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Mark Yuasa covers fishing and outdoors in the Pacific Northwest.

October 24, 2011 at 3:12 PM

State Fish and Wildlife boat ramp and creel checks

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Salmon and saltwater

Don Armeni ramp in West Seattle — Oct. 23: 20 boats with 39 anglers caught no fish.

Edmonds Marina — Oct. 23: Eight boats with 13 anglers caught one coho.

Shilshole Bay ramp — Oct. 20: Four boats with nine anglers caught one chinook; Oct. 21: One boat with two anglers caught one chinook; Oct. 23: Six boats with 10 anglers caught one coho.

Manchester ramp — Oct. 21: One boat with two anglers caught no fish.

Everett ramp — Oct. 17: 14 boats with 23 anglers caught 12 coho and two chum; Oct. 18: 24 boats with 42 anglers caught 12 coho and one chum; Oct. 19: 16 boats with 31 anglers caught one chum; Oct. 21: Five boats with eight anglers caught no fish; Oct. 22: Three boats with eight anglers caught no fish; Oct. 23: 18 boats with 38 anglers caught one chinook, one coho and one chum.

Glenn Street ramp, Bellingham — Oct. 21: One boat with three anglers caught no fish; Oct. 23: Six boats with 12 anglers caught five chinook.

Cornet Bay ramp, North Whidbey Island — Oct. 17: Eight boats with 13 anglers caught three coho and two chum; Oct. 22: Seven boats with 12 anglers caught no fish; Oct. 23: Three boats with four anglers caught no fish.

Washington Park ramp, Anacortes — Oct. 17: Two boats with two anglers caught one chinook; Oct. 23: Four boats with seven anglers caught two chinook.

Camano Island State Park ramp — Oct. 22: One boat with two anglers caught no fish.

Penn Cove State Park shoreline — Oct. 22: Four anglers caught one coho.

Port Townsend Boat Haven Marina ramp — Oct. 17: One boat with one angler caught no fish; Oct. 23: Three boats with four anglers caught no fish.

Point Wilson shoreline near Port Townsend — Oct. 18: Four anglers caught no fish.

Ediz Hook ramp, Port Angeles — Oct. 18: Six boats with 10 anglers caught 14 coho and one chum; Oct. 19: One boat with one angler caught two coho; Oct. 20: 10 boats with 19 anglers caught 27 coho and one chum; Oct. 21: 10 boats with 22 anglers caught one chinook, 37 coho and one chum; Oct. 22: 12 boats with 26 anglers caught 43 coho; Oct. 23: 21 boats with 44 anglers caught one chinook, 58 coho and two chum.

Port Angeles West ramp — Oct. 19: Eight boats with 19 anglers caught 27 coho and one chum; Oct. 20: Four boats with eight anglers caught 11 coho and one chum; Oct. 21: Six boats with 11 anglers caught one chinook, 19 coho and one chum; Oct. 23: Nine boats with 20 anglers caught 28 coho and two chum.

Saltwater State Park ramp, Hood Canal — Oct. 19: One boat with two anglers caught no fish.

Misery Point ramp, Hood Canal — Oct. 17: Two boats with four anglers caught no fish; Oct. 23: One boat with two anglers caught no fish.

Big Beef Creek estuary shoreline, Hood Canal — Oct. 17: One angler caught no fish.

Dewatto Creek ramp, Hood Canal — Oct. 22: Two boats with five anglers caught one coho.

Johns Creek estuary shoreline in Oakland Bay — Oct. 17: Eight anglers caught three chum; Oct. 20: 11 anglers caught six chum.

Olalla ramp — Oct. 19: Five boats with five anglers caught no fish.

Gig Harbor Marina — Oct. 23: Two boats with four anglers caught no fish.

Solo Point ramp south of Tacoma — Oct. 17: One boat with two anglers caught no fish; Oct. 22: One boat with three anglers caught five flounder.

Point Defiance Park ramp and Boathouse, Tacoma — Oct. 17: Three boats with three anglers caught no fish; Oct. 22: Three boats with four anglers caught no fish; Oct. 23: Six boats with 13 anglers caught one coho and two chum.

Rivers and lakes

Columbia River below Bonneville Dam — Last week: 42 bank anglers caught one chinook; 25 boats with 54 anglers caught two chinook and one coho, and released two coho; 119 bank anglers caught six sturgeon and released five; 20 boats with 38 anglers caught five sturgeon and released 66; four boats with four anglers caught one walleye and released two.

Cowlitz River — Last week: 82 bank anglers caught one chinook and three coho, and released one chinook and four coho; 22 boat anglers caught one coho.

Kalama River — Last week: 55 bank anglers caught two chinook, 17 coho and four steelhead, and released two chinook, 10 coho and one steelhead; four boat anglers caught one coho.

Lewis River mainstem — Last week: 11 bank anglers caught no fish; 10 boat anglers caught one chinook and three coho, and released two coho.

Lewis River North Fork — Last week: 191 bank anglers caught one chinook and 20 coho, and released one chinook, six coho and two steelhead; 42 boat anglers caught 11 chinook and five coho, and released 14 chinook and two coho.

Wind River — Last week: Two boat anglers released one coho.

Drano Lake — Last week: Three boat anglers caught four chinook.

White Salmon River — Last week: Five boat anglers caught one coho and released one.

Klickitat River — Last week: 27 bank anglers caught 12 chinook and four coho, and released three chinook; five boat anglers caught 11 coho.

Columbia River in Bonneville Pool — Last week: 154 boat anglers caught 18 chinook and 78 coho, and released one chinook.

(Checks provided by state Fish and Wildlife are taken randomly and do not reflect all fish caught during that period. Photo taken by Kevin Klein.)

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