Area 2A Halibut Fishermen Get Another Opener the First Week of July
Halibut fishermen in Washington, Oregon and California better get those baited tubs ready for next week: The can try again to catch the remaining allocation at a second three-day opener, according to the International Pacific Halibut Commission.
Roughly one-third of the overall quota for Area 2A, the West Coast of the U.S., was caught, the IPHC said.
The total Area 2A allocation is 116.17 metric tons, or 256,122 pounds, for this year. Only 37 mt, 81,000 pounds, were landed ...
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