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2015 PFMC Ocean Sport Quota Report
Through August 23
Reports updated Wednesday or Thursday as data becomes available

Columbia Ocean Area Totals
Westport Totals
La Push Totals
Neah Bay Totals
Coastwide Ocean Totals

Coastwide Chinook mark-selective fishery
The Chinook mark-selective recreational fishery in the area between the U.S.-Canada border and the Queets River was open May 15, 16, 22, and 23 and May 30 June 12. The area south of the Queets River was open May 30 June 12. The Chinook mark-selective fishery operated under a coastwide quota of 10,000 marked Chinook. A total of 1,202 Chinook were landed during this fishery (12% of the quota).

Coastwide Chinook MSF Quota: 10,000

COASTWIDE OCEAN TOTALS (including Oregon)
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Cumulative
Chinook
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
20 May 15-16 271 53 53 0.5%
21 May 22-23 129 37 90 0.9%
22 May 30-31 1,301 607 697 7.0%
23 Jun 1-Jun 7 1,234 447 1,081 10.8%
24 Jun 8-Jun 12 396 122 1,202 12.0%

COLUMBIA RIVER AREA
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Cumulative
Chinook
22 May 30-31 270 152 152
23 Jun 1-Jun 7 213 153 242
24 Jun 8-Jun 12 16 0 242

WESTPORT AREA
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Cumulative
Chinook
22 May 30-31 981 431 431
23 Jun 1-Jun 7 832 237 668
24 Jun 8-Jun 12 267 77 745

LA PUSH AREA
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Cumulative
Chinook
20 May 15-16 70 5 5
21 May 22-23 7 0 5
22 May 30-31 13 2 7
23 Jun 1-Jun 7 16 0 7
24 Jun 8-Jun 12 0 0 7

NEAH BAY AREA
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Cumulative
Chinook
20 May 15-16 201 48 48
21 May 22-23 122 37 85
22 May 30-31 37 21 106
23 Jun 1-Jun 7 173 57 164
24 Jun 8-Jun 12 113 44 208



All-species salmon fishery:
The area between the U.S.-Canada border and Cape Falcon, OR opened for all salmon species on June 13.  Catch details for each of the areas are described below.

In-season Management Actions:
July 21 Effective 12:01AM Friday, July 24, the bag limit in the La Push and Neah Bay areas changed to 2 salmon, one of which can be a Chinook, plus 2 pink.
The Grays Harbor Control Zone closure date was changed to August 10.

July 28 A total of 2,121 anglers participated in the all-species salmon fishery the week of July 20, landing 1,636 Chinook, 473 coho, and 1,056 pink.  Through Sunday, July 26, a total of 7,194 Chinook (82% of the area guideline) and 1,793 coho (12% of the area sub-quota) have been landed.

Quota remaining from May-June Chinook MSF was transferred on an impact-neutral basis to the summer all-species fishery.  The revised chinook guidelines by area are:

Columbia River Area - 15,750
Westport Area - 29,295
La Push Area (including late fishery) - 2,835
Neah Bay Area - 8,820

August 12 Effective 12:01 AM Saturday, August 15, the bag limit in the Westport area changed to 2 salmon.

Effective 12:01 AM Friