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

July 21, 2020

Shrimp fishery closes in Marine Area 12

Action: This action closes the recreational shrimp fishery in Marine Area 12.

Effective date: July 21, 2020

Species affected: Spot shrimp and non-spot shrimp.

Location: Marine Area 12.

Reason for action: Preliminary catch estimates indicate the state harvest target has been met for spot shrimp in this area.

Additional information: This closes Marine Area 12 to recreational harvest of both spot shrimp and non-spot shrimps. Marine Areas 7 South, 7 West, and 10 are also closed to recreational harvest of both spot shrimp and non-spot shrimps. Marine Areas 6 (excluding the Discovery Bay Shrimp District), 7 East, 8-1, 8-2, 9, 11, and 13 are open for the recreational harvest of non-spot shrimp. Please check regulations for depth and gear restrictions.

Information contact: Don Velasquez, Fish and Wildlife Biologist. (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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