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Juan de Fuca Strait
and Puget Sound
Marine Areas 5, 6-11 and 13
Marine Area 4:
April 16-October 12, 2013
Lingcod minimum size limit is 22 inches, daily bag limit of two lingcod per angler
2013 Juan de Fuca Strait & Puget Sound Recreational
Western Region (Marine Area 5): Open May 23- 26, Thu-Sun; May 30- June 1, Thu-Sat and Saturday June 8.
Eastern Region (Marine Areas 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10): (Marine Areas 11-13 are closed): Open May 2-4, Thu-Sat; Closed May 9-11; Open May 16-18, Thu-Sat; May 23-26, Thu-Sun; May 30-31, Thu-Fri.
In all marine areas open to halibut fishing, there is a one-fish daily catch limit and no minimum size restriction. Anglers must record their catch on a WDFW catch record card.