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Puget Sound Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery

Commercial crab catch (in pounds).
Updated September 27, 2016 from Crab Quick Report and Soft Fish Tickets for Regions 1, 2E, 2W, 3-1, 3-2, and 3-3.

The Puget Sound State Commercial Crab Fishery is scheduled to OPEN at 8am, Saturday, October 1st, 2016.

Pot Limits:

  • 40 pots per license per buoy tag number in Region 2 East, Region 2 West and Region 3-2
  • 50 pots per license per buoy tag number in Region 1, Region 3-1 and Region 3-3

Barging:

Barging will only be allowed from 8am, October 1st, 2016 until 8pm October 2nd, 2016

Barging will only be allowed in Region 1, Region 3-1 and Region 3-3

If you plan to barge in any of these Regions you must contact WDFW before October 1st with the following information:

  • Name and license number of licensed owner.
  • Name of designated primary operator if different from licensed owner.
  • Name of alternate operator if used to deploy pots from a non-designated vessel.
  • Buoy brand number and number of pots to be deployed from a non-designated vessel.
  • Name and identification numbers (WN and/or Coast Guard) of the non-designated vessel.

Please call Don Rothaus at (425) 775-1311 ext. 126 or send an email to crabreport@dfw.wa.gov with the above mentioned information.

  PRELIMINARY
COMMERCIAL
TARGET
STATE COMMERCIAL    
REGION PROJECTED HARVEST
TO DATE
SHARE
REMANING
COMMERCIAL
STATUS
CURRENT # OF
POTS PER LICENSE
1 1,580,000 0 1,580,000 Region 1 is CLOSED 50
2 East 200,000 0 200,000 Region 2 East is CLOSED 40
2 West 75,000 0 75,000 Region 2 West is CLOSED 40
3-1 90,000 0 90,000 Region 3-1 is CLOSED 50
3-2 195,000 0 195,000 Region 3-2 is CLOSED 40
3-3 52,000 0 52,000 Region 3-3 is CLOSED 50
TOTALS 2,192,000 0 2,192,000    
 

Daily Landings Summary
MS Excel Format

Last updated
September 27, 2016

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