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Sport Pacific halibut

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  • Quotas for 2019 will be available in early February.

  • Feb. 4, 2019: ODFW annual public meeting to discuss open dates for the Central Coast subarea’s spring all-depth halibut fishery.

The meeting will be at the ODFW office in Newport at 6:00 pm, and will be webcast to allow for remote participation. More details to follow. 
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Q:  What's the largest Pacific halibut sampled by ODFW in the Oregon sport fishery?

A:  68.9 inches in the central coast subarea (see table below).  Source: ODFW sample data, 2001 - May 21, 2017.

 Subarea Length
 Columbia River  59.1" Landed August 2006
 Central Coast  68.9" Landed September 2015 in Florence
 Southern Oregon  61.8" Landed August 2013 in Brookings



More information

The International Pacific Halibut Commission has a wealth of information on its web site.

Contacts

Lynn Mattes
Project Leader
Lynn.Mattes@state.or.us
(541) 867-0300 x237
Christian Heath
Assistant Project Leader
Christian.T.Heath@state.or.us
(541) 867-0300 x266

 

 

 

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