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IPHC News Release 2019-010 Recreational Fishery Closure in IPHC Regulatory Area 2A: Columbia River All-Depth

29 May 2019

Closed: Columbia River (WDFW Marine Area 1, ODFW Columbia River Sub-area) all-depth Pacific halibut recreational fishery. The all-depth quota for the Columbia River subarea (Washington and Oregon combined) is projected to have been attained as of Sunday, 26 May 2019. No quota remains for additional open days. As a result the Columbia River all-depth Pacific halibut recreational fishery will close Wednesday, 29 May 2019 at 2359 hours. This fishery will then be closed for the remainder of 2019.

For more information on these updates please refer to:

Washington: Department of Fish and Wildlife website:
https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/regulations/halibut/columbia-river

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
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IPHC-2019-NR010 Recreational Fishery Closure in IPHC Regulatory Area 2A: Columbia River All-Depth

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29 May 2019