Willapa Bay - Area 2-1

Status:
OPEN
Days open:
Everyday
Season dates:
Year-round


Statewide gear rules (crab, shrimp, crawfish)
Report derelict fishing gear

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.

Rules

Dungeness and Red Rock Crab, all fishing methods.

Season

Crab Pots: Open 15 Nov. through 15 Sept.
Crab gear other than pots: Open all year.

Limits

Allocation and soft shell closures may affect season, please check this page or the shellfish rule change hotline.

Fishing instruments must not penetrate the shell.

Species Min. size Daily Limit Season Additional Rules
Dungeness crab 6" Six males see above

Must retain back shell while in the field.

Must release all soft-shell, females and undersized crab.

Red Rock crab 5" Six crab of either sex see above

Must retain back shell while in the field.

Must release all soft-shell crab.