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

July 3, 2007

Sport Halibut re-opens July 7 in Marine Areas 3 and 4

Action: Open recreational fishing for halibut in Marine Areas 3 and 4 on July 7, 2007, for one day only.

Effective date: Open 12:01 a.m. through 11:59 p.m., Saturday, July 7, 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.

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