With limited days to catch spot shrimp, students sometimes skip school and adults play hooky from work, which is exactly what the Keyser family from Everett did Wednesday. Here, they show off the rewards of a successful spot shrimp expedition while docked at the Langley marina. (Patricia Guthrie / Whidbey News Group)

With limited days to catch spot shrimp, students sometimes skip school and adults play hooky from work, which is exactly what the Keyser family from Everett did Wednesday. Here, they show off the rewards of a successful spot shrimp expedition while docked at the Langley marina. (Patricia Guthrie / Whidbey News Group)

Whidbey’s shrimp season mighty small and plenty busy

Local waters are awash in thousands of buoys, hundreds of boaters and dinner for dozens.

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