Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
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.

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules pamphlet for details on fishing seasons and regulations. Fishing rules are subject to change. Check the WDFW Fishing hotline for the latest rule information at (360) 902-2500, press 2 for recreational rules. For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline call (360)796-3215 or toll free 1-866-880-5431.

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