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For more information on
commercial licensing,
please contact the
WDFW License Division

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

360-902-2464 (Option #4)
commercialsales@dfw.wa.gov

Salmon Hotline
360-902-2500

Salmon Hotline (NOAA)
888-858-9319

 

Limited Entry Commercial Licenses:
Herring Licenses
These licenses are limited by moratorium. An existing license may be transferred to another owner, but no new licenses may be issued.

  • DIP BAG NET
    Authorizes the taking or catching of herring using specified gear within Puget Sound.
  • DRAG SEINE
    Authorizes the taking or catching of herring using specified gear within Puget Sound.
  • GILL NET
    Authorizes the taking or catching of herring using specified gear within Puget Sound.
  • LAMPARA
    Authorizes the taking or catching of herring using specified gear within Puget Sound. (See WAC 220.49.014)
  • PURSE SEINE
    Authorizes the taking or catching of herring using specified gear within Puget Sound. (See WAC 220.49.012)

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Please follow the directions printed on the form, and return your application and appropriate fees to:

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
600 Capitol Way N.
Olympia, WA 98501-1091
ATTN: License Division