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Reel Time Fishing Northwest

Mark Yuasa covers fishing and outdoors in the Pacific Northwest.

December 18, 2012 at 8:38 AM

State Fish and Wildlife northern coastal winter steelhead catch figures

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Here are the latest state Fish and Wildlife sport fishing winter steelhead checks from the northern Olympic coastal rivers:

Bogachiel/Quillayute River

Dec. 1-2: 23 bank anglers caught no fish for total of 112.5 hours fished.

Dec. 3-6: 26 bank anglers and 23 boat anglers caught 36 steelhead and released 10 for total of 237.5 hours fished.

Dec. 7-9: 81 bank anglers and 115 boat anglers caught 70 steelhead and released two for total of 1,102.0 hours fished.

Dec. 10-13: 28 bank anglers and 46 boat anglers caught 48 steelhead and released two for 291.0 hours fished.

Dec. 14-16: 71 bank anglers and 72 boat anglers caught 59 steelhead and released four for 640.0 hours fished.

Totals: 485 anglers caught 213 steelhead and released 17 for 2,483.0 hours fished.

Calawah River

Dec. 1-2: No fishing effort due to high river flows.

Dec. 3-6: One bank angler caught no fish for total of 1.0 hours fished. River flows high.

Dec. 7-9: One bank angler caught one steelhead for total of 0.5 hours fished.

Dec. 10-13: Four boat anglers caught one steelhead for total of 12.0 hours fished.

Dec. 14-16: Five bank anglers and two boat anglers caught no fish for total of 30.5 hours fished.

Totals: 13 anglers caught two steelhead for 44.0 hours fished.

Sol Duc River

Dec. 1-2: No fishing effort due to high river flows.

Dec. 3-6: No fishing effort due to high river flows.

Dec. 7-9: One bank angler caught no fish for total of 4.0 hours fished.

Dec. 10-13: No fishing effort due to high river flows.

Dec. 14-16: No fishing effort due to high river flows.

Totals: One angler caught no steelhead for 4.0 hours fished.

Lower Hoh River from Oxbow Campground to Barlow’s

Dec. 1-2: 12 bank anglers caught no fish for total of 69.0 hours fished. Little fishing effort due to high flows.

Dec. 3-6: No fishing effort due to high river flows.

Dec. 7-9: 12 bank anglers and three boat anglers released two bull trout for total of 50.0 hours fished.

Dec. 10-13: 23 bank anglers and three boat anglers released five bull trout for total of 116.5 hours fished.

Dec. 14-16: 36 bank anglers and two boat anglers released one steelhead and one coho for total of 197.5 hours fished.

Totals: 91 anglers released one steelhead for 433.0 hours fished.

Upper Hoh River from Oxbow Campground to Olympic National Park Boundary

Dec. 1-2: No fishing effort due to high river flows.

Dec. 3-6: No fishing effort due to high river flows.

Dec. 7-9: Nine bank anglers and three boat anglers released two bull trout for total of 73.5 hours fished.

Dec. 10-13: Seven bank anglers and two boat anglers released five bull trout for total of 26.0 hours fished.

Dec. 14-16: Six bank anglers and 13 boat anglers released three steelhead and 18 bull trout for total of 110.0 hours fished.

Totals: 40 anglers released three steelhead for 209.5 hours fished.

(Photo courtesy of The Seattle Times Photo Archive)

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