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Creel Sampling Summaries - 2016

Buoy 10 – Through September 22, two salmonid daily limit only one of which may be a hatchery Chinook. Release all salmon other than adipose or left ventral fin clipped Chinook and adipose fin clipped coho. Chinook minimum length is 24 inches; coho 16 inches. No more than 1 hatchery steelhead may be kept per day as part of the salmonid daily limit. Barbless hooks required.

September 23-30 - Only hatchery coho and hatchery steelhead may be retained; release all Chinook. Daily limit will be 2 hatchery coho or 1 hatchery coho and 1 hatchery steelhead. Barbless hooks required.

Boat anglers should be aware of Oregon's sport fishing closure at the mouth of Young's Bay that runs 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 Through December 31, only one hatchery steelhead may be kept.

From Buoy 10 upstream to the Oregon/Washington border – 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         For Chinook, only adipose or left ventral fin clipped fish may be retained.  No sampling.  
23-Aug 51 141 19 13 Catch through August 23 includes about 10,200 Chinook and 1,600 Coho from 56,900 angler trips.
24-Aug 54 138 49 20 Chinook Port only
25-Aug 97 280 85 48  
26-Aug 85 233 72 40
27-Aug 81 251 32 29  
28-Aug 126 362 23 50 For Chinook, only adipose or left ventral fin clipped fish may be retained.
29-Aug 66 157 18 30 For Chinook, only adipose or left ventral fin clipped fish may be retained.
Catch through August 29 includes 15,186 Chinook and 3,922 Coho from 74,753 angler trips.
30-Aug 106 274 24 60 Private boats
4 32 2 15 Charters
31-Aug 53 142 14 26  
1-Sep 48 124 22 47 Private boats
1 7 1 4 Charters
2-Sep 58 134 16 44  
3-Sep 130 358 24 51 Private boats
2 19 0 5 Charters
4-Sep 125 333 18 79 Private boats
2 15 0 13 Charters
5-Sep 60 147 12 32 Private boats
1 9 0 4 Charters
6-Sep 14 26 1 7  
7-Sep       No sampling.  
8-Sep 25 56 0 15 Private boats
1 11 1 5 Charters
9-Sep 10 12 3 2
10-Sep 73 179 4 48  
11-Sep 50 117 4 36  
12-Sep         No sampling.  
13-Sep         No sampling.  
14-Sep 12 34 1 3  
15-Sep 21 44 0 2  
16-Sep 21 37 1 4  
17-Sep 3 9 0 1  
18-Sep 20 35 0 3 Catch through Sept. 18 include 17,673 Chinook and 8,522 Coho kept from 90,671 angler trips.
19-Sep 9 15 0 0  
20-Sep 11 20 0 2  
21-Sep 4 11 0 2  
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