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WAC 220-22-400

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Marine Fish-Shellfish Management and Catch Reporting Areas, Puget Sound.

(1) Area 20A shall include those waters of Puget Sound north of a line projected from Village Point, Lummi Island through the navigation buoy just east of Matia Island thence to the buoy at Clements Reef thence to the easternmost point of Patos Island and from the westernmost point of Patos Island due east to the international boundary; and west of a line from Point Francis through the marker north of Inati Bay, Lummi Island to Lummi Island.
(2) Area 20B shall include those waters of Puget Sound southerly of Area 20A, westerly of a line from Lummi Island through Lummi Rocks to the northernmost tip of Sinclair Island, and northerly of a line from the northernmost tip of Sinclair Island to Lawrence Point on Orcas Island and a line which runs from Steep Point on Orcas Island to Limestone Point on San Juan Island and then to Green Point on the eastern tip of Speiden Island and from the western tip of Speiden Island true west to the international boundary.
(3) Area 21A shall include those waters of Puget Sound southerly and easterly of Areas 20A and 20B, and westerly of a line from William Point to Governor's Point, and northerly of a line from William Point to the southernmost tip of Vendovi Island to the Sinclair Island light.
(4) Area 21B shall include those waters of Puget Sound easterly of and adjacent to Area 21A.
(5) Area 22A shall include those waters of Puget Sound south of Area 20B, westerly of 122° 40' W between Sinclair Island and Fidalgo Island and the Deception Pass Bridge; northerly of a line due east from the international boundary to a point 1 nautical mile from Pile Point, San Juan Island, thence southeasterly along a line 1 nautical mile from the southern shores of San Juan Island and Lopez Island to Davidson Rock near Point Colville, then easterly to a point one nautical mile south of the buoy at Lawson Reef and than due east to Whidbey Island.
(6) Area 22B shall include those waters of Puget Sound south of Area 21A, east of 22A, and north of the railroad bridges at Swinomish Channel.
(7) Area 23A shall include those waters of Puget Sound southerly of Area 22A; westerly and northerly of a line described as follows: A line segment from Davidson Rock near Point Colville, Lopez Island to a point 2 nautical miles from the Smith Island light thence continuing westerly and southerly 2 nautical miles from the Smith Island light until the line intersects with a line between Smith Island light and the vessel traffic service buoy north of Dungeness Spit, thence to the vessel traffic service buoy, thence southerly and westerly to a point 1 1/2 nautical miles north of the Ediz Hook light thence north to the international boundary.
(8) Area 23B shall include those waters of Puget Sound southerly of Area 22A; easterly of 23A; and northerly of a line due west from Partridge Point, Whidbey Island to its intersection with Area 23A.
(9) Area 23C shall include those waters of Puget Sound westerly of Area 23A and a line due north from the Ediz Hook light to the international boundary; and easterly of a line projected due north from the mouth of the Sekiu River.
(10) Area 23D shall include those waters of Puget Sound southerly of Area 23A and easterly of Area 23C and westerly of a line from the Dungeness light to the vessel traffic service buoy north of Dungeness light.
(11) Area 24A shall include those waters of Saratoga Passage and Skagit Bay east of a line between Polnell Point and Rocky Point, Camano Island; south of Area 22B; and east of Area 22A, and north of the Highway 532 Bridge between Camano Island and the mainland.
(12) Area 24B shall include those waters of Port Susan south of Area 24A and north of a line from Camano Head on Camano Island to the north tip of Gedney Island and from the southern tip of Gedney Island east to the mainland.
(13) Area 24C shall include those waters of Saratoga Passage west of Area 24A; north of a line projected due west of Hackney Island; and northwest of a line from Sandy Point, Whidbey Island to Camano Head, Camano Island.
(14) Area 24D shall include Holmes Harbor south of a line projected due west from Hackney Island to Whidbey Island.
(15) Area 25A shall include those waters of Puget Sound south of Areas 23A and 23B; east of Area 23D; north of a line projected from Diamond Point to Cape George, and westerly of a line projected from Point Partridge on Whidbey Island to Point Wilson.
(16) Area 25B shall include those waters of Admiralty Inlet east of Area 25A; northeast of a line projected from Point Hudson to Marrowstone Point; and north of a line projected from Olele Point to Foulweather Bluff continuing to Double Bluff on Whidbey Island.
(17) Area 25C shall include those waters of Hood Canal south of Area 25B and north of the Hood Canal Floating Bridge.
(18) Area 25D shall include those waters of Port Townsend Bay southwest of Area 25B.
(19) Area 25E shall include those waters of Discovery Bay south of Area 25A.
(20) Area 26A shall include those waters of Puget Sound south of Areas 24B, 24C, and 25B and northerly of a line from Apple Cove Point to Point Edwards.
(21) Area 26B shall include those waters of Puget Sound south of Area 26A, and east of a line from Point Monroe, Bainbridge Island to the mouth of Miller Bay, and east of a line from Beans Point on Bainbridge Island to Orchard Point, and northerly of a line from the ferry dock at Point Southworth to Brace Point.
(22) Area 26C shall include those waters of Puget Sound westerly and adjacent to Area 26B.
(23) Area 26D shall include those waters of Puget Sound southerly of Area 26B and northerly of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.
(24) Area 27A shall include those waters of Hood Canal southerly of the Hood Canal Floating Bridge and northerly of a line from Misery Point to Quatsap Point.
(25) Area 27B shall include those waters of Hood Canal south of Area 27A and north of a line from Lilliwaup Creek to Dewatto.
(26) Area 27C shall include those waters of Hood Canal south of Area 27B.
(27) Area 28A shall include those waters of Puget Sound southerly and westerly of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge, south of a line projected from Penrose Point to Green Point in Carr Inlet, south of a line projected from Point Wilson to Whiteman Cove in Case Inlet, and east of a line projected from Brisco Point to Dofflemyer Point.
(28) Area 28B shall include all waters of Carr Inlet north of a line projected from Penrose Point to Green Point.
(29) Area 28C shall include those waters of Case Inlet and Pickering Passage north of a line projected from Wilson Point to Whiteman Cove, and north of the highway bridge from the west side of Hartstene Island.
(30) Area 28D shall include those waters west of Area 28A and south of Area 28C.
(31) Area 29 shall include those waters of the Strait of Juan de Fuca west of Area 23C and east of a line projected from the Bonilla Point light on Vancouver Island to the Tatoosh Island light, then to the most westerly point of Cape Flattery.
(32) This WAC will not apply to hardshell clams, oysters, or geoducks.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. WSR 83-24-024 (Order 83-200), § 220-22-400, filed 11/30/83, effective 1/1/84; WSR 82-24-080 (Order 82-215), § 220-22-400, filed 12/1/82, effective 1/1/83; WSR 78-05-018 (Order 78-16), § 220-22-400, filed 4/13/78; Order 76-148, § 220-22-400, filed 12/2/76.]