Recreational bottomfish and halibut

Recreational fishing seasons and regulations in Washington's waters for bottomfish and halibut, including weekly updates.

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Meetings to discuss potential season structure and proposed dates for the 2023-24 sport halibut season.

Jan. 18, 2022
1:30 p.m.
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Call-in: 564-999-2000
Meeting ID: 279 620 587#

2021 bottomfish and lingcod seasons

Marine Areas 1-3 and Marine Area 4 west of Bonilla-Tatoosh:

  • March 13 – October 16, 2021
  • Daily bag limit of two lingcod per angler no minimum size limit

Marine Area 4 (east of Bonilla-Tatoosh): 

  • Recreational bottomfish: open year round
  • Recreational lingcod: March 13 – October 16, 2021
  • Daily bag limit of two lingcod per angler, no minimum size limit

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