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IPHC News Release 2019-012 Recreational Fishery Openings in IPHC Regulatory Area 2A: North Washington Coast and Central Oregon Coast Subareas

18 June 2019   

IPHC NEWS RELEASE 2019-012

RECREATIONAL FISHERY OPENINGS

IN IPHC REGULATORY AREA 2A: 

NORTH WASHINGTON COAST AND CENTRAL OREGON COAST SUBAREAS

Opening: Washington North Coast Subarea (WDFW Marine Area 3 and 4) Pacific halibut recreational fishery. There is enough Pacific halibut quota remaining in the Pacific halibut recreational fishery in the Washington North Coast Subarea for this subarea to be open 27 and 29 June 2019 to allow for more fishing opportunities

Opening: Central Oregon Coast Subarea (ODFW Central Oregon Coast Subarea) spring all-depth Pacific halibut recreational fishery. There is an estimated 65% (110,867 pounds) of the Central Oregon Coast Subarea spring all-depth Pacific halibut fishery quota remaining. Therefore, the Central Oregon Coast Subarea spring all-depth Pacific halibut fishery will open 20 to 22 June and again 4 to 6 July 2019 to allow for more fishing opportunities.

For more information on these updates please refer to:

Washington: Department of Fish and Wildlife website:

https://fortress.wa.gov/dfw/erules/efishrules/erule.jsp?id=2347

Oregon: Department of Fish and Wildlife website:

https://www.dfw.state.or.us/MRP/finfish/halibut/management.asp

Updates on Pacific halibut fishing opportunities are available at the NOAA Fisheries hotline (1-800-662-9825)

Due to the short notice nature of this notification, it is posted to our website only, and no paper copy has been mailed out.

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David T. Wilson, Ph.D.
Executive Director, IPHC
Phone: (206) 634-1838
Fax:     (206) 632-2983
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IPHC-2019-NR012 Recreational Fishery Openings in IPHC Regulatory Area 2A: North Washington Coast and Central Oregon Coast Subareas

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18 June 2019