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

August 14, 2009

Recreational spot shrimp fishing to close Aug. 16 in Marine Area 6

Action: Recreational spot shrimp fishing is closing Sunday evening in Marine Area 6.

Effective date: 9:00 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 16, 2009.

Species affected: Spot shrimp.

Location: All waters of Marine Area 6, which is located in the eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Reason for action: The recreational spot shrimp quota in this area will be reached.

Other information: Marine Area 6 will remain open until Oct. 15 for non-spot shrimp. Shrimp pots with a minimum mesh size of inch will now be allowed.

Contact: Mark O?Toole, La Conner, (360) 466-4345 ext. 241.

Fishers must have a current Washingto