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

May 25, 2005

Marine Area 8 sport shrimp season extended

Action: Sufficient quota remains in Marine Area 8 to extend the shrimp season by one day, on Saturday, May 28, 2005.

Effective dates: 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2005.

Species affected: All shrimp.

Location: All waters of Marine Area 8-1 and Marine Area 8-2. (See Fishing in Washington sport fishing pamphlet for area boundaries.)

Reason for action: Sufficient quota remains in Marine Area 8 to warrant extending the spot shrimp season for one day.

Other information: High winds last week contributed to a lower harvest of spot shrimp in Marine Area 8, creating the opportunity for one more day of fishing.

Contact: Mark O Toole, LaConner (360) 466-4345 ext. 241 or Dave Sterritt, Point Whitney (360) 796-4601 ext. 228.