Category Archives: Washington Halibut Regs

WDFW Will Ask NMFS For 7 Day Washington Halibut Season

Here’s a letter from District 24 Washington State Senator, Kevin Van De Wege, and District 24 Representatives, Steve Tharinger and Mike Chapman regarding a longer Washington State halibut season for 2017. Their signed letter is located below my comments. This … Continue reading

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Halibut Fishing In Canadian Waters, What You Need To Know To Stay Legal

Here’s the latest information on what you need to do to legally fish in British Columbia Canada waters. Purchase your B.C. Tidal Waters Fishing License. You can purchase it in B.C. at a dealer or go online and purchase your … Continue reading

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2016 Puget Sound Halibut Season

It looks like we will only get 8 days of halibut fishing in Puget Sound this 2016 halibut season. Friend and sports fishing advocate, Dave Croonquist reports the following. “There was a meeting yesterday in Olympia, chaired by Region 6 … Continue reading

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2015 Washington State Halibut Fishing Season Dates

NEWS RELEASE Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife March 27, 2015 Contact: Heather Reed, (360) 249-1202  2015 halibut seasons provide more fishing options in Columbia River area OLYMPIA – Anglers can expect halibut fishing seasons this year to be similar … Continue reading

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2015 Washington State Halibut Fishing Season

From our friend, Dave Croonquist Eastern Region (MA 6-10) May 8-9 May 15-16 May 21-24 May 28-30 Western Region (MA 5) May 15-16 May 21-24 May 29-30 Here’s a short update about the Puget Sound halibut meeting held today in … Continue reading

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Washington State Recreational Sport Halibut Fishing Quotas 2014

2014 Ocean Halibut Fishery Quotas North Coast (Marine Areas 3 & 4) Season Total: 108,030 lbs. South Coast (Marine Area 2) Season Total: 42,739 lbs. Primary: 40,739 lbs. Nearshore: 2,000 lbs. Columbia River (Marine Area 1). Early: 9,516 lbs. Late: … Continue reading

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Washington State Halibut Fishing Seasons & Regulations 2014

WDFW adds options for coastal halibut fishing, shortens Puget Sound season     OLYMPIA – Anglers will have three fewer days to catch halibut in Puget Sound when the season opens in May this year but will have more opportunities … Continue reading

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