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Buoy 10 – Open for Chinook through Labor Day (September 5). Two salmonid daily limit, only one of which may be a Chinook and/or hatchery steelhead. Chinook retention on Sundays and Mondays will be limited to hatchery fish with an adipose or left ventral fin clip. Release all salmon other than Chinook and hatchery coho. Barbless hooks required.

From September 6-30, Chinook retention is closed. Daily limit will be 2 hatchery coho or 1 hatchery coho and 1 hatchery steelhead. Barbless hooks required.

Chinook minimum length is 24 inches; coho 16 inches.

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.

From Buoy 10 upstream to Bonneville Dam - From August 1 through December 31, only one hatchery steelhead may be kept.

From Buoy 10 upstream to the Oregon/Washington border – From August 1 through December 31, each angler aboard a vessel may deploy recreational salmon/steelhead gear until the daily salmonid limit for all anglers aboard has been achieved.

Date Number
of Boats
Number
of Anglers
Chinook
Kept
Coho
Kept
Comments
1-Aug 58 137 4 0 Opening day.  For Chinook, only adipose or left ventral fin clipped fish may be retained.
2-Aug 17 44 0 1  
3-Aug 21 46 1 4  
4-Aug 36 87 4 0  
5-Aug 37 102 10 0  
6-Aug 81 234 24 0  
7-Aug 22 60 6 0 For Chinook, only adipose or left ventral fin clipped fish may be retained.
8-Aug 35 96 9 0 For Chinook, only adipose or left ventral fin clipped fish may be retained.
9-Aug 34 97 22 0  
10-Aug 66 178 20 4  
11-Aug 22 77 10 0  
12-Aug 43 103 16 2  
13-Aug 137 399 70 8  
14-Aug 111 313 23 3 For Chinook, only adipose or left ventral fin clipped fish may be retained.
15-Aug 85 261 34 8 For Chinook, only adipose or left ventral fin clipped fish may be retained.
16-Aug 104 291 42 10  
17-Aug          
18-Aug 38 117 11 1  
19-Aug 54 146 14 6
20-Aug 122 368 28 7
21-Aug 89 276 16 10 For Chinook, only adipose or left ventral fin clipped fish may be retained.
22-Aug        

No sampling. 

23-Aug 51 141 19 13 Ilwaco Port only
24-Aug 54 138 49 20 Chinook Port only
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28-Aug       For Chinook, only adipose or left ventral fin clipped fish may be retained.
29-Aug       For Chinook, only adipose or left ventral fin clipped fish may be retained.
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