Halibut Update through Sunday May 25
Columbia River Subarea
Spring All-Depth–There has been a total of 5,005 pounds landed. This leaves 3,559 pounds (42 %) of the spring quota remaining. This fishery is open every Thursday-Sunday, until the quota is attained, or if not attained by August 1, whatever remains is rolled over to the summer season.
Nearshore—there have been no landings in the Columbia River Subarea nearshore fishery yet. This fishery is open on days not open to all-depth (currently Monday-Wednesday) and has a quota of 1,190 pounds.
Central Oregon Coast Subarea
Spring All-Depth season—Through the May 22-24 opener, the total landings are 56,432 pounds. This leaves 56,798 pounds or 50 % of the spring all-depth quota remaining. The remaining “fixed” openings are June 5-7 and June 19-21.
Summer All-Depth Season—opens August 1-2, if quota remaining, can be open every other Friday and Saturday.
Nearshore Season— opens July 1, seven days per week.
South of Humbug Mountain subarea—there has been a total of 1,567 pounds landed. This leaves 2,145 pounds (58%) of the quota remaining. This fishery is open seven days per week until the quota is caught.
For more information on sport halibut seasons see the ODFW sport halibut webpage: http://www.dfw.state.or.us/MRP/finfish/halibut/index.asp