Cape Falcon to Humbug Mountain
Hundreds of boats raced out to sea today, the opening day of the Spring season for halibut – all going after their limit within the larger quota limit of 60 tons of the flat fish delicacy.
Today was opening day for the Spring halibut seasons and runs tomorrow and Saturday, then resumes May 16-18, May 30-June 1 and June 6-8. Backup days are June 20-22, July 4-6, and July 18-20. The Spring limit is 120,947 pounds.
South of Humbug Mountain
Summer: Open every other Friday and Saturday (Aug 2-3, Aug 16-17, Aug 30-31, Sept. 13-14, Sept. 27-28, Oct. 11-12, Oct. 25-26 until the quota is taken.