Action: Recreational fishing opens for flatfish (except halibut) in a portion of Quilcene and Dabob Bay.
Effective date: July 1, 2015
Species affected: Flounder, sole, and other flatfish (except halibut)
Location: Marine Area 12 north of a true east line from the mouth of Turner Creek to the Toandos Peninsula in waters shallower than 120 feet (20 fathoms).
Reason for action: The Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted this regulation at the June 12-13 meeting to provide additional recreational fishing opportunity, while meeting conservation objectives for those species.
Other information: Daily limit is 15.
Information Contact: Craig Burley, Fish Management Division Manager (360) 902-2784.
Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules pamphlet for details on fishing seasons and regulations. Fishing rules are subject to change. Check the WDFW Fishing hotline for the latest rule information at (360) 902-2500, press 2 for recreational rules. For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline call (360)796-3215 or toll free 1-866-880-5431.