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December 31, 2014 at 8:38 AM

State Fish and Wildlife updated northern Olympic coast winter steelhead checks

Bogachiel/Quillayute River

Dates No. of Anglers
Interviewed
Wild Steelhead Hatchery Steelhead Total Hours
Fished
Comments
Kept Released Kept Released
Dec.4-7 184 0 1 66 4 993.0 98 bank anglers and 86 boat anglers interviewed.
Dec.9-11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 High water.
Dec.12-14 101 0 1 14 3 495.5 66 bank anglers and 35 boat anglers interviewed.
Dec.15-18 76 0 1 10 0 386.5 39 bank anglers and 37 boat anglers interviewed on Dec. 17 and 18.
Dec.19-21 51 0 1 5 2 171.5 49 bank and 2 boat anglers interviewed. River out on Sunday.
Dec.22-25 38 0 0 6 7 156.5 34 bank anglers and 4 boat anglers interviewed on Dec. 22 and 23. Plus 1 steelhead jack released.
Dec.26-28 161 0 6 27 9 654.0 107 bank anglers and 54 boat anglers were interviewed. Plus 2 steelhead jacks kept and 1 cutthroat released.
TOTALS 611 0 10 128 25 2857.0

Calawah River

Dates No. of Anglers
Interviewed
Wild Steelhead Hatchery Steelhead Total Hours
Fished
Comments
Kept Released Kept Released
Dec.4-7 58 0 1 32 9 229.0 58 bank anglers interviewed.
Dec.9-11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 High water.
Dec.12-14 30 0 0 17 3 96.0 27 bank anglers and 3 boat anglers interviewed.
Dec.15-18 32 0 1 24 16 162.5 24 bank anglers and 8 boat anglers interviewed on Dec. 17 and 18.
Dec.19-21 33 0 1 14 0 137.5 Plus 1 jack steelhead and 1 cutthroat released.River out on Sunday.
Dec.22-25 25 0 0 10 5 111.0 23 bank anglers and 2 boat anglers interviewed on Dec. 22 and 23. Plus 3 whitefish, 1 cutthroat, and 1 steelhead jack released.
Dec.26-28 51 0 2 20 3 212.0 41 bank anglers and 10 boat anglers were interviewed.
TOTALS 229 0 5 117 36 948.0

Sol Duc River

Dates No. of Anglers
Interviewed
Wild Steelhead Hatchery Steelhead Total Hours
Fished
Comments
Kept Released Kept Released
Dec.4-7 13 0 0 0 0 26.0
Dec.9-11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 High water.
Dec.12-14 1 0 0 0 0 0.5 One bank angler interviewed.
Dec.15-18 11 0 2 0 0 84.0 3 bank anglers and 8 boat anglers interviewed on Dec. 17 and 18.
Dec.19-21 14 0 1 0 0 83.0 4 bank and 10 boat anglers interviewed. Three cutthroat were released. River out on Sunday.
Dec.22-25 4 0 2 1 0 19.5 4 bank anglers interviewed on Dec. 22 and 23. Plus 2 cutthroat released.
Dec.26-28 34 0 6 5 0 199.5 9 bank anglers and 25 boat anglers were interviewed.
TOTALS 77 0 11 6 0 412.5

Lower Hoh River – Oxbow Campground to Barlow’s

Dates No. of Anglers
Interviewed
Wild Steelhead Hatchery Steelhead Total Hours
Fished
Comments
Kept Released Kept Released
Dec.4-7 13 0 0 0 0 19.5 13 bank anglers interviewed.
Dec.9-11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 High water.
Dec.12-14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Dec.15-18 6 0 0 0 0 10.3 6 bank anglers interviewed on Dec. 17 and 18. Two bull trout released.
Dec.19-21 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 No fishing effort observed.
Dec.22-25 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 No fishing effort observed on Dec. 22 and 23.
Dec.26-28 19 0 0 0 0 90.5 19 bank anglers were interviewed.
TOTALS 38 0 0 0 0 120.3

Upper Hoh River – Oxbow Campground to Olympic National Park Boundary

Dates No. of Anglers
Interviewed
Wild Steelhead Hatchery Steelhead Total Hours
Fished
Comments
Kept Released Kept Released
Dec.4-7 2 0 0 0 0 0.5 Two bank anglers interviewed.
Dec.9-11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 High water.
Dec.12-14 5 0 0 0 0 21.3 3 bank anglers and 2 boat anglers interviewed. One wild coho released.
Dec.15-18 7 0 0 0 0 28.5 3 bank anglers and 4 boat anglers interviewed on Dec. 17 and 18. One bull trout, 1 wild coho, and 4 whitefish released.
Dec.19-21 3 0 0 0 0 7.3 3 bank anglers interviewed. River out on Sunday.
Dec.22-25 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 No fishing effort observed on Dec. 22 and 23.
Dec.26-28 4 0 0 0 0 15.8 4 bank anglers were interviewed.
TOTALS 21 0 0 0 0 73.4

 

 

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