Commercial Sardine Fishery

2017-2018

The 2017-2018 directed sardine fishery will remain closed due to poor sardine abundance.
Information about the closure can be found on the Pacific Fishery Management Council website.

2016-2017 Directed Sardine Fishery

The 2016-2017 directed sardine fishery did not open due to poor sardine abundance.  This closure applied to all three U.S. west coast states: Washington, Oregon and California.

2015-2016 Directed Sardine Fishery

Notice:  The 2015-2016 directed sardine fishery did not open due to poor sardine abundance.  
 This closures  applied to all three U.S. west coast states: Washington, Oregon, and California.

2014-2015 Directed Sardine Fishery

Notice: The 2014-2015 directed sardine fishery closed April 28, 2015.

April 23, 2015 - Pacific Sardine Directed Fishing Closure