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

June 27, 2007

Sport Halibut season re-opens for one day in Marine Areas 3 and 4

Action: Open recreational fishing for halibut in Marine Areas 3 and 4 on June 28, 2007, for one day only.

Effective date: Open 12:01 a.m. through 11:59 p.m., Thursday, June 28, 2007.

Species affected: Pacific Halibut

Location: Marine Areas 3 and 4.

Reason for action: This rule conforms to federal action taken by PFMC. There is sufficient recreational halibut quota to provide for an additional fishing day.

Information contact: Carol Henry, (360) 249-4628 ext. 254

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.