Pacific halibut sport regulations

Updated January 6, 2021

Information on the 2021 recreational halibut seasons will be available in mid-February 2021.

The International Pacific Halibut Commission will set 2021 allocations at their annual meeting January 25-29, 2021, at which time the 2021 quotas will be set.  Information on how to listen to the annual meeting can be found here

ODFW will be asking for angler input in early February on the number and timing of the Central Oregon Coast spring all-depth "fixed" and "back-up" dates.  Watch this space for details on when and how to provide input.

ODFW staff recommendations will be available in mid-February.  The 2021 seasons are anticipated to be very similar to 2020.  The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission will finalize the 2021 recreational halibut seasons in early April, with opening starting in May.

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