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

May 10, 2007

Recreational shrimp fishing closing in Marine Areas 9 and 10

Action: Recreational shrimp fishing is closed, effective immediately, in all waters of Marine Areas 9 and 10, which include the Edmonds and Seattle area shrimp fishing grounds. Marine Area 10 will reopen next Wednesday, May 16, for one day of fishing from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Effective date: Immediately.

Species affected: All shrimp.

Location: Marine Areas 9 and 10.

Reason for action: The recreational spot shrimp quota has been reached in Marine Area 9, and only enough quota remains for one weekday of fishing in Marine Area 10.

Other information: Marine Area 10 will remain closed on Saturday, May 12, then reopen for shrimp fishing the following Wednesday, May 16, as sufficient quota remains for one weekday of fis