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Mark Yuasa covers fishing and outdoors in the Pacific Northwest.

October 8, 2012 at 5:14 PM

State Fish and Wildlife saltwater and freshwater fish checks

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Salmon and saltwater

Eddie Vine ramp, Shilshole Bay — Oct. 1: 39 boats with 71 anglers caught 55 coho; Oct. 4: 11 boats with 21 anglers caught six coho; Oct. 5: 42 boats with 73 anglers caught 44 coho and six chum; Oct. 6: 64 boats with 133 anglers caught 66 coho and four chum.

Don Armeni ramp, West Seattle — Oct. 5: 19 boats with 31 anglers caught 24 coho and one chum; Oct. 6: 37 boats with 73 anglers caught 23 coho and one chum.

Edmonds Marina — Oct. 1: 18 boats with 32 anglers caught 24 coho.

Everett ramp — Oct. 5: 70 boats with 148 anglers caught 156 coho and one chum; Oct. 6: 80 boats with 184 anglers caught 116 coho; Oct. 7: 85 boats with 186 anglers caught 112 coho, one chum and 20 flounder.

Mukilteo ramp — Oct. 5: 34 boats with 71 anglers caught 77 coho.

Snug Harbor Marina, San Juan Island — Oct. 1: Three boats with six anglers caught 10 coho; Oct. 5: Three boats with eight anglers caught 12 coho; Oct. 7: Four boats with 10 anglers caught 11 coho.

Griffin Bay ramp, San Juan Island — Oct. 6: Three boats with seven anglers caught six coho; Oct. 7: Two boats with three anglers caught three coho.

Glenn Street ramp, Bellingham — Oct. 1: Four boats with nine anglers caught four coho; Oct. 4: Two boats with five anglers caught 10 coho; Oct. 5: Five boats with 15 anglers caught two chinook and 26 coho; Oct. 6: Nine boats with 18 anglers caught five chinook and six coho; Oct. 7: 25 boats with 58 anglers caught three chinook, 66 coho and one chum.

Cornet Bay ramp, North Whidbey Island — Oct. 1: 20 boats with 33 anglers caught 21 coho; Oct. 3: 19 boats with 33 anglers caught 20 coho; Oct. 5: 30 boats with 57 anglers caught 36 coho; Oct. 6: 48 boats with 89 anglers caught 45 coho; Oct. 7: 33 boats with 72 anglers caught three chinook, 45 coho and six kelp greenling.

Deception Pass State Park shoreline, North Whidbey Island — Oct. 7: 16 anglers caught no fish.

Washington Park ramp, Anacortes — Oct. 1: Nine boats with 21 anglers caught two chinook and 12 coho; Oct. 2: Four boats with eight anglers caught one chinook and five coho; Oct. 5: Eight boats with 15 anglers caught three chinook and 18 coho; Oct. 6: 11 boats with 25 anglers caught 19 coho; Oct. 7: 15 boats with 38 anglers caught 40 coho.

Skyline Marina, Anacortes — Oct. 7: One boat with seven anglers caught three coho.

Olson’s Resort, Sekiu — Oct. 1: 31 boats with 76 anglers caught three chinook and 130 coho; Oct. 3: 42 boats with 108 anglers caught four chinook and 108 coho; Oct. 4: 22 boats with 55 anglers caught 85 coho and one chum; Oct. 5: 42 boats with 107 anglers caught four chinook, 167 coho and one chum; Oct. 6: Nine boats with 24 anglers caught one chinook and 42 coho; oct. 7: 42 boats with 117 anglers caught four chinook, 179 coho and two chum.

Curley’s Straitside Resort, Sekiu — Oct. 4: Four boats with 10 anglers caught 20 coho; Oct. 6: Four boats with 11 anglers caught six coho.

Freshwater Bay ramp — Oct. 4: Nine boats with 14 anglers caught one chinook and 11 coho.

Ediz Hook ramp, Port Angeles — Oct. 1: 53 boats with 106 anglers caught one chinook, 157 coho and three chum; Oct. 2: 25 boats with 54 anglers caught one chinook, 96 coho and one chum; Oct. 5: 48 boats with 105 anglers caught one chinook and 167 coho; Oct. 7: 82 boats with 179 anglers caught three chinook, 292 coho and five chum.

