News

Halibut fishing to reopen at LaPush and Neah Bay

Marine Areas 3 (LaPush) and 4 (Neah Bay) are scheduled to re-open Thursday, June 2 and Saturday, June 4, Thursday and Saturday only, according to a report from the state Fish & Wildlife Department.

There is sufficient halibut quota remaining in Marine Areas 3 and 4 to re-open the recreational halibut fishery for two days. This rule conforms to federal action taken by the Pacific Fisheries Management Council.  Anglers are encouraged to check the state Department of Fish and Wildlife website at www.dfw.wa.gov or hotline for information regarding re-openings.

 The 2011 catch quota for these areas is 108,792 pounds.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 23 edition online now. Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates