RECREATIONAL CRAB FISHING
Recreational Crab Fishing

Crab fishing seasons set for Puget Sound
WDFW has announced summer crab-fishing seasons for Puget Sound, starting June 1 with an early opening in Marine Area 13 south of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. See full story >>

South coast of Washington closed to crab fishing
Crab fishing to open early in Hood Canal

RECREATIONAL SHRIMP FISHING
Recreational Shrimp Fishing Shrimping is open in select areas of Puget Sound.
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RECREATIONAL RAZOR CLAMMING
Photo of a razor clam limit on the beach with a clam shovel in the background. Razor clam digging closed for season on ocean beaches
Digging will remain closed on ocean beaches for the remainder of the razor clam season because of elevated toxin levels, state shellfish managers announced today. 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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LOST OR STOLEN SHELLFISHING GEAR
Picture of different types of shellfish pots

Has your crab or shrimp pot gone missing? You can report lost gear online. Learn more >>


 
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