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

August 26, 2004

Change in daily limit for squid

Action: Fishers may retain a single squid exceeding 10 pounds (in the round) as their daily bag limit.

Effective dates: Aug. 26, 2004 until further notice.

Species affected: Squid

Location: Marine Areas 1 through 13

Reason for action: Some ocean squid encountered by tuna anglers exceed 10 pounds in weight. The new rule allows anglers to possess a single squid that exceeds 10 pounds or, as before, 10 pounds (or five quarts) of smaller squid in the round.

Information contact: Greg Bargmann (360) 902-2825.

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 regulation