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September 8, 2014 at 11:16 AM

Buoy-10 still worth a trip this month for steady coho action

GraysHarbor10 Sept. 26-12

The Buoy-10 salmon fishery at the Lower Columbia River mouth continues to produce fair to good action for coho.

In the Lower Columbia above Buoy 10 to the Rocky Point-Tongue Point boundary line, it is open for hatchery coho. From now through Sept. 30, the daily limit will increase to three adult hatchery coho, but no more than two hatchery steelhead.

The ocean off Ilwaco (Marine Catch Area 1) is open daily through Sept. 30. Anglers can keep up to two chinook as part of their two-salmon daily limit. Hatchery coho with a missing adipose fin may also be kept.

Here is the latest data by state Fish and Wildlife for the Buoy-10 fishery:

Aug. 1: 43 boats with 107 anglers caught 13 chinook and 15 coho.

Aug. 2: 46 boats with 118 anglers caught 31 chinook and 25 coho. Aerial flight survey showed 225 boats on the water at Buoy-10.

Aug. 3: 46 boats with 126 anglers caught 33 chinook and eight coho.

Aug. 4: 53 boats with 138 anglers caught 31 chinook and five coho; one charter boat with five anglers caught no fish.

Aug. 5: No sampling conducted.

Aug. 6: 30 boats with 75 anglers caught 22 chinook.

Aug. 7: 48 boats with 119 anglers caught 20 chinook and 16 coho.

Aug. 8:  Five boats with 11 anglers caught two chinook and eight coho.

Aug, 9: 90 boats with 254 anglers caught 33 chinook and 90 coho.

Aug. 10: 97 boats with 283 anglers caught 26 chinook and 173 coho.

Aug. 11: 87 boats with 216 anglers caught 34 chinook and 115 coho.

Aug. 12: 45 boats with 112 anglers caught 10 chinook and 19 coho.

Aug. 13: No sampling conducted.

Aug. 14: 98 boats with 259 anglers caught 52 chinook and nine coho.

Aug. 15: 85 boats with 252 anglers caught 79 chinook and 30 coho.

Aug. 16: 120 boats with 370 anglers caught 139 chinook and 59 coho.

Aug. 17: 136 boats with 371 anglers caught 99 chinook and 62 coho; two charter boats with 22 anglers caught no fish.

Aug. 18: No sampling conducted.

Aug. 19: 112 boats with 355 anglers caught 122 chinook and 68 coho.

Aug. 20: 59 boats with 156 anglers caught 45 chinook and 35 coho.

Aug. 21: 43 boats with 111 anglers caught 16 chinook and 16 coho.

Aug. 22: 44 boats with 131 anglers caught 41 chinook and 53 coho.

Aug. 23: 134 boats with 361 anglers caught 85 chinook and 120 coho.

Aug. 24: 87 boats with 235 anglers caught 71 chinook and 105 coho.

Aug. 25: 43 boats with 126 anglers caught nine chinook and 52 coho.

Aug. 26: 94 boats with 259 anglers caught 71 chinook and 151 coho. Through Aug. 26, an estimated 20,300 chinook and 18,000 coho were kept.

Aug. 27: 39 boats with 106 anglers caught 41 chinook and 69 coho.

Aug. 28: 42 boats with 99 anglers caught 55 chinook and 73 coho.

Aug. 29: 23 boats with 59 anglers caught 30 chinook and 31 coho.

Aug. 30: 113 boats with 332 anglers caught 98 chinook and 228 coho.

Aug. 31: 80 boats with 217 anglers caught 55 chinook and 163 coho.

Sept. 1: 65 boats with 170 anglers caught 40 chinook and 169 coho.

Sept. 2: 39 boats with 110 anglers caught 208 coho.

Sept. 3: 50 boats with 137 anglers caught 237 coho.

Sept. 4: 19 boats with 48 anglers caught 54 coho.

 

 

 

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