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Public Fishing Piers of Puget Sound
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Fishing Hotline
360-902-2500

Shellfish Rule
Change Hotline

1-866-880-5431

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For more information on
fishing, please contact the
WDFW Fish Program.
360-902-2700
Fish Program District Biologists

For fishing regulation
questions, e-mail us at:
fishregs@dfw.wa.gov

For all other questions and comments, e-mail us at:
fishpgm@dfw.wa.gov

 

 

Rules and Regulations

See the Fishing in Washington pamphlet for more rules and regulations

Area Species Season Additional Rules
All Waters
except Marine Area 12 (Hood Canal)
All Species Year-round
No min. size.
Daily limit 5 qts. or 10 lbs., plus up to 5 Humboldt squid.
Legal gear is a forage fish jig, a maximum of 4 squid lures, forage fish dip net, or a hand dip net.
Each harvester must have a separate container.
Marine Area 12 (Hood Canal) All Species CLOSED