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

April 13, 2007

Sport halibut season opens in Marine Area 5

Action: Open recreational fishing for halibut in marine area 5. Daily bag limit of one halibut per angler, with no minimum size limit. All catch must be recorded on a catch record card.

Effective date: Open 12:01 a.m. Thursday May 24 through Aug. 3, 2007, 5-days per week, closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Species affected: Pacific Halibut

Location: Marine Area 5 (Sekiu)

Reason for action: This rule conforms to federal action taken by Pacific Fisheries Management Council. There is sufficient recreational quota to provide for these seasons.

Information contact: Heather Reed, (360) 249-1202

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the