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2017 Halibut Seasons & Halibut Limits

Washington  Halibut Seasons Note: All areas open same days

  • Puget Sound Region (Marine Areas 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10): Open Thursday May 4, Saturday May 6 and Thursday May 11 depending on available quota.  If there is sufficient quota remaining, the following dates will be considered for re-opening; Sunday, May 21 and/or Thursday, May 25 and Thursday June 1 and/or Sunday June 4. 
  • Marine Areas 1, 2, 3 & 4 open Thursday May 4, Saturday May 6 and Thursday May 11 depending on available quota. 
  • In all marine areas open to halibut fishing, there is a one-fish daily catch limit and no minimum size restriction. Anglers must record their catch on a WDFW catch record card.
  • Marine Areas 5 and 6: It is permissible for halibut anglers to retain lingcod and Pacific cod caught while fishing for halibut in waters deeper than 120 feet on days that halibut fishing is open.

British Columbia: Open Now, 7 days per week, one fish daily limit; Possession limit 2 one fish may be up to 133 cm and one 83 cm or under. Six fish annual limit.

Alaska: Open Now, 7 days per week in S.E. Alaska, un-guided anglers may keep two halibut any size. Guided anglers may keep one fish daily. S.E. charter halibut upper size limits have not been announced yet. Please check area limits and slot sizes in S.E.

South Central

  • Four halibut total for charter fishing, limit two halibut per day, if taking two per day one must be 28 inches or smaller.
  • There will no halibut fishing on Wednesdays all season and no halibut fishing on Tuesday July 18 and July 25 and August 1, 2017.
  • Self-guided, two any size per day, four possession limit
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