Columbia River Subarea—The spring fishery closed by regulation on July 15. The remaining 3,200 lbs. of the spring quota will be rolled over into the summer fishery which opens Friday, Aug 3, three days per week (Fri-Sun), through the earlier of the quota or September 30.
Central Oregon Coast Subarea
Summer All-Depth Season—the summer season will open Aug 3, Fri and Sat, every other week until the quota is attained. The revised quota will be 52,517 lbs.
Nearshore Season—Through July 15, total harvest was 28,812 lbs., 7,000 lbs. of that coming last week (July 9-15). That puts the total harvest over the nearshore quota (including the 5,000 lbs. transferred from the spring all-depth remainder). Therefore, the nearshore fishery will close at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 22, 2012 for the remainder of the year.
South of Humbug Mountain subarea-- this fishery opened May 1, seven days per week.