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Puget Sound Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery

Commercial crab catch (in pounds).
UpdatedDecember 19, 2014from Crab Quick Report and Soft Fish Tickets for Regions 1, 2E, 2W, 3-1, 3-2, and 3-3.

Important Notice: Region 2 West will CLOSE on Friday, December 19th, 2014, at 5 PM

Notice: The Everett Flats portion of Region 2 East will remain open through December 31st, 2014 or until the State Commercial share has been taken, which ever occurs first.

Update: Regions 1, 2 East, 2 West, 3-1, 3-2 and 3-3  re-opened on Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 at 8:00 am.

Pot limits are outlined in the Emergency Regulation and below in the Daily Landings Summary table

Update: Region 3-1, 3-2 and 3-3 CLOSED on Sunday November 16th, 2014 at 6:00 pm.

Update: Region 1 CLOSED on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 at 6:00 pm. 

Update: Region 2 East and Region 2 West CLOSED on Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 7:00 pm.

ANNOUNCEMENT: The 2014-15 Puget Sound Commercial Crab Fishery opened at 8:00 am, Wednesday, October 1st, 2014.  Please check this web page frequently for updates. 

NOTICE: The 2014 Summer Recreational Harvest data in the table below is a projection based on early returns of Catch Record Cards.  The Winter Recreational Harvest is merely a estimation based on previous years activity.  These numbers will change.

NOTICE: The 2014 Puget Sound Commercial Crab Information Packet for Fishers and Buyers has been updated and can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate link on the sidebar.

NOTICE: The Puget Sound Commercial Crab Hotline number is being phased out this season. 

 

  STATE RECREATIONAL HARVEST STATE COMMERCIAL    
REGION SUMMER
PROJECTED
WINTER
PROJECTED
HARVEST
TO DATE
SHARE
REMANING
COMMERCIAL
STATUS
CURRENT # OF
POTS PER LICENSE
1 575,000 100,000 1,488,798 186,202 Region 1 is OPEN 30
2 East 805,000 75,000 447,090 72,910 Region 2 East is OPEN 30
2 West 140,000 20,000 99,899 10,101 Region 2 West is CLOSED 0
3-1 0 0 33,471 56,529 Region 3-1 is OPEN 100
3-2 100,000 25,000 122,760 32,240 Region 3-2 is OPEN 50
3-3 4,100 900 2,431 32,569 Region 3-3 is OPEN 100
TOTALS 1,624,100 220,900 2,194,449 390,551    
 

Daily Landings Summary
MS Excel Format

Last updated
December 18, 2014

These landings are preliminary and subject to revision as fish receiving tickets are received.

Region 1: MFSF 20A, 20B, 21A, 21B, 22A, 22B

Region 2E: MFSF 24A, 24B, 24C, 24D, 26AE

Region 2W: (25C not included), MFSF 25B, 25D, 26AW

Region 3-1: West Beach area, MFSF 23A and 23B

Region 3-2: MFSF 25A, 25E, 23D

Region 3-3: MFSF 23C & 29