Hood Canal to reopen for one more Saturday of shrimp fishing

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

May 23, 2017 

Hood Canal to reopen for one more Saturday of shrimp fishing        

Action: Recreational spot shrimp fishing will reopen for one day (Saturday, June 3) in Hood Canal (Marine Area 12).

Effective date:  9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 3, 2017.

Species affected:  All shrimp species including spot shrimp.

Location:  Hood Canal (Marine Area 12).

Reason for action:  Sufficient recreational spot shrimp quota remains for one more day of fishing. 

Other information: Several other marine areas will reopen for coonstripe and pink shrimp fishing only on June 1.

Contact:  Mark O’Toole, La Conner, (360) 466-4345 ext. 241, or Don Velasquez, Mill Creek, (425) 775-1311 ext. 112.