New Area 2A Halibut Season-Setting Process Begins in September
The Pacific Fishery Management Council, in an effort to reach out to non-Indian commercial fishermen, is requesting public comment on structuring the Area 2A (West Coast) commercial halibut fishery for the upcoming year at the September and November Council meetings.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife also plans to hold public meetings to discuss the issue.
The process is part of the transition from International Pacific Halibut Commission management to the Council.
In June, the Council committed to working closely with...
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