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June 13, 2014 at 11:35 AM

Latest state Fish and Wildlife ocean sport salmon catch figures

1080517_10201825604270612_791361190_nHere are the latest ocean salmon catch figures from state Fish and Wildlife:

Ilwaco – 221 anglers checked from May 31-June 1 caught 196 hatchery-marked chinook for 0.88 per angler catch average; 458 anglers from June 2-8 caught 237 hatchery-marked chinook for 0.52 per angler catch average.

Westport – 780 anglers checked from May 31-June 1 caught 427 hatchery-marked chinook for 0.55 chinook per angler catch average; 1,142 anglers from June 2-8 caught 288 hatchery-marked chinook for 0.25 per angler catch average.

La Push – 19 anglers checked from May 16-17 caught no hatchery-marked chinook; six anglers checked from May 23-24 caught no hatchery-marked chinook; 11 anglers checked from May 31-June 1 caught no hatchery-marked chinook; 46 anglers from June 2-8 caught six hatchery-marked chinook for 0.13 per angler catch average.

Neah Bay – 410 anglers checked from May 16-17 caught 63 hatchery-marked chinook for 0.15 chinook per angler catch average; 361 anglers checked from May 23-24 caught 82 hatchery-marked chinook for 0.23 per angler catch average; 54 anglers checked from May 31-June 1 caught 10 hatchery-marked chinook for 0.18 per angler catch average; 265 anglers from June 2-8 95 hatchery-marked chinook for 0.36 per angler catch average.

Coastwide – 429 anglers checked from May 16-17 caught 63 hatchery-marked chinook for 0.15 chinook per angler catch average; 367 anglers checked from May 23-24 caught 82 hatchery-marked chinook for 0.22 per angler catch average; 1,066 anglers checked from May 31-June 1 caught 633 hatchery-marked chinook for 0.59 per angler catch average; 1,910 anglers from June 2-8 caught 627 hatchery-marked chinook for 0.33 per angler catch average.

Coastal fishing dates:

The Chinook mark-selective recreational fishery in the area between the U.S.-Canada border and the Queets River opened on May 16 for two days per week (May 16,17, 23, and 24), then reopened May 31 – June 13. The area south of the Queets River opened on May 31. The Chinook mark-selective fishery is operating under a coastwide quota of 9,000 marked Chinook. Through Sunday, June 1, a total of 778 Chinook have been landed (9% of the quota). Catch details for each of the four areas are described below.

Columbia Ocean Area (including Oregon): The area between Cape Falcon, OR and Leadbetter Point, WA (Ocean Area 1) opened on Saturday, May 31. A total (including Oregon) of 221 anglers participated in this fishery during the opening weekend, landing 196 marked Chinook.

Westport: The area between Leadbetter Point and the Queets River (Ocean Area 2) opened on Saturday, May 31. A total of 780 anglers participated in this fishery during the opening weekend, landing 427 marked Chinook.

La Push: The area between the Queets River and Cape Alava (Ocean Area 3) was open May 16-17 and May 23-24, then reopened on Saturday, May 31. During the first four open days, 25 anglers participated in this fishery, landing no marked Chinook. During the weekend of May 31-June 1, a total of 11 anglers participated, landing no marked Chinook. Through June 1, a total of 36 anglers have participated in this fishery in the La Push area; no Chinook have been landed.

Neah Bay: The area between Cape Alava and the U.S.-Canada border (Ocean Area 4) was open May 16-17 and May 23-24, then reopened on Saturday, May 31. During the first four open days, 771 anglers participated in this fishery, landing 145 marked Chinook. During the weekend of May 31-June 1, a total of 54 anglers participated, landing 10 marked Chinook. Through June 1, a total of 825 anglers have participated in this fishery in the Neah Bay area, landing 155 Chinook.

The Chinook mark-selective recreational fishery in the area between the U.S.-Canada border and the Queets River opened on May 16 for two days per week (May 16,17, 23, and 24), then reopened May 31 – June 13. The area south of the Queets River opened on May 31. The Chinook mark-selective fishery is operating under a coastwide quota of 9,000 marked Chinook. Through Sunday, June 1, a total of 778 Chinook have been landed (9% of the quota). Catch details for each of the four areas are described below.

Columbia Ocean Area (including Oregon)

The area between Cape Falcon, OR and Leadbetter Point, WA (Ocean Area 1) opened on Saturday, May 31. A total (including Oregon) of 221 anglers participated in this fishery during the opening weekend, landing 196 marked Chinook.

Westport

The area between Leadbetter Point and the Queets River (Ocean Area 2) opened on Saturday, May 31. A total of 780 anglers participated in this fishery during the opening weekend, landing 427 marked Chinook.

La Push

The area between the Queets River and Cape Alava (Ocean Area 3) was open May 16-17 and May 23-24, then reopened on Saturday, May 31. During the first four open days, 25 anglers participated in this fishery, landing no marked Chinook. During the weekend of May 31-June 1, a total of 11 anglers participated, landing no marked Chinook. Through June 1, a total of 36 anglers have participated in this fishery in the La Push area; no Chinook have been landed.

Neah Bay

The area between Cape Alava and the U.S.-Canada border (Ocean Area 4) was open May 16-17 and May 23-24, then reopened on Saturday, May 31. During the first four open days, 771 anglers participated in this fishery, landing 145 marked Chinook. During the weekend of May 31-June 1, a total of 54 anglers participated, landing 10 marked Chinook. Through June 1, a total of 825 anglers have participated in this fishery in the Neah Bay area, landing 155 Chinook.

 

 

 

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