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  • August 4, 2022
halibut on a boat with scientist standing over

CDFW has announced the recreational Pacific halibut fishery will close Sunday, Aug. 7 at 11:59 p.m. Based on the latest catch projections, CDFW expects the 2022 California recreational quota of 38,740 net pounds will be exceeded unless the fishery is closed.

Categories: Fisheries, Fishing, Species
  • April 11, 2022
Image of halibut

CDFW is pleased to announce the 2022 recreational Pacific halibut fishery will open Sunday, May 1 and remain open until November 15, or until the quota is reached, whichever is earlier.

Categories: Fisheries, Fishing
  • February 1, 2022
scientist with Pacific halibut on vessel

California anglers who are interested in the recreational Pacific halibut fishery are invited to participate in an online survey that will help inform the CDFW about angler preferences for open fishing dates during the upcoming 2022 season.

Categories: Fisheries, Marine
  • August 31, 2021
woman measuring Pacific halibut on fishing vessel

CDFW has announced that the recreational Pacific halibut fishery will reopen on Friday, Sept. 3 at 12 a.m. and remain open until Nov. 15 or until the quota is reached, whichever is earlier.

Categories: Fisheries, Species
  • April 27, 2021
woman measuring large flat fish

CDFW is pleased to announce the 2021 recreational Pacific halibut fishery will open Saturday, May 1 and remain open until Nov. 15, or until the quota is reached, whichever is earlier.

Categories: Fishing
  • February 1, 2021

California anglers who are interested in the recreational Pacific halibut fishery are invited to participate in an online survey to help inform CDFW about angler preferences for open fishing dates during the upcoming 2021 season

Categories: Fishing

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