The state Department of Fish and Wildlife a short time ago announced the seasons for halibut fishing around the state.
The season will be four days longer in Puget Sound, and more fish will be available for harvest early in the season off the state’s southern coast under catch quotas for 2012 adopted by the International Pacific Halibut Commission.
Unfortunately, there will be no halibut fishing allowed in the South Sound this season.
Here is the rest of the news release:
Although the state’s recreational catch quota is down slightly from last year, Puget Sound anglers will get an extra