RECREATIONAL CRAB FISHING
Recreational Crab Fishing
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Most areas of Puget Sound reopen Oct. 1 for late-season crab fishing
In each area, crabbing will be allowed seven days a week through Dec. 31. The openings were approved by fishery managers after summer catch assessments by WDFW indicated more crab are available for harvest.

RECREATIONAL RAZOR CLAMMING
Recreational Razor Clamming
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WDFW tentatively schedules razor clam digs through Dec. 31
The first razor clam dig of the season is tentatively scheduled next month with additional digs planned through New Year's Eve. In announcing the initial digging schedule, state fishery managers emphasized that final approval of all scheduled openings will depend on results of marine toxin tests that show the clams are safe to eat.
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LOST OR STOLEN SHELLFISHING GEAR
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Has your crab or shrimp pot gone missing? You can report lost gear online. Learn more >>


RECREATIONAL SQUID FISHING
Photo of squid swimming underwater. Looking for a healthy choice? Squid, or calamari, is lower in fat and calories than many other protein sources and is beautifully versatile. It can be used for appetizers, soups, salads or main dishes. The best times to catch squid running is from late summer though winter.
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