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Nearshore Commercial Fishing Regulations - Black Rockfish
Oregon Black Rockfish Management Areas

The following trip limit applies to black rockfish (Sebastes melanops) taken with all commercial gear except trawl:

It is unlawful to take or retain more than 300 pounds of black rockfish per vessel from a single fishing trip within one of the following areas:

  • Tillamook Head (45° 56' 45" N latitude) to Cape Lookout (45° 20' 15" N latitude)
  • Cascade Head (45° 03' 50" N latitude) to Cape Perpetua (44° 18' N latitude)
  • From a point (43° 30' N latitude), approximately 8-1/2 miles north of the Coos bay north jetty to a point (43° 03' N latitude), about 4-1/2 miles south of the Bandon south jetty
  • Mack Arch (42° 13' 40" N latitude) to Oregon-California Border (42° N latitude)

Specifics can be found in OAR 635-004-0365.

Oregon Black Rockfish Zones



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