Dungeness season outlook is bright

Dungeness crab lovers will get another chance when the fishing season reopens Oct. 1 in many areas of Puget Sound.

State Fish and Wildlife determined that enough crab remained in the projected catch harvest that comes on the heels of what had been a banner summer season.

The projected crab harvest Puget Sound before the start of the summer season was 2.5 to 3 million pounds compared to last year’s record harvest of 2.4 million.

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Ashley Herriman

Ashley Herriman is the online editor for National Fisherman.

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