Halibut Workgroup to Meet on Recreational Catch


The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Pacific Council) ad hoc South of Humbug Pacific Halibut Workgroup (Workgroup) will hold a webinar to review analysis of recreational management measures designed to reduce Pacific halibut catch in southern Oregon and northern California (i.e., south of Humbug Mountain).

The webinar will be held Wednesday, June 12, 2013 from 9 a.m. until business for the day has been completed.


ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar. To attend the 


Workgroup meeting, please reserve your seat by visiting https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/557684818. If requested, enter your name, 

email address, and the webinar ID, which is 557684818. Once registered, 

participants will receive a confirmation email message that contains 

detailed audio and viewing information about the event. To only join 

the audio teleconference of the webinar from the U.S. or Canada, call

the toll number +1 (909) 259-0023 (note: this is not a toll-free 

number) and use the access code 959-411-833 when prompted.

    Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE 

Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220-1384.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Kelly Ames, Staff Officer, Pacific 

Council; telephone: (503) 820-2280.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The objective of the meeting is to review 

analysis of management measures, which are designed to reduce catch of 

Pacific halibut in southern Oregon and northern California (i.e., south 

of Humbug Mountain). The Workgroup is tentatively scheduled to report 

their findings to the Pacific Council at their September 2013 meeting 

in Boise, ID.