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Washington Fish and Wildlife seize nearly 700 illegal crab pots

WDFW seizes nearly 700 illegal crab potsThe Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and tribal police seized 674 illegal crab pots from the waters off Blaine. Twelve WDFW agents and four officers from Tulalip Police conducted the two-day sweep. WDFW sergeant Russ Mullins led the investigation. Mullins said the department tries to run a sweep for illegal Canadian crab pots in  every other year. “Typically, we have a problem with Canadian commercial fishermen operating in our waters without licenses,” he said. “This has been a historic problem for,,, Read the rest here 20:11