Statewide Gear Rules
Crab, Shrimp & Crawfish
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Marine Area 4
Neah Bay - East of Tatoosh-Bonilla line

Status Days Open Opening Date Closing Date
OPEN Everyday October 6, 2018 December 31, 2018

Rules:

Dungeness, Red Rock, and Tanner Crab, all fishing methods.

Seasons:

Opened for a winter season on October 6th 2018. Will remain open seven days a week through December 31st 2018.

 

Crab Limits and Rules

Species Min. size Daily Limit Season Additional Rules
Dungeness Crab 6.25" 5 Males see above Must retain back shell while in the field.
Must release all softshell, females and undersized crab.
Catch record card required.
Red Rock Crab 5" Six crab
Either sex
see above Must retain back shell while in the field.
Must release all softshell crab.
Tanner Crab 4.5" Six crab
Either sex
see above Must retain back shell while in the field.
Must release all softshell crab.

Marine Area 4
Marine Area 4 -  Boundaries for Neah Bay - East and West of Tatoosh-Bonilla line

NOTE: All crab fishing gear must be removed from the water by one hour after sunset on the
last day of any fishing period. Crab fishing gear may not remain in the water on closed days.

Last Updated: Oct 6, 2018

Locations of Marine Areas for recreational crabbing