Input Sought For Halibut And Bottomfish Seasons

ODFW hosting public meetings to get input on 2018 sport halibut and 2018 and 2019-2020 sport bottomfish:

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will be hosting 4 public meetings to get input from recreational anglers to help shape the 2017 sport Pacific halibut, and 2018 and 2019-2020 sport bottomfish seasons.   These meetings are the first step in multi-step state and federal processes, and will be used to gather ideas on possible management measures to explore.

The meetings schedule:

  • Tuesday, July 25, 6-8 pm in Newport at the Marine Resources Program office, 2040 SE Marine Science Dr.  This meeting will be webcast, details below.
  • Wednesday, July 26, 6-8 pm in Salem at ODFW Headquarters in the Commission Room.
  • Monday, July 31 7-9 pm in Brookings at the Best Western Beachfront Inn (note the time for this meeting is different than the other meetings)
  • Tuesday, August 1, 6-8 pm at the Public Library in North Bend

Webcast Details

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

Use your computer speakers or you can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (312) 757-3121

Access Code: 715-579-621

Audio pin:  Shown in the GoTo Meeting dialogue box on your computer screen after joining the meeting.

First GoToMeeting? Try a test session:

Anglers who wish to provide input but cannot attend a meeting in person, or via webcast, can contact Lynn mattes at (541) 867-4741 ext. 237, or or Maggie Sommer at (541) 867-4741 ext. 227.

Information provided by ODFW