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May 7, 2013 at 2:31 PM

San Juan Island spot shrimp catch from Saturday’s opening day

SpotShrimpRyan2Here are the preliminary San Juan Island spot shrimp catch estimates for the Saturday, May 4 opener. The “average” recreational boat fishes ~3.5 pots (four is the maximum) and carries ~3.3 anglers on board.

San Juan Island East and West, Marine Catch Areas 7 (40,500):

Estimated number boats shrimp fishing: 183 in 2013 and 107 in 2012.

Estimated catch per boats in pounds: 10.4 in 2013 and 4.4 in 2012.

Estimated count of spot shrimp per pound: 11.6 in 2013 and 11.7 in 2012.

Estimated catch in pounds: 1,912 in 2013 and 470 in 2012.

San Juan Island South, Marine Catch Areas 7 (13,000):

Estimated number boats shrimp fishing: 98 in 2013 and 92 in 2012.

Estimated catch per boats in pounds: 10.8 in 2013 and 9.9 in 2012.

Estimated count of spot shrimp per pound: 11.5 in 2013 and 12.6 in 2012.

Estimated catch in pounds: 1,056 in 2013 and 914 in 2012.

 

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