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Creel Sampling Summaries - 2017

Buoy 10 upstream to the Hwy. 395 Bridge at Pasco – During all fall fisheries (August 1 through December 31), each legal angler aboard a vessel may continue to deploy angling gear until the daily adult salmonid bag limit for all anglers aboard has been achieved. 

Through December 31, night closure in effect for all angling except for anglers enrolled in the Pikeminnow Sport-Reward Program and actively fishing for pikeminnow. 

Buoy 10 – The Buoy 10 recreational Chinook and hatchery coho fishery will begin on August 1 with a two fish/one Chinook daily limit through September 4 (Labor Day). From September 5 through September 30, Chinook retention will be closed. 

  • Chinook minimum length is 24 inches; coho 16 inches. 
  •  Release all STEELHEAD August 1 through August 31.

Boat anglers should be aware of Oregon’s sport fishing closure at the mouth of Young’s Bay that runs from August 1 through September 15.

North Jetty – Open 7 days per week when Marine Area 1 or Buoy 10 areas are open for salmon.  The daily limit and minimum size restrictions follow the most liberal regulations of either of these areas.

  • Single point barbless hooks required for salmon and steelhead.
  • A saltwater or combination license is required to fish from the North Jetty.
Date Number
of Boats
Number
of Anglers
Chinook
Kept
Coho
Kept
Comments
1-Aug 24 61 4 0 Opening day.
2-Aug 44 103 33 1  
3-Aug 2 4 4 0  
4-Aug         No sampling
5-Aug 60 169 27 2  
6-Aug 50 141 13 5  
7-Aug 29 63 7 2  
8-Aug 20 52 5 11  
9-Aug 51 117 22 17  
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12-Aug 63 173 54 8  
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