Port Angeles West ramp — Oct. 3: 29 boats with 60 anglers caught one chinook and 43 coho; Oct. 7: 29 boats with 73 anglers caught one chinoo, 123 coho and four chum.

Saltwater Park ramp, Hood Canal — Oct. 6: Three boats with six anglers caught no fish.

Salsbury County ramp, Hood Canal — Oct. 2: One boat with six anglers caught no fish.

Hoodsport shoreline, Hood Canal — Oct. 7: Three anglers caught one chinook.

Misery Point ramp, Hood Canal — Oct. 4: Four boats with eight anglers caught no fish; Oct. 5: One boat with one angler caught no fish; Oct. 6: Six boats with 11 anglers caught one coho; Oct. 7: 10 boats with 21 anglers caught four coho.

Quilcene Bay ramp, Hood Canal — Oct. 4: One boat with one angler caught no fish.

Tahuya ramp, Hood Canal — Oct. 5: Four boats with eight anglers caught two coho; Oct. 6: Six boats with 11 anglers caught one coho.

Dewatto Creek ramp, Hood Canal — Oct. 5: Two boats with two anglers caught no fish.

Gig Harbor ramp — Oct. 2: Five boats with nine anglers caught two coho; Oct. 6: Four boats with six anglers caught one coho.

Point Defiance Park ramp and Boathouse, Tacoma — Oct. 1: 14 boats with 16 anglers caught one chinook and 13 coho; Oct. 3: Two boats with four anglers caught two coho; Oct. 4: Nine boats with 17 anglers caught three coho; Oct. 5: 19 boats with 28 anglers caught 10 coho; Oct. 6: 20 boats with 30 anglers caught 21 coho.

Narrows Marina — Oct. 5: One boat with two anglers caught no fish.

Solo Point ramp south of Tacoma — Oct. 1: One boat with two anglers caught no fish.

Luhr Beach ramp — Oct. 5: Two boats with four anglers caught no fish; Oct. 6: Four boats with six anglers caught no fish.

Zittel’s Marina — Oct. 1: One boat with two anglers caught no fish.

Hartstene Island ramp — Oct. 2: Five boats with nine anglers caught one coho.

Boston Harbor Marina — Oct. 1: One boat with three anglers caught no fish; Oct. 2: One boat with three anglers caught six coho; Oct. 3: One boat with two anglers caught four coho; Oct. 5: Four boats with six anglers caught six coho; Oct. 7: Six boats with 16 anglers caught three coho.

Olalla ramp — Oct. 1: Three boats with four anglers caught one coho.

Rivers and lakes

Lower Columbia River — Oct. 1-7: 210 bank anglers caught 12 chinook and five steelhead, and released one coho and one steelhead; 59 boats with 120 anglers caught six chinook and one steelhead, and released one chinook and one coho; three bank anglers caught no sturgeon; one boat with one angler released one sturgeon; two boats with five anglers caught seven walleye.

Columbia River in The Dalles Pool — Oct. 1-7: Four bank anglers released seven sturgeon; three boats with 10 anglers caught two sturgeon and released nine; three bank anglers caught no salmon or steelhead; one boat with three anglers caught four chinook and four coho; three boats with five anglers caught two walleye and released three; three boats with five anglers released three bass.

Columbia River in Bonneville Pool — Oct. 1-7: 80 boat anglers caught 30 chinook and 14 coho.

Cowlitz River — Oct. 1-7: 23 boat anglers caught one chinook and released one cutthroat trout.

Kalama River — Oct. 1-7: Four bank anglers caught one chinook and two steelhead, and released three chinook.

Lewis River mainstem — Oct. 1-7: One bank angler caught no fish; 11 boat anglers caught four coho and released two coho.

Lewis River North Fork — Oct. 1-7: 12 bank anglers caught one chinook; 30 boat anglers caught 20 chinook, and released two chinook, one coho and one cutthroat trout.

Wind River — Oct. 1-7: Three boat anglers caught no fish.

Drano Lake — Oct. 1-7: Eight boat anglers caught seven chinook.

White Salmon River — Oct. 1-7: Seven bank anglers caught no fish.

Klickitat River — Oct. 1-7: Five boat anglers caught no fish; four boat anglers caught seven chinook.

North Fork Toutle River — Oct. 1-7: Four bank anglers caught three coho.

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

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