Public asked to help shape spring sport halibut season

NEWPORT — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will be asking for public input on the upcoming spring halibut season for the central Oregon coast at a meeting on Monday, Feb. 6 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the ODFW Marine Resources Program conference room, 2040 SE Marine Science Dr., Newport. Ore.

Meeting participants will provide input on the number and timing of “fixed” and “backup” dates for the Central Oregon Coast Subarea (Cape Falcon to Humbug Mountain) spring all-depth halibut season.

People who cannot attend the meeting in person can still participate in one of two ways:

Join the meeting via GoToMeeting (see details below).
Complete an online survey, which will be posted on the ODFW halibut webpage.
Both the online survey and background materials for the meeting will be posted by Feb. 1, on the ODFW halibut webpage (

Anglers may also give input by contacting Lynn Mattes ( or Christian Heath ( at the ODFW Marine Resources Program (541) 867-4741.
Monday, Feb. 6, 2017 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM PST

Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3131
Access Code: 674-377-613

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