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Mark Yuasa covers fishing and outdoors in the Pacific Northwest.

August 25, 2009 at 10:10 AM

Western Washington saltwater and freshwater fish checks

Salmon and saltwater

Shilshole Bay ramp – Aug. 21: 83 boats with 158 anglers caught 13 chinook, nine coho, 92 pinks and nine flounders; Aug. 22: 112 boats with 234 anglers caught five chinook, 16 coho, 272 pinks, five rockfish, and 129 flounder; Aug. 23: 123 boats with 267 anglers caught eight chinook, 21 coho, 265 pinks, one rockfish and 80 flounders.

Don Armeni ramp, West Seattle – Aug. 21: 161 boats with 338 anglers caught 50 chinook, nine coho and 40 pinks; Aug. 22: 155 boats with 327 anglers caught 30 chinook, 15 coho and 89 pinks; Aug. 23: 143 boats with 316 anglers caught 28 chinook, nine coho and 145 pinks.

Manchester ramp – Aug. 21: 28 boats with 59 anglers caught one chinook, two coho and six pinks.

Everett ramp – Aug. 21: 166 boats with 398 anglers caught two chinook, 11 coho and 329 pinks; Aug. 22: 415 boats with 1,020 anglers caught two chinook, 20 coho, 1,862 pinks, five rockfish and 82 flounders; Aug. 23: 309 boats with 721 anglers caught eight chinook, 32 coho, 1,720 pinks, one rockfish and eight flounders.

Mukilteo ramp – Aug. 21: 118 boats with 285 anglers caught one coho, 176 pinks, three rockfish and 129 flounders.

Kingston ramp – Aug. 22: 56 boats with 139 anglers caught eight chinook, 12 coho and 39 pinks.

Des Moines Marina – Aug. 17: 10 boats with 20 anglers caught two chinook, two coho and 14 pinks; Aug. 18: Eight boats with 14 anglers cauht one chinok, two coho, 11 pinks and 27 flounder.

Redondo ramp – Aug. 18: 64 boats with 161 anglers caught six chinook, two coho, 232 pinks, one rockfish and eight flounder; Aug. 22: 162 boats with 451 anglers caught three chinook, two coho, 398 pinks, one rockfish and 116 flounders.

Port Orchard ramp – Aug. 22: Seven boats with 14 anglers caught no fish; Aug. 23: Seven boats with 15 anglers caught one chinook and one pink.

Point Defiance Park Boathouse and ramp, Tacoma – Aug. 17: 68 boats with 123 anglers caught six chinook, 70 pinks, one rockfish and 24 flounder; Aug. 19: 117 boats with 262 anglers caught 189 pinks and three flounder; Aug. 20: 57 boats with 125 anglers caught one chinook, 112 pinks, five rockfish and 41 flounder; Aug. 21: 110 boats with 235 anglers caught four chinook, three coho, 194 pinks, five rockfish and 41 flounder; Aug. 22: 183 boats with 463 anglers caught two chinook, three coho, 333 pinks, two rockfish and 50 flounders; Aug. 23: 257 boats with 540 anglers caught five chinook, six coho, 374 pinks, two rockfish and 53 flounders.

Gig Harbor ramp – Aug. 17: 11 boats with 21 anglers caught one chinook, 10 pinks and one rockfish; Aug. 18: 15 boats with 34 anglers caught three chinook, one coho and 11 pinks; Aug. 23: 44 boats with 95 anglers caught four chinook, eight coho and 35 pinks.

Harstene Island ramp – Aug. 23: Seven boats with 15 anglers caught one chinook.

Solo Point ramp – Aug. 17: Nine boats with 23 anglers caught two chinook, three pinks, two flounder and 15 kelp greenling; Aug. 18: Nine boats with 20 anglers caught two chinook; Aug. 19: Seven boats with 14 anglers six pinks; Aug. 20: Seven boats with 13 anglers caught no fish.

Boston Harbor Marina – Aug. 19: Five boats with 10 anglers caught no fish; Aug. 22: Three boats with four anglers caught no fish.

Evergreen Park ramp – Aug. 23: Seven boats with 17 anglers caught one chinook.

