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Tag: Dungeness crab

Oct.
9th

Puget Sound crab fishing reopens Saturday

Recreational crab fishing will reopen Saturday in most areas of Puget Sound. While that includes the Olympia area, the waters off Tacoma will not reopen.

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Tuesday that waters reopening at 8 a.m. are marine areas 4 (Neah Bay), 5 (Sekiu), 6 (eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca), 7 (San Juan Islands), 8-1 (Deception Pass, Hope Island, and Skagit Bay), 8-2 (Port Susan and Port Gardner), 9 (Admiralty Inlet), 12 (Hood Canal) and 13 (South Puget Sound).

The openings were approved by fishery managers after summer catch assessments showed more crab are available

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Oct.
27th

Four Puget Sound areas to reopen to crab fishing on Nov. 15

Four areas of Puget Sound will reopen to recreational crab fishing Nov. 15, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife has announced. Following an assessment of this summer’s catch, these area have more crab available for harvest.

At 8 a.m. Nov. 15, marine areas 6 (eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca), 9 (Admiralty Inlet), 10 (Seattle/Bremerton) and 12 (Hood Canal) will reopen for sport crabbing seven days a week through Jan. 2.

Crab fishing also will remain open seven days a week through Jan. 2 in marine areas 4 (Neah Bay), 5 (Sekiu), and 13 (south Puget Sound),

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