Ocean Salmon Update (7-7-11)

(REPORT OURTESY WENDY BEEGHLEY, WDFW, VIA FISHERIES BIOLOGIST JOE HYMER)

Columbia Ocean Area (including Oregon)

The all-species recreational salmon fishery in the area between Cape Falcon, OR and Leadbetter Point, WA opened on June 26 operating under a sub-area quota of 33,600 coho and a sub-area guideline of 7,400 Chinook.  During the week of June 27, a total of 739 coho and 164 Chinook were landed. Through Sunday, July 3, 1,096 coho (3% of the sub-area quota) and 290 Chinook (4% of the sub-area guideline) have been landed.   No pink have been landed in this area.

Westport

The all-species recreational salmon fishery in the area between Leadbetter Point and the Queets River opened on June 26 operating under a sub-area quota of 24,860 coho and a sub-area guideline of 16,900 Chinook.  During the week of June 27, a total of 486 coho, 354 Chinook, and 61 pink were landed.  Through Sunday, July 3, 709 coho (3% of the sub-area quota) and 716 Chinook (4% of the sub-area guideline) have been landed.

La Push
The all-species recreational salmon fishery in the area between the Queets River and Cape Alava opened on June 26 operating under a sub-area quota of 1,700 coho and a sub-area guideline of 1,350 Chinook1.  During the week of June 27, a total of 101coho, 25 Chinook, and 23 pink were landed.  Through Sunday, July 3, 150 coho (9% of the sub-area quota) and 38 Chinook (3% of the sub-area guideline) have been landed.
Neah Bay

The all-species recreational salmon fishery in the area between Cape Alava and the US-Canada border opened on June 26 operating under a sub-area quota of 6,990 coho and a sub-area guideline of 3,200 Chinook.  During the week of June 27, a total of 365 coho, 125 Chinook, and 218 pink were landed.  Through Sunday, July 3, 426 coho (6% of the sub-area quota) and 185 Chinook (6% of the sub-area guideline) have been landed.

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