Zittels Marina – Aug. 17: Five boats with nine anglers caught no fish; Aug. 21: Six boats with 12 anglers caught no fish; Aug. 23: 24 boats with 68 anglers caught four pinks.

Luhr Beach ramp – Aug. 17: Seven boats with eight anglers caught one chinook; Aug. 18: Six boats with 14 anglers caught no fish; Aug. 22: 11 boats with 22 anglers caught five pinks.

Dash Point shoreline – Aug. 18: 10 anglers caught 31 pinks; Aug. 18: 84 anglers caught 182 pinks; Aug. 21: 105 anglers caught 58 pinks and 17 flounder.

Narrows Marina – Aug. 17: 10 boats with 18 anglers caught one chinook and six pinks; Aug. 18: Five boats with eight anglers caught no fish; Aug. 20: Six boats with 10 anglers caught no fish; Aug. 23: 18 boats with 42 anglers caught one chinook and six pinks.

Hood Canal ramp near Potlatch – Aug. 20: Three boats with seven anglers caught no fish; Aug. 23: Seven boats with 15 anglers caught no fish.

Hoodsport shoreline, Hood Canal – Aug. 21: 22 anglers caught three chinook; Aug. 23: 18 anglers caught no fish.

Misery Point ramp, Hood Canal – Aug. 23: Four boats with eight anglers caught two chinook and two coho.

Ediz Hook ramp, Port Angeles – Aug. 17: 28 boats with 51 anglers caught nine coho and 55 pinks; Aug. 19: 21 boats with 37 anglers caught seven coho, 29 pinks and two rockfish; Aug. 21: 12 boats with 22 anglers caught four coho and 15 pinks; Aug. 22: Five boats with 14 anglers caught one coho, 14 pinks and three rockfish; Aug. 23: 15 boats with 40 anglers caught 14 coho and 54 pinks.

Port Angeles West ramp – Aug. 21: 11 boats with 23 anglers caught three coho and 15 pinks; Aug. 23: One boat with one angles caught one pink.

Olson’s Resort, Sekiu – Aug. 17: 10 boats with 22 anglers caught 10 coho and 15 pinks; Aug. 18: 28 boats with 66 anglers caught 17 coho and 54 pinks; Aug. 19: 76 boats with 188 anglers caught 28 coho, 125 pinks, eight rockfish, one cabezon and seven kelp greenling; Aug. 20: 48 boats with 119 anglers caught 19 coho and 75 pinks; Aug. 21: 66 boats with 174 anglers caught 34 coho, 176 pinks and six kelp greenling; Aug. 22: 147 boats with 384 anglers caught 105 coho, 340 pinks and nine rockfish; Aug. 23: 44 boats with 120 anglers caught 57 coho and 249 pinks.

Curley’s Resort, Sekiu – Aug. 20: Five boats with 16 anglers caught one coho and four pinks.

Van Riper’s Resort, Sekiu – Aug. 20: 20 boats with 45 anglers caught two coho, 25 pinks, two rockfish and two kelp greenling; Aug. 21: 34 boats with 92 anglers caught 17 coho, 95 pinks and two rockfish; Aug. 23: 64 boats with 168 anglers caught 70 coho and 295 pinks.

Port Townsend Boat Haven Marina – Aug. 17: 12 boats with 25 anglers caught five chinook, two coho and 26 pinks; Aug. 20: Nine boats with 21 anglers caught three coho and seven pinks; Aug. 21: Nine boats with 18 anglers caught nine pinks; Aug. 22: 22 boats with 49 anglers caught three chinook, four coho and seven pinks.

Fort Casey ramp near Port Townsend – Aug. 23: 65 boats with 170 anglers caught 10 coho and 342 pinks.

Freshwater Bay ramp – Aug. 18: 11 boats with 21 anglers caught three coho and 16 pinks; Aug. 20: Six boats with 13 anglers caught four pinks; Aug. 22: Four boats with seven anglers caught no fish; Aug. 23: Two boats with four anglers caught one coho, three pinks and four kelp greenling.

