Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

June 14, 2011

Hood Canal will reopen to recreational spot shrimp fishing for one more day

Action: Recreational spot shrimp fishing will reopen in Hood Canal for one additional day, Wednesday, June 22, 2011.

Effective dates: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Species affected: Spot shrimp.

Location: The Hood Canal Shrimp District.

Reason for action: Sufficient recreational spot shrimp quota remains in this area for one more weekday of fishing.

Other information: Marine Areas 7 and 9 will be open for spot shrimp fishing on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 as well. In addition, the southern portion of Marine Area 7 will be open on June 24 and 25.

Contact: Mark O?Toole, La Conner, (360) 466-4345 ext. 241.