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Mark Yuasa covers fishing and outdoors in the Pacific Northwest.

February 11, 2013 at 1:59 PM

State Fish and Wildlife saltwater and freshwater fish checks

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Salmon and saltwater

Edmonds Marina — Feb. 8: Three boats with four anglers caught one chinook; Feb. 10: Six boats with eight anglers caught no fish.

Kingston ramp — Feb. 8: Two boats with three anglers caught no fish; Feb. 10: Three boats with seven anglers caught one chinook.

Everett ramp — Feb. 8: Nine boats with 16 anglers caught two chinook; Feb. 9: 18 boats with 38 anglers caught no fish; Feb. 10: 16 boats with 35 anglers caught one chinook.

Friday Harbor Marina, San Juan Island — Feb. 10: Two boats with four anglers caught three chinook.

Glenn Street ramp, Bellingham — Feb. 7: Two boats with six anglers caught no fish; Feb. 8: Seven boats with 15 anglers caught 15 chinook; Feb. 10: 14 boats with 32 anglers caught seven chinook.

Cornet Bay ramp, North Whidbey Island — Feb. 8: Three boats with seven anglers caught one chinook; Feb. 10: Four boats with seven anglers caught six chinook.

Washington Park ramp, Anacortes — Feb. 7: Three boats with three anglers caught no fish; Feb. 8: 20 boats with 30 anglers caught 13 chinook; Feb. 9: 13 boats with 23 anglers caught 15 chinook; Feb. 10: 49 boats with 109 anglers caught 30 chinook.

Skyline Marina, Anacortes — Feb. 8: Three boats with four anglers caught three chinook; Feb. 10: Seven boats with 12 anglers caught six chinook.

Camano Island State Park ramp — Feb. 7: One boat with two anglers caught no fish; Feb. 8: Six boats with 14 anglers caught one chinook; Feb. 10: 10 boats with 15 anglers caught no fish.

Maplegrove ramp, Camano Island — Feb. 10: One boat with two anglers caught no fish.

Port Townsend Boat Haven Marina — Feb. 8: Eight boats with 15 anglers caught two chinook; Feb. 10: 12 boats with 22 anglers caught no fish.

Fort Worden State Park ramp — Feb. 9: One boat with two anglers caught no fish.

Freshwater Bay ramp — Feb. 7: One boat with one angler caught no fish; Feb. 9: Three boats with five anglers caught three chinook.

Ediz Hook ramp, Port Angeles — Feb. 4: Five boats with nine anglers caught two chinook; Feb. 6: Four boats with five anglers caught two chinook; Feb. 7: Three boats with four anglers caught no fish; Feb. 8: Eight boats with 14 anglers caught two chinook; Feb. 9: Six boats with 13 anglers caught two chinook; Feb. 10: Eight boats with 14 anglers caught four chinook.

Port Angeles Boat Haven Marina — Feb. 7: One boat with one angler caught no fish; Feb. 8: One boat with two anglers caught no fish.

John Wayne Marine, Sequim — Feb. 8: Four boats with nine anglers caught one chinook; Feb. 9: Seven boats with 14 anglers caught seven chinook; Feb. 10: 15 boats with 29 anglers caught six chinook.

Misery Point ramp, Hood Canal — Feb. 7: One boat with two anglers caught no fish; Feb. 8: Eight boats with 15 anglers caught three chinook; Feb. 10: 11 boats with 23 anglers caught five chinook.

Salsbury County Park ramp, Hood Canal — Feb. 8: Two boats with three anglers caught no fish.

Skokomish ramp, Hood Canal — Feb. 10: One boat with one angler caught no fish.

Pleasant Harbor ramp, Hood Canal — Feb. 7: One boat with one angler caught no fish; Feb. 10: Two boats with two anglers caught no fish.

Point Whitney ramp, Hood Canal — Feb. 6: One boat with one angler caught no fish.

Point Defiance Park ramp and Boathouse, Tacoma — Feb. 4: Three boats with four anglers caught no fish; Feb. 6: One boat with two anglers caught no fish; Feb. 7: Two boats with two anglers caught no fish; Feb. 8: Seven boats with nine anglers caught no fish; Feb. 9: Nine boats with 10 anglers caught one chinook; Feb. 10: Nine boats with 13 anglers caught no fish.

Narrows Marina — Feb. 10: Four boats with six anglers caught one chinook.

Rivers and lakes

Bogachiel/Quillayute River — Feb. 4-7: One bank angler and 11 boat anglers caught two steelhead and released six for 60.5 hours fished; Feb. 8-10: Three bank anglers and 24 boat anglers caught two steelhead and released 10 for 151.0 hours fished. Season totals: 1,161 anglers caught 474 steelhead and released 104 for 5,922.5 hours fished.

Calawah River — Feb. 4-7: Four boat anglers released five steelhead for 19.0 hours fished; Feb. 8-10: Four boat anglers caught no fish for 13.0 hours fished. Season totals: 50 anglers caught three steelhead and released 10 for 194.0 hours fished.

Sol Duc River — Feb. 4-7: One bank angler and 33 boat anglers caught six steelhead and released 28 for 247.5 hours fished; Feb. 8-10: Six bank anglers and 40 boat anglers caught three steelhead and released 19 for 296.5 hours fished. Season totals: 361 anglers caught 38 steelhead and released 252 for 2,337.0 hours fished.

Lower Hoh River from Oxbow Campground to Barlow’s — Feb. 4-7: Three bank anglers and six boat anglers caught no fish for 30.0 hours fished; Feb. 8-10: 75 bank anglers and 54 boat anglers caught four steelhead (one wild steelhead illegally kept), and released 45 steelhead, five whitefish and two bull trout for 582.5 hours fished. Season totals: 799 anglers caught 47 steelhead and released 131 for 3,699.5 hours fished.

Upper Hoh River from Oxbow Campground to Olympic National Park Boundary — Feb. 4-7: Eight bank anglers and 12 boat anglers caught one steelhead and released 10 steelhead and one bull trout for 105.5 hours fished; Feb. 8-10: 19 bank anglers and 53 boat anglers released 19 steelhead, three bull trout and 13 whitefish for 402.0 hours fished. Season totals: 513 anglers caught 17 steelhead and released 169 for 2,466.0 hours fished.

(Checks provided by state Fish and Wildlife are taken randomly and do not reflect all fish caught during that period. Photo courtesy of Roche Harbor Marina and Salmon Derby.)

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