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Crab, Shrimp & Crawfish
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Marine Area 11
Tacoma-Vashon Island

Status Days Open Opening Date Closing Date
CLOSED None Year-round

Rules:

Dungeness and Red Rock Crab, all fishing methods.

Seasons:

Summer season is now closed. Any winter seasons will be announced in early October (updated 9/29/16.)

 

Crab Limits and Rules

Species Min. size Daily Limit Season Additional Rules
Dungeness Crab 6.25" 5 Males see above Must retain back shell while in the field.
Must release all softshell, females and undersized crab.
Catch record card required.
Red Rock Crab 5" Six crab
Either sex
see above Must retain back shell while in the field.
Must release all softshell crab.

NOTE: all fishing gear must be removed from the water
by one hour after sunset on the last day of any fishing period.

Last Updated: Sep 29, 2016

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