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PDFWAC 220-314-010

Bottomfish and halibut—Closed areas.

(1) It is unlawful to take, fish for, retain, or possess bottomfish or halibut taken for personal use from within the following areas:
(a) An eastward-facing C-shaped closed area defined as: Beginning at 48°N, 124°59'W; thence to 48°N, 125°18'W; thence to 48°18'N, 125°18'W; thence to 48°18'N, 124°59'W; thence to 48°11'N, 124°59'W; thence to 48°11'N, 125°11'W; thence to 48°04'N, 125°11'W; thence to 48°04'N, 124°59'W; thence to the point of origin.
(b) The "Westport Offshore Recreational YRCA" closed area, defined by straight lines connecting the following specific latitude and longitude coordinates in the order listed: Beginning at 46°54.30'N, 124°53.40'W; thence to 46°54.30'N, 124°51.00'W; thence to 46°53.30'N, 124°51.00'W; thence to 46°53.30'N, 124°53.40'W, thence to the point of origin.
(c) The "South Coast Recreational YRCA" closed area, defined by straight lines connecting the following specific latitude and longitude coordinates in the order listed: Beginning at 46°58.00'N, 124°48.00'W; thence to 46°55.00'N, 124°48.00'W; thence to 46°55.00'N, 124°49.00'W; thence to 46°58.00'N, 124°49.00'W; thence to the point of origin.
(2) In Marine Area 4 east of the westernmost point of Cape Flattery and Marine Area 5 through 13, it is unlawful to take, fish for, retain, or possess bottomfish taken for personal use except from within the following areas:
(a) In Marine Area 4 east of the westernmost point of Cape Flattery, Marine Area 5, and Marine Area 6 west of the easternmost point of Dungeness Spit: Waters inside of an area approximating 120 feet (20 fathoms) described by following the coordinates: 124°44.20'W, 48°23.90'N; 124°40.00'W, 48°24.10'N; 124°36.46'W, 48°23.61'N; 124°21.24'W, 48°17.71'N; 124°14.43'W, 48°15.96'N; 124°02.02'W, 48°11.91'N; 123°34.51'W, 48°09.93'N; 123°31.13'W, 48°11.02'N; 123°24.13'W, 48°08.53'N; 123°06.02'W, 48°11.45'N; 123°06.02'W, 48°08.22'N.
(b) In the remaining portion of Marine Area 6, and Marine Areas 7 through 11 and 13: Waters shallower than 120 feet (20 fathoms).
(c) In Marine Area 12 north of a true east line from the mouth of Turner Creek to the Toandos Peninsula: Waters shallower than 120 feet (20 fathoms).
(3) It is unlawful to take, fish for, retain, or possess rockfish taken for personal use from Marine Areas 6 through 13.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.013, 77.04.020, 77.04.055, and 77.12.047. WSR 17-05-112 (Order 17-04), recodified as § 220-314-010, filed 2/15/17, effective 3/18/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.055, 77.12.045, and 77.12.047. WSR 15-15-012 (Order 15-199), § 220-56-230, filed 7/2/15, effective 8/2/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047. WSR 10-07-105 (Order 10-64), § 220-56-230, filed 3/19/10, effective 5/1/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.020 and 77.12.047. WSR 09-14-010 (Order 09-107), § 220-56-230, filed 6/22/09, effective 7/23/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047. WSR 03-05-057 (Order 03-24), § 220-56-230, filed 2/14/03, effective 5/1/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. WSR 90-06-026, § 220-56-230, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90.]
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