Notice of Pacific Sardine Directed Fishing Closure

This notice announces that through rulemaking in the Federal Register the directed harvest/fishing of Pacific sardine off the coasts of Washington, Oregon and California will be closed effective 12:01 AM, Thursday morning, July 22, 2010. Fishing vessels with Pacific sardine on board taken in the directed harvest fishery must be at shore/dock and in the process of offloading at the time of closure.

Please download the Pacific Sardine Directed Fishing Closure Notice for all of the details.