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Mark Yuasa covers fishing and outdoors in the Pacific Northwest.

April 29, 2011 at 9:00 AM

Key fishing dates next month to put on your to do list

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Here are some fishing opening dates heading into May:

May 1 – Halibut fishing opens in Marine Area 2 off the south coast (Westport and Ocean Shores) and Puget Sound opens for lingcod.

May 5 – Halibut fishing opens in Marine Areas 6-10 in Puget Sound, and in Marine Area 1 off the south coast (Ilwaco).

May 7 – Shrimp fishing opens in areas of Puget Sound.

May 12 – Halibut fishing opens in marine areas 3 and 4 off the north coast (La Push/Neah Bay).

May 16 – Fishing opens for hatchery steelhead, sockeye salmon and shad on a section of the Lower Columbia River.

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