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June 20, 2014 at 8:08 AM

Latest state Fish and Wildlife ocean 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; 319 anglers from June 14-15 caught 54 chinook and 274 hatchery coho for 0.17 per angler catch average for chinook, 0.86 for coho and 1.03 overall.

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; 582 anglers from June 14-15 caught 274 chinook and 554 hatchery coho for 0.47 per angler catch average for chinook, 0.95 for coho and 1.42 overall.

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; 14 anglers from June 14-15 caught four chinook and three hatchery coho for 0.29 per angler catch average for chinook, 0.21 for coho and 0.50 overall.

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; 194 anglers from June 14-15 caught 78 chinook and four hatchery coho for 0.40 per angler catch average for chinook, 0.02 for coho and 0.42 overall.

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; 1,109 anglers from June 14-15 caught 410 chinook and 835 hatchery coho for 0.37 per angler catch average for chinook, 0.75 for coho and 1.12 overall.

Coastwide Chinook mark-selective fishery

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. All areas closed as scheduled on June 13. Through Friday, June 13, a total of 2,086 Chinook were been landed (23% of the quota of 9,000 chinook).

All-species salmon fishery

The area between the U.S.-Canada border and Cape Falcon, OR opened for all salmon species on June 14. Catch details for each of the areas are described below.

 ILWACO

A total of 322 anglers participated in the Chinook MSF in the Columbia Ocean area (Ocean Area 1) during the week of June 9-13, landing 178 marked Chinook.   A total of 319 anglers participated in the all-species salmon fishery over the weekend of June 14-15, landing 54 Chinook (less than 1% of the area guideline) and 274 coho (less than 1% of the area sub-quota).

WESTPORT

A total of 724 anglers participated in the Chinook MSF in the Westport area (Ocean Area 2) during the week of June 9-13, landing 433 marked Chinook.   A total of 582 anglers participated in the all-species salmon fishery over the weekend of June 14-15, landing 274 Chinook (1% of the area guideline) and 554 coho (1% of the area sub-quota).

LA PUSH

A total of 9 anglers participated in the Chinook MSF in the La Push area (Ocean Area 3) during the week of June 9-13, landing 1 marked Chinook.   A total of 14 anglers participated in the all-species salmon fishery over the weekend of June 14-15, landing 4 Chinook (less than 1% of the area guideline) and 3 coho (less than 1% of the area sub-quota).

NEAH BAY

A total of 145 anglers participated in the Chinook MSF in the Neah Bay area (Ocean Area 4) during the week of June 9-13, landing 70 marked Chinook.   A total of 194 anglers participated in the all-species salmon fishery over the weekend of June 14-15, landing 78 Chinook (1% of the area guideline) and 4 coho (less than 1% of the area sub-quota).

 

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