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Crab, Shrimp & Crawfish
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Marine Area 9
Admiralty Inlet

Status Days Open Opening Date Closing Date
CLOSED None June 30, 2018 September 3, 2018

Rules:

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

Seasons:

Once opened, crabbing will be allowed Thursdays through Mondays each week. Recreational crabbing will be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and all gear must be removed from the water on closed days.

 

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 9 - Port Gamble/Port Ludlow & Admiralty Inlet

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: Jun 8, 2018

Locations of Marine Areas for recreational crabbing