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ODFW to host public meetings on commercial nearshore fishery in mid-September

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

ODFW to host public meetings on commercial nearshore fishery in mid-September

NEWPORT, Ore. – ODFW will discuss the commercial black and blue rockfish and nearshore fisheries at three public meetings in Gold Beach, Port Orford, and Pacific City in mid-September.

Geared primarily to commercial fishers with black and blue rockfish and nearshore permits, the agenda for the meetings will include:

  • Pacific Fishery Management Council update including stock assessment results for 2019–20 specifications for:
    • lingcod
    • yelloweye rockfish
    • blue/deacon Rockfish
  • Review of the 2017 season to date
  • Process and options for setting 2018 regulations
  • Results from the 2016 fishery management mail survey
  • Input from industry and others interested in 2018 commercial nearshore fishery state management

All meetings will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be held:

  • Monday, Sept. 11, Pacific Reef Resort, 29362 Ellensburg Hwy 101, Gold Beach
  • Tuesday, Sept. 12, Port Orford Library, 1421 Oregon St., Port Orford
  • Thursday, Sept. 14, Kiawanda Community Center, 34600 Cape Kiwanda Drive, Pacific City



Brett Rodomsky 541-867-0300 ext. 291,
Troy Buell 541-867-0300 ext. 225,

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