Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

June 8, 2011

Halibut fishing will reopen June 16 for one day in marine areas 3 and 4

Action: Open the recreational halibut fishery in Marine Areas 3 and 4 (Neah Bay and La Push) to recreational halibut fishing for one day.

Effective date: Thursday, June 16, 2011, from 12:01 a.m. through 11:59 p.m.

Species affected: Pacific halibut

Location: Marine Areas 3 and 4.

Reason for action: There is sufficient halibut quota remaining in Marine Areas 3 and 4 to re-open the recreational halibut fishery for one day. This rule conforms to federal action taken by the Pacific Fisheries Management Council. Anglers are encouraged to check the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife website or hotline for information regarding re-openings.

Information contact: Heather Reed, (360) 24