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

May 15, 2014

Recreational spot shrimp fishing reopening in Marine Areas 8.1 and 8.2

Action: Recreational spot shrimp fishing will reopen for one day (Wednesday, May 21) in Marine Areas 8-1 and 8-2.

Effective date: 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, 2014.

Species affected: All shrimp species including spot shrimp.

Location: Marine Areas 8-1 and 8-2.

Reason for action: Sufficient recreational spot shrimp quota remains for one more day of fishing.

Other information: The Hood Canal and Discovery Bay Shrimp Districts will be open on May 21 as well.

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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