Latest News On Ocean Fishing Off the Humboldt Area Coast

From the Humboldt Area Saltwater Anglers

IPHC Interim Halibut Meeting:  The International Pacific Halibut Commission had their interim meeting on November 28 and 29 that gives the “state of the fishery” and the results of the summer survey.  It also sets up the agenda for the ...

Fish are always on my mind…but since we are only a few days away from Thanksgiving, so is turkey and family.  Hopefully, we can all enjoy the holiday with the family and relatives without too much political dissention and arguing.  ... ...

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We had some curveballs today at the salmon meetings and the options changed significantly, but here are the three options that have been submitted. They will probably change some more in Portland, but we’re staying engaged and trying to get the most fishing opportunity that we can. Here are the options for the KMZ ocean salmon season (Eureka to Crescent City)

Alternative I June 20 to July 31, Aug 20 to Sept 3
Alternative II July 1 to Sept 3
Alternative III June 16 to Sept 3
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Here are the proposed salmon season alternatives for the KMZ. These will more than likely change, but HASA is working on it! ... See MoreSee Less

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Do you feel Fury-ous? Well go get your tickets now for the HASA 10th annual fundraiser on 4/14/18 at the Arcata Community Center at the following locations: Pacific Outfitters Eureka, Englund Marine Eureka, Bucksport Sporting Goods Eureka, and W&W RV & Sporting Goods Eureka. Tight lines! ... See MoreSee Less

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Our reps are currently at the salmon information meeting in Santa Rosa. We got some hopeful news and will be working on recommendations for a 2018 salmon season! Will keep you updated as this progresses.

Here is the 2018 Klamath and Sacramento Preseason Ocean Abundance Forecast with last year (2017) in parenthesis:
Klamath: 359,200 (54,200)
Sacramento: 229,400 (230,700)
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