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

May 29, 2018

Hood Canal to reopen for two more days of shrimp fishing

Action: Recreational spot shrimp fishing will reopen for two more days (Wednesday, June 6, and Saturday, June 9) in Hood Canal (Marine Area 12).

Effective date: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, and Saturday, June 9, 2018.

Species affected: All shrimp species including spot shrimp.

Location: Hood Canal (Marine Area 12).

Reason for action: Sufficient recreational spot shrimp quota remains for two more days of fishing.

Other information: Several other marine areas will reopen for coonstripe and pink shrimp fishing (only) on June 1. Check WDFW's website at https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/shellfish/shrimp/ for more information.

Contact: Don Velasquez, Mill Creek, (425) 775-1311 ext. 112.

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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