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, 2018

Hood Canal to reopen for one more day of shrimp fishing

Action: Recreational shrimp fishing will reopen for one more day.

Effective date: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, 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 one more day of fishing.

Additional information: Several other marine areas are open for coonstripe and pink shrimp fishing. 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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