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Mark Yuasa covers fishing and outdoors in the Pacific Northwest.

January 3, 2012 at 2:41 PM

State Fish and Wildlife saltwater and freshwater fish checks

Salmon and saltwater

Shilshole Bay ramp — Dec. 27: Two boats with four anglers caught no fish; Dec. 30: Two boats with seven anglers caught no fish.

Everett ramp — Dec. 27: Five boats with 12 anglers caught no fish; Dec. 30: Two boats with three anglers caught no fish; Dec. 31: 23 boats with 44 anglers caught four chinook, 28 flounder and two kelp greenling.

Edmonds Marina — Dec. 31: Two boats with three anglers caught no fish.

Kingston ramp — Dec. 29: Two boats with five anglers caught one chinook; Dec. 30: Two boats with five anglers caught no fish; Dec. 31: Six boats with 10 anglers caught one chinook.

Glenn Street ramp, Bellingham — Dec. 31: Three boats with seven anglers caught two chinook.

Camano Island State Park ramp — Dec. 27: One boat with one angler caught no fish.

Friday Harbor Marina, San Juan Island — Dec. 27: Two boats with four anglers caught two chinook; Dec. 31: Five boats with nine anglers caught five chinook.

Washington Park ramp, Anacortes — Dec. 27: Two boats with three anglers caught one chinook; Dec. 31: 13 boats with 25 anglers caught four chinook.

Pleasant Harbor Marina, Hood Canal — Dec. 31: Five boats with nine anglers caught three chinook.

Point Defiance Park ramp and Boathouse, Tacoma — Dec. 26: Eight boats with 19 anglers caught one chinook; Dec. 27: Three boats with three anglers caught one chinook.

Narrows Properties Park Pier — Dec. 26: Five bank anglers caught no fish; Dec. 29: Four anglers caught no fish.

Luhr Beach ramp — Dec. 27: One boat with two anglers caught no fish.

Rivers and lakes

Cowlitz River — Last week: 112 boat anglers kept 46 winter steelhead and released four, and 110 bank anglers kept 29 winter steelhead and released six winter steelhead and one wild coho.

Lower Columbia River — Last week: Two bank anglers caught no salmon or steelhead; one boat with two angler caught no salmon or steelhead; five bank anglers caught no sturgeon; three boats with seven anglers released three sturgeon.

Bogachiel/Quillayute River –Dec. 30-31: 26 bank anglers and five boat anglers kept nine steelhead and released four for a total of 153.0 hours fished.

Calawah River — Dec. 30-31: 10 bank anglers kept one steelhead and released one for a total of 26.0 hours fished.

Sol Duc River — Dec. 30-31: Seven bank anglers and two boat anglers caught no fish for a total of 27.5 hours fished.

Lower Hoh River –Dec. 30-31: Five bank anglers caught no fish for a total of 15.5 hours fished.

Upper Hoh River from Oxbow Campground to Olympic National Park Boundary –Dec. 30-31: Two bank anglers caught no fish for a total of 3.0 hours fished.

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

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