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

June 25, 2015

Fishing opens for flatfish species in portions of Quilcene and Dabob Bay

Action: Recreational fishing opens for flatfish (except halibut) in a portion of Quilcene and Dabob Bay

Effective Dates: July 1, 2015

Species affected: Flounder, sole and other flatfish (except halibut)

Location: Marine Area 12 north of a true east line from the mouth of Turner Creek to the Toandos Peninsula in waters shallower than 120 ft. (20 fathoms).

Reason for action: The Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted this regulation at the June 12-13 meeting to provide additional recreational fishing opportunity while meeting conservation objectives for those species.

Other information: Daily limit is15.

Information Contact: Craig Burley, Fish Management Division Manager (360) 902-2784.

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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