Statewide Gear Rules
Crab, Shrimp & Crawfish
Report Derelict Fishing Gear
 

Marine Area 3
LaPush

Status Days Open Opening Date Closing Date
OPEN Everyday Year-round

Rules:

Dungeness and Red Rock Crab, all fishing methods.

Seasons:

Crab Pots: Open 1 Dec. through 15 Sept.
Crab gear other than pots: Open all year.

 

Crab Limits and Rules

Species Min. size Daily Limit Season Additional Rules
Crab see below see below see above

Allocation and soft shell closures may affect season, please check this page or the shellfish rule change hotline.

Fishing instruments must not penetrate the shell.

Dungeness Crab 6" 6 Males see above Must retain back shell while in the field.
Must release all softshell, females and undersized crab.
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 25, 2015

Locations of Marine Areas for recreational crabbing