Lingcod & Halibut are now open. (Halibut is special, check the links, because the rules change frequently.)
Whidbey Island is surrounded by fishing areas 6, 8-1, 8-2 & 9 (click there for a link)
Halibut has special rules found here. (they can be hard to find.)
Yesterday, had an encounter with the Coast Guard. There's a submarine base near us, and the security is tight. It wasn't a problem, they were very polite. They waited with us until the submarine was past us.