604
Remaining % -8%
There is enough quota remaining in other Oregon subareas to allow the Southern Oregon Subarea to stay open through October 31.
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