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

June 5, 2012

Southern portion of Marine Area 7 will close for recreational shrimp fishing

Action: Closes the southern portion of Marine Area 7 for shrimp harvest.

Effective date: June 7, 2012

Species affected: All shrimp species

Location: Portion of Marine Area 7 south of a line from the Initiative 77 marker on Fidalgo Island (which is the eastern boundary between Marine Areas 6 and 7) to Point Colville on Lopez Island, then south of a line from Davis Point on Lopez Island to Cattle Point on San Juan Island, then south of a line due west from Lime Kiln Point light on San Juan Island to the international boundary.

Reason for action: The recreational spot shrimp quota will have been taken in the southern portion of Marine Area 7.

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