Ocean Salmon Update (July 11-17, 2011)

(COURTESY WDFW’S WENDY BEEGHLEY VIA BIOLOGIST JOE HYMER)

OCEAN RECREATIONAL SALMON FISHERY: WEEK 29 (July 11-17)

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 July 11, a total of 1,324 coho and 176 Chinook were landed. Through Sunday, July 17, 3,778 coho (11% of the sub-area quota) and 807 Chinook (11% 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 July 11, a total of 1,370 coho, 1,409 Chinook, and 61 pink were landed.  Through Sunday, July 17, 2,800 coho (11% of the sub-area quota) and 2,779 Chinook (16% 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 July 11, a total of 56 coho, 78 Chinook, and 98 pink were landed.  Through Sunday, July 17, 367 coho (22% of the sub-area quota) and 254 Chinook (19% 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 July 11, a total of 439 coho, 382 Chinook, and 582 pink were landed.  Through Sunday, July 17, 1,144 coho (16% of the sub-area quota) and 783 Chinook (25% of the sub-area guideline) have been landed.

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