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Recreational Halibut season opens May 2nd

Recreational halibut fishing opens May 2 in all marine areas in the Puget Sound.

Lingcod retention will be allowed with halibut on board in Marine Area 1, during the halibut season north of the Washington-Oregon border.

Halibut Fishing

In all marine areas open to halibut fishing, there is a one-fish daily catch limit and no minimum size restriction. There is a four fish annual bag limit.

Anglers must record their catch on a WDFW catch record card.

See you out there!

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