Area 2A sport information

An overview of the catches by area can be found in the IPHC table, Area 2A Sport Halibut Seasons at-a-glance.


For a more detailed look at the Washington State sport halibut catch, please visit the Washington State Sport Halibut Catch Updates page.


Detailed Oregon State information can be found at the ODFW site.

  • see "Hot Topics" for a map with season dates and regulations


California Department of Fish and Game ocean recreational fishing regulations.

Please contact local National Marine Fisheries Service or State Fisheries Department representatives for current information on opening dates, local area closures, and bag limits.

  • NMFS Area 2A Halibut Hotline - In-season updates on 2A recreational fishery seasons. (1-800-662-9825, press 5)