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Shrimping to close in marine area 7


07/22/2016 – John Snyder – Northwest Fishing News 

 

Marine Area 7 West closing to shrimp fishing

 

Action:  Marine Area 7 West in the western San Juan Islands is closing to recreational shrimp fishing. 

Effective date: Thursday, July 28, 2016, at 9 p.m.

Species affected: All shrimp species, including spot shrimp.

Location: Marine Area 7 West is located in the western San Juan Islands.

Reason for action:  The recreational spot shrimp quota in this area will be reached.

Other information:  Marine Areas 4, 5 and 6 (excluding the Discovery Bay Shrimp District) remain open to fishing for all shrimp species, including spot shrimp.

Information contact: Mark O’Toole, (360) 466-4345, ext. 241