Do not combine multiple trips on a single logbook page. Use as many logbook pages as needed for a single trip.
Fill out the "Header" top section of each page completely.
Vessel Name: Name of vessel
Departure Date: Day you left port (include month, day, and year)
Port: Port vessel left when fishing trip began
Captain: Name of captain
Return Date: Day arrived at port on return leg
Port: Port vessel returned and offloaded catch
Phone Number: Captain's phone number
Buyer: Name of the fish dealer that purchased your fish
Ticket Number: Fish ticket number associated with landing
Crew size: Number of crew onboard during the trip (include captain)
Frozen/Live: Check box to indicate live or frozen product was delivered
Complete each line of the catch section, even if there was no catch.
Date Set: Date set for each string (month and day)
Date Pulled: Date pulled for each string (month and day)
Total Soak time: Total of number of hours gear soaked
Number of Pots: Number of pots on each string
String Length: Length of entire string in fathoms
Average Depth: Average depth fished for string in fathoms
Latitude Start: Record the latitude (in left row) and longitude (in right row) for the beginning point of each string in degrees and decimal minutes
Latitude End: Record the latitude (in left row) and longitude (in right row) for the ending point of each string in degrees and decimal minutes
MFSF Catch Area: Use listed catch areas located on the front cover page map
Retained Hagfish: Pounds of hagfish retained for that string
Returned Hagfish: Pounds of hagfish returned to the ocean for that string
Other Species: Species of fish returned to the ocean for that string
Mail completed logbook pages to:
WDFW Coastal Hagfish Management
48 Devonshire RD.
Montesano WA 98563
Logbooks are to be turned in by the 10th of the month following fishing activity. For a new logbook, call the WDFW Region 6 office: 360-249-4628.