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August 2, 2012 at 2:03 PM

Ocean sport salmon fishing catch figures

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Ocean salmon fishing by the numbers:

All species salmon fisheries:

Ilwaco: 2,646 anglers July 23-29 caught 1,179 chinook and 1,230 hatchery coho for 11.3 percent of the 34,860 hatchery coho catch quota and 35.4 percent of the 11,100 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 0.91 (0.45 for chinook and 0.46 for hatchery coho).

1,586 anglers July 16-22 caught 326 chinook and 739 hatchery coho for 7.7 percent of the 34,860 hatchery coho catch quota and 24.8 percent of the 11,100 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 0.67 (0.21 for chinook and 0.47 for hatchery coho).

1,533 anglers July 9-15 caught 562 chinook and 934 hatchery coho for 5.6 percent of the 34,860 hatchery coho catch quota and 21.9 percent of the 11,100 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 0.98 (0.37 for chinook and 0.61 for hatchery coho).

1,628 anglers July 2-8 caught 767 chinook and 746 hatchery coho for 2.9 percent of the 34,860 hatchery coho catch quota and 16.8 percent of the 11,100 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 0.93 (0.47 for chinook and 0.46 for hatchery coho).

Westport: 2,423 anglers July 23-29 caught 533 chinook and 1,621 hatchery coho for 13.0 percent of the 25,800 hatchery coho catch quota and 24.1 percent of the 25,600 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 0.89 (0.22 for chinook and 0.67 for hatchery coho).

Note: Westport salmon fishery is open daily beginning Friday, Aug. 3.

2,489 anglers July 16-22 caught 1,150 chinook and 975 hatchery coho for 6.7 percent of the 25,800 hatchery coho catch quota and 22.0 percent of the 25,600 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 0.85 (0.46 for chinook and 0.39 for hatchery coho).

1,992 anglers July 9-15 caught 1,183 chinook and 458 hatchery coho for 2.9 percent of the 25,800 hatchery coho catch quota and 17.5 percent of the 25,600 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 0.82 (0.59 for chinook and 0.23 for hatchery coho).

2,097 anglers July 2-8 caught 1,182 chinook and 117 hatchery coho for 1.2 percent of the 25,800 hatchery coho catch quota and 12.9 percent of the 25,600 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 0.62 (0.56 for chinook and 0.06 for hatchery coho).

La Push: 359 anglers July 23-29 caught 192 chinook and 56 hatchery coho for 26.9 percent of the 1,760 hatchery coho catch quota and 22.6 percent of the 2,050 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 0.69 (0.54 for chinook and 0.16 for hatchery coho).

250 anglers July 16-22 caught 97 chinook and 137 hatchery coho for 23.7 percent of the 1,760 hatchery coho catch quota and 13.2 percent of the 2,050 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 0.94 (0.39 for chinook and 0.55 for hatchery coho).

248 anglers July 9-15 caught 104 chinook and 115 hatchery coho for 15.9 percent of the 1,760 hatchery coho catch quota and 8.5 percent of the 2,050 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 0.88 (0.42 for chinook and 0.46 for hatchery coho).

273 anglers July 2-8 caught 56 chinook and 155 hatchery coho for 9.4 percent of the 1,760 hatchery coho catch quota and 3.4 percent of the 2,050 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 0.77 (0.20 for chinook and 0.57 for hatchery coho).

Neah Bay: 1,514 anglers July 23-29 caught 597 chinook and 949 hatchery coho for 50.6 percent of the 7,250 hatchery coho catch quota and 74.1 percent of the 4,700 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 1.02 (0.39 for chinook and 0.63 for hatchery coho).

1,496 anglers July 16-22 caught 566 chinook and 840 hatchery coho for 37.5 percent of the 7,250 hatchery coho catch quota and 61.4 percent of the 4,700 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 0.94 (0.38 for chinook and 0.56 for hatchery coho).

1,531 anglers July 9-15 caught 828 chinook and 567 hatchery coho for 25.9 percent of the 7,250 hatchery coho catch quota and 49.4 percent of the 4,700 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 0.91 (0.54 for chinook and 0.37 for hatchery coho).

2,453 anglers July 2-8 caught 1,359 chinook and 1,191 hatchery coho for 18.1 percent of the 7,250 hatchery coho catch quota and 31.8 percent of the 4,700 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 1.04 (0.55 for chinook and 0.49 for hatchery coho). Neah Bay chinook limit was reduced to one daily. The daily limit is two salmon.

Coastwide: 6,942 anglers July 23-29 caught 2,501 chinook and 3,856 hatchery coho for 16.4 percent of the 69,720 hatchery coho catch quota and 32.3 percent of the 43,500 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 0.83 down from 0.90 the week before. Fish per rod average is 0.92 (0.36 for chinook and 0.56 for hatchery coho).

5,821 anglers July 16-22 caught 2,139 chinook and 2,692 hatchery coho for 10.9 percent of the 69,720 hatchery coho catch quota and 26.5 percent of the 43,500 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 0.83 down from 0.90 the week before. Fish per rod average is 0.83 (0.37 for chinook and 0.46 for hatchery coho).

5,304 anglers July 9-15 caught 2,677 chinook and 2,074 hatchery coho for 7.0 percent of the 69,720 hatchery coho catch quota and 21.6 percent of the 43,500 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 0.86 down from 0.89 the week before. Fish per rod average is 0.90 (0.50 for chinook and 0.39 for hatchery coho).

6,449 anglers July 2-8 caught 3,363 chinook and 2,208 hatchery coho for 4.0 percent of the 69,720 hatchery coho catch quota and 15.5 percent of the 43,500 chinook catch quota. Fish catch per rod average is 0.86 down from 0.89 the week before. Fish per rod average is 0.86 (0.52 for chinook and 0.34 for hatchery coho).

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