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Crab, Shrimp & Crawfish
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Marine Area 10
Seattle/Bremerton

Status Days Open Opening Date Closing Date
CLOSED None To be determined

Rules:

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

Seasons:

Closed at the end of the day on Labor Day September 4, 2017. This area will not open again until the summer of 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 10
Marine Area 10 -  Boundaries for Seattle/Bremerton

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 31, 2017

Locations of Marine Areas for recreational crabbing