Oregon Coast Officials Hold Public Input Meetings on Fishing
(Newport, Oregon) - Oregon fishermen will be asked to help set future Pacific halibut and bottomfish seasons and regulations along the Oregon coast in four public meetings in August.
All of the meetings will start at 7 p.m. They happen in Tillamook on August 6 at the ODFW conference room, 4907 Third St. In Newport, it happens on on Wednesday, August 7 at the Holiday Inn Express, 135 SE 32nd St. Monday, August 12 in takes place at the Best Western Beachfront Inn, 16008 Boat Basin Road in Brookings. The North Bend meeting it happens Tuesday, August 13 at the North Bend Public Library (800 Sherman Ave., North Bend).
“We want to get public input on possible changes to the 2014 Pacific halibut catch sharing plan,” said Lynn Mattes, halibut and groundfish project leader for ODFW. “And we want to start getting input on the 2015-2016 recreational groundfish seasons. This is when anglers need to provide their input on future fishing opportunities.”
For those who cannot attend in person, they can provide additional comments to Lynn Mattes at 541-867-0300 ext. 237or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Patrick Mirick at 541-867-0300 ext. 223 or by email: Patrick.P.Mirick@state.or.us. Their fax number is 541-867-0311.
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