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

March 4, 2005

Recreational crab fishing to remain open in Marine Area 13

Action: Recreational crab fishing will remain open in Marine Area 13.

Effective dates: Immediately

Species affected: Dungeness and red rock crab

Location: All waters of Marine Area 13

Reason for Action: Crab in Marine Area 13 still meet the hardshell criteria to support an extension of the recreational fishery.

Other information: Marine Area 13 will remain open until further notice. Marine Area 4 (east of the Bonilla Tatoosh line), Marine Areas 5, 6, 7, 8-1, 8-2, 9, 10, 11 and 12 remain closed

Contact: Rich Childers, Point Whitney (360) 586-1498 ext. 228

Fishers must have a current Washington fi