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  Juan de Fuca Strait
and Puget Sound
Recreational Halibut
Marine Areas 5, 6-11 and 13
 
Season Total: 57,393 lbs.
 

 
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- 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

2015 Juan de Fuca Strait & Puget Sound Recreational Halibut

2015 Ocean Halibut
Fishery Quotas
Puget Sound
Season Total: 57,393

HALIBUT SEASONS

  • Western Region (Marine Area 5): Open May 15 and 16, Friday and Saturday; May 21-24, Thursday through Sunday and: May 29-30 Friday and Saturday
  • Eastern Region (Marine Areas 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10) (Marine Areas 11-13 are closed):  Open May 8 and 9, Friday and Saturday; May 15-16, Friday and Saturday; May 21-24, Thursday through Sunday and; May 28-30, Thursday through Saturday.
  • 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.