Southern Portion of Washington’s Marine Area 7 to Close for Recreational Shrimp Fishing
Action: Closes the southern portion of Marine Area 7 for shrimp harvest.
Effective date: June 7, 2012.
Species affected: All shrimp species.
Location: Portion of Marine Area 7 south of a line from the Initiative 77 marker on Fidalgo Island (which is the eastern boundary between marine areas 6 and 7) to Point Colville on Lopez Island, then south of a line from Davis Point on Lopez Island to Cattle Point on San Juan Island, then south of a line due west from Lime Kiln Point light on San Juan Island to the international boundary.
Reason for action: The recreational spot shrimp quota will have been taken in the southern portion of Marine Area 7.
Other information: Additional shrimp rules can be found in the 2012/2013 Sportfishing Rules Pamphlet.