Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife news release
NEWPORT — An additional weekend in July is added to Oregon's Central Coast Subarea to replace the May 14-16 opening that was cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns. The Subarea includes ports from Port Orford to Garibaldi.
July 23-25, originally scheduled as a "back-up" opening, is added as a sixth fixed opening for this popular fishery. ODFW delayed the initial opener from May 14 to May 21 to allow more time for ports, charters and other facilities to prepare for reopening, and to ensure fair and equitable access to halibut across the entire Central Coast Subarea.
The fishery was open May 21-23 and May 28-30. Remaining openings are June 11-13, June 18-20, July 9-11, and July 23-25. These dates were scheduled based on public input earlier this year, and additional all-depth fishing days may be opened later in the spring or summer if quota remains.
Many coastal communities remain concerned about a large influx of visitors while some COVID-19 restrictions are still in effect. Anglers are asked to be mindful of the Governor's Executive Order as well as coastal community concerns and:
Other halibut fishing opportunities:
Columbia River all-depth and nearshore: The opening of these seasons is postponed pending further consultation between ODFW and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). ODFW and WDFW manage this shared subarea in close coordination. ODFW will announce new opening dates after a decision is made.
Central Coast nearshore: Opened May 1 as planned.
Southern Oregon Subarea: Opened May 1 as planned.
For more about halibut fishing, including a map of Oregon's recreational seasons, please visit https://myodfw.com/pacific-halibut-sport-regulations
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