Glenn Street ramp, Bellingham – Aug. 17: Seven boats with 21 anglers caught 11 chinook, one coho and 24 pinks; Aug. 18: Six boats with 16 anglers caught two chinook, 13 pinks and two rockfish; Aug. 19: 10 boats with 21 anglers caught one chinook and 11 pinks; Aug. 20: Six boats with 17 anglers caught 11 chinook and 11 pinks; Aug. 21: Eight boats with 22 anglers caught seven chinook and 29 pinks; Aug. 22: 24 boats with 52 anglers caught four chinook, 26 pinks, one sockeye and one rockfish; Aug. 23: 24 boats with 52 anglers caught 10 chinook and 37 pinks.

Blaine ramp – Aug. 21: One boats with three anglers caught no fish; Aug. 22: 14 boats with 33 anglers caught one coho and two flounders; Aug. 23: Four boats with nine anglers caught one chinook.

Cornet Bay ramp, North Whidbey Island – Aug. 17: 11 boats with 25 anglers caught one chinook, 17 pinks and one sockeye; Aug. 21: 21 boats with 42 anglers caught one chinook, 18 pinks and two kelp greenling; Aug. 22: 21 boats with 42 anglers caught one coho and 20 pinks; Aug. 23: 26 boats with 58 anglers caught three chinook, 38 pinks and two rockfish.

Snug Harbor Marina – Aug. 22: Seven boats with 17 anglers caught two chinook and six pinks; Aug. 23: Three boats with seven anglers caught no fish.

Griffin Bay ramp – Aug. 17: Two boats with four anglers caught one coho and three pinks.

Swinohmish Channel ramp – Aug. 17: Four boats with 11 anglers caught six chinook; Aug. 21: four boats with 13 anglers caught no fish; Aug. 22: Six boats with 14 anglers caught no fish; Aug. 23: Six boats with 15 anglers caught two chinook, one pink and two flounders.

Washington Park ramp, Anacortes – Aug. 17: 10 boats with 18 anglers caught two chinook, 13 pinks and one rockfish; Aug. 21: Four boats with seven anglers caught one chinook and four pinks; Aug. 22: 20 boats with 55 anglers caught four chinook, one coho, 20 pinks, one kelp greenling and one dogfish; Aug. 23: 13 boats with 33 anglers caught three chinook, 13 pinks, four rockfish and one kelp greenling.

Rivers and lakes

Lower Columbia River at Buoy 10 – Aug. 17: 57 boats with 147 anglers caught 13 chinook and 97 coho; Aug. 18: 78 boats with 211 anglers caught 19 chinook and 170 coho; Aug. 19: 48 boats with 136 anglers caught four chinook and 128 coho; Aug. 20: 67 boats with 190 anglers caught 10 chinook and 145 coho; Aug. 21: 110 boats with 335 anglers caught 15 chinook and 265 coho; Aug. 22: 186 boats with 544 anglers caught 15 chinook and 354 coho; Aug. 23: 134 boats with 379 anglers caught 19 chinook and 206 coho.

Lower Columbia River below Bonneville Dam – Last week: 1,64 bank anglers caught 71 chinook, one coho, 130 steelhead and one cutthroat trout, and released three chinook and 68 steelhead; 568 boats with 1,320 anglers caught 212 chinook, one coho and 58 steelhead, and released 16 chinook, two coho and 36 steelhead; two boats with four anglers released 32 sturgeon; two boats with two anglers caught four walleye.

Columbia River in Bonneville Pool – Last week: 17 boat anglers caught 15 chinook and released eight.

Cowlitz River – Last week: 16 bank anglers caught no fish; seven boat anglers caught two chinook, two steelhead and one cutthroat trout.

Kalama River – Last week: Five bank anglers caught one steelhead.

Lewis River – Last week: Seven bank anglers caught no fish; 18 boat anglers caught one steelhead.

Wind River – Last week: Three boat anglers caught three steelhead and released one.

Drano Lake – Last week: 126 boat anglers caught 12 chinook and 110 steelhead, and released 115 steelhead.

White Salmon River – Last week: 33 bank anglers caught six chinook and three steelhead, and released one steelhead.

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