Here are the latest figures from the brief four-day northern coastal hatchery-marked chinook fishery:
May 10-11: 143 anglers caught four chinook for 0.03 fish per rod average.
May 17-18: Four anglers caught no fish for 0.00 fish per rod average.
May 10-11: 486 anglers caught 68 chinook for 0.14 fish per rod average.
May 17-18: 343 anglers caught 64 chinook for 0.19 fish per rod average.
May 10-11: 629 anglers caught 72 chinook for 0.11 fish per rod average.
May 17-18: 347 anglers caught 64 chinook for 0.18 fish per rod average.
The summer hatchery chinook fishery will be reopen daily on June 8-22 off Ilwaco and Westport, June 22-28 at La Push and Neah Bay. Last year, this early summer fishery generated close to a chinook per rod average for most of the time it was open.
Full summer salmon fishing seasons for chinook and hatchery coho will open right after the early summer season.