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Anglers can help shape 2016 sport halibut seasons

July 24, 2015

NEWPORT, Ore. – ODFW is asking anglers and other members of the public for their input on the 2016 sport halibut seasons and regulations at two public meetings to be held in August.

Both meetings will be hosted by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and start at 6:30 p.m. The locations are:

  • North Bend on Monday, Aug. 3 at the North Bend Public Library, 1800 Sherman Ave.
  • Newport on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at the ODFW Marine Resources Conference Room, 2040 SE Marine Science Dr.

In addition, participants can join the Newport meeting on-line at (see directions below).

“This is when halibut anglers can propose their ideas for changes to the 2016 season,” said Lynn Mattes, ODFW project leader for halibut.

Those who cannot attend a meeting can send their comments to Lynn Mattes at 541-867-4741 ext. 237, or Maggie Sommer 541-867-4741 ext. 227

To join to the Newport meeting webcast:

Those attending the webcast can use the “chat” box to type in questions.




Lynn Mattes (541) 867-4741 ext. 237
Maggie Sommer (541) 867-4741 ext. 227
Jessica Sall (503) 947-6023

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