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Puget Sound Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery

Commercial crab catch (in pounds).
UpdatedJanuary 28, 2015from Crab Quick Report and Soft Fish Tickets for Regions 1, 2E, 2W, 3-1, 3-2, and 3-3.

Notice:  Region 1, Region 3-1, Region 3-2 and Region 3-3 remain open

The 2014-15 Commercial crab season opening and closing history is shown below:

Region 2 East CLOSED on Sunday, December 28th, 2014, at 5 PM

Region 2 West CLOSED on Friday, December 19th, 2014, at 5 PM

The Everett Flats portion of Region 2 East CLOSED on Sunday, December 28th, 2014, at 5 PM

Regions 1, 2 East, 2 West, 3-1, 3-2 and 3-3  re-opened on Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 at 8:00 am.

Pot limits are outlined in the Emergency Regulation and below in the Daily Landings Summary table

Region 3-1, 3-2 and 3-3 CLOSED on Sunday November 16th, 2014 at 6:00 pm.

Region 1 CLOSED on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 at 6:00 pm. 

Region 2 East and Region 2 West CLOSED on Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 7:00 pm.

The 2014-15 Puget Sound Commercial Crab Fishery opened at 8:00 am, Wednesday, October 1st, 2014.  Please check this web page frequently for updates.

Additional Information: 

NOTICE: The 2014 Summer Recreational Harvest data in the table below is FINAL.  The Winter Recreational Harvest is merely a estimation based on previous years activity.  These numbers will change.

NOTICE: The 2014 Puget Sound Commercial Crab Information Packet for Fishers and Buyers has been updated and can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate link on the sidebar.

NOTICE: The Puget Sound Commercial Crab Hotline number is being phased out this season. 

 

  STATE RECREATIONAL HARVEST STATE COMMERCIAL    
REGION SUMMER
FINAL
WINTER
PROJECTED
HARVEST
TO DATE
SHARE
REMANING
COMMERCIAL
STATUS
CURRENT # OF
POTS PER LICENSE
1 570,318 100,000 1,626,103 173,579 Region 1 is OPEN 30
2 East 797,583 75,000 541,493 -14,076 Region 2 East is CLOSED 0
2 West 137,824 20,000 113,824 -1,648 Region 2 West is CLOSED 0
3-1 0 0 37,310 52,690 Region 3-1 is OPEN 100
3-2 98,226 25,000 162,954 13,820 Region 3-2 is OPEN 50
3-3 4,119 900 9,855 25,126 Region 3-3 is OPEN 100
TOTALS 1,608,070 220,900 2,491,539 249,491    
 

Daily Landings Summary
MS Excel Format

Last updated
January 28, 2015

These landings are preliminary and subject to revision as fish receiving tickets are received.

Region 1: MFSF 20A, 20B, 21A, 21B, 22A, 22B

Region 2E: MFSF 24A, 24B, 24C, 24D, 26AE

Region 2W: (25C not included), MFSF 25B, 25D, 26AW

Region 3-1: West Beach area, MFSF 23A and 23B

Region 3-2: MFSF 25A, 25E, 23D

Region 3-3: MFSF 23C & 29