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Crab Fishing Returns to Seattle-Bremerton Area

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Crab fishing season is set to reopen for December in the Seattle-Bremerton area.

Marine Area 10’s crab fishing summer season ended in September, but the season will strike back up for the month of December thanks to The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Puget Sound crab have not been subject to the contamination that was seen on the coast of Washington, according to Q13 Fox.

Surrounding marine areas’ crabbing seasons are already underway, but the Seattle-Bremerton area season opens at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1 and will run seven days per week until the end of December.

Limits apply to those participating in the sport. Fisherman can catch up to five male, hard-shell Dungeness crabs as long as they are at least 6 1/4 inches wide. Up to six red rock crabs, male or female, can also be caught each day as long as they are at least 5 inches wide.

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Crab Fishing Returns to Seattle-Bremerton Area