WDFW LogoWashington Department of Fish & Wildlife
  HELP | EMPLOYMENT | NEWS | CONTACT  
WDFW LogoFishing & Shellfishing
Report a Poacher or Other Violation

Fishing Hotline
360-902-2500

Shellfish Rule
Change Hotline

1-866-880-5431

More Hotline Information...

For more information on
fishing, please contact the
WDFW Fish Program.
360-902-2700
Fish Program District Biologists

For fishing regulation
questions, e-mail us at:
fishregs@dfw.wa.gov

For all other questions and comments, e-mail us at:
fishpgm@dfw.wa.gov

 

 
Buy Your License Online! Buy Your License Online!
 

 
NEW!
Protect Washington’s Rockfish

Learn how to improve the
survivability of released rockfish
- 2014 Catch Sharing Plan
- Canadian Halibut Regulations
- International Pacific Halibut Commission
- Release Methods for Rockfish
- Ocean Lingcod Seasons
Marine Areas 1-3:
March 15-October 18, 2014
Lingcod minimum size limit is 22 inches, daily bag limit of two lingcod per angler.

Marine Area 4:
April 16-October 15, 2014
Lingcod minimum size limit is 22 inches, daily bag limit of two lingcod per angler

- Halibut Fishery Summaries
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006

2014 Ocean Halibut
Fishery Quotas

North Coast (Marine Areas 3 & 4)
Season Total: 108,030 lbs.
South Coast (Marine Area 2)
Season Total: 42,739 lbs.
Primary: 40,739 lbs.
Nearshore: 2,000 lbs.
Columbia River (Marine Area 1).
Early: 9,516 lbs.
Late: 2,379 lbs
Nearshore: 1,190 lbs..
Puget Sound
Season Total: 57,393

2014 Halibut Fishery Seasons & Ocean Fishery Weekly Updates

North Coast Halibut Fishery
(Marine Areas 3 and 4)
South Coast Halibut Fishery
(Marine Area 2)
Columbia River Halibut Fishery
(Marine Area 1)
Juan de Fuca Strait & Puget Sound Halibut Fishery
(Marine Areas 5-13)