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Tag: Marine Area 8-1

June
4th

Spot shrimp fishing in Tacoma waters reopens Wednesday

Recreational spot shrimp fishing will reopen for one day Wednesday in Marine Area 8-1 and Marine Area 11.

Area 11, the waters from the northern tip of Vashon Island to the Tacoma Narrows Bridge, will be open from 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Marine Area 8-1, mainly the waters on the east side of Whidbey Island, will open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

The state is reopening the Tacoma waters because sufficient recreational spot shrimp quota remains for one more day of fishing.

In Marine Area 8, an insufficient quota remains for a standard full day of fishing, so the opening

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