Halibut Public Meeting Reminder / Survey and Background Materials Online

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by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Feb. 12th Public Meeting in Newport OR for the Central Coast spring recreational all-depth halibut season

ODFW will host its annual pre-season halibut meeting on Wednesday, February 12th, from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at the ODFW Marine Resources Program Conference Room, 2040 SE Marine Science Dr., Newport.

An overview of the International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) Annual Meeting and the resulting quota will be presented by staff at the meeting, followed by discussion and public input on the timing of "fixed" and "back-up" dates for the Oregon Coast Subarea (Cape Falcon to Humbug Mountain) spring all-depth halibut season for 2020. The IPHC Annual Meeting will take place in Anchorage, Feb. 3rd - 7th.

People who cannot attend the meeting in person can still participate in several ways:

Anglers may also provide input by contacting Lynn Mattes (lynn.mattes@state.or.us) or Christian Heath (christian.t.heath@state.or.us) at the ODFW Marine Resources Program, (541) 867-4741.

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for Wednesday, February 5th
Alsea River: Mainstem is Back in Shape
Siletz River: Winter Steelhead Fishing Has Picked Up
Siuslaw River: Siuslaw is Back in Shape
Umpqua River: Umpqua River Fishing Report
Nehalem River: Nehalem River Fishing Report
Nestucca River: Nestucca Finally Dropped Into Shape
Wilson River: Wilson River is in Prime Shape
Coquille River: Coquille River Report
Trask River: Trask River Fishing Report
Chetco River: Steelhead Are Here!
Smith River: Smith River Fishing Report
Galesville Reservoir: Fishing Should Be Okay
Ben Irving Reservoir: Winter Fishing Conditions