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June 28, 2012 at 10:08 AM

Ocean sport salmon fishing catch report and figures

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Ocean salmon fishing by the numbers:

All species salmon fisheries:

Ilwaco: 536 anglers June 23-24 caught 419 chinook and 43 coho for 0.1 percent of the 34,860 coho catch quota and 3.8 percent of the 11,100 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 0.86 (0.78 for chinook and 0.08 for coho).

Westport: 639 anglers June 23-24 caught 534 chinook and 19 coho for 0.1 percent of the 25,800 coho catch quota and 2.1 percent of the 25,600 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 0.87 (0.84 for chinook and 0.03 for coho).

Coastwide: 1,175 anglers June 23-24 caught 953 chinook and 62 coho for 0.1 percent of the 69,720 coho catch quota and 2.2 percent of the 43,500 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 0.86 (0.81 for chinook and 0.05 for coho).

Early hatchery-marked chinook salmon fisheries:

Ilwaco: 127 anglers June 9-10 caught 63 hatchery chinook for 0.50 fish per rod average; 569 anglers June 11-17 caught 700 hatchery chinook for. 1.23 fish per rod average; 405 anglers June 18-24 caught 520 chinook for 1.28 fish per rod average.

Westport: 898 anglers June 9-10 caught 1,323 hatchery chinook for 1.47 fish per rod average; 2,664 anglers June 11-17 caught 2,587 hatchery chinook for 0.97 fish per rod average; 1,997 anglers June 18-24 caught 1,493 chinook for 0.75 fish per rod average.

La Push: 20 anglers June 11-17 caught one hatchery chinook for 0.05 fish per rod average; 106 anglers June 18-24 caught 38 chinook for 0.36 fish per rod average.

Neah Bay: 240 anglers June 11-17 caught 137 hatchery chinook for 0.57 fish per rod average; 402 anglers June 18-24 caught 273 chinook for 0.68 fish per rod average.

Coastwide: 1,026 anglers June 9-10 caught 1,387 hatchery chinook for 1.35 fish per rod average, and 17.8 percent of the early-season chinook catch quota; 3,493 anglers June 11-17 caught 3,425 hatchery chinook for 0.98 fish per rod average, and 60.1 percent of the early-season chinook catch quota; 2,910 anglers June 18-24 caught 2,324 chinook for 0.80 fish per rod average, and 89.2 percent of the early-season chinook catch quota (7,136 chinook landed at all four ports).

(Photo by Mark Yuasa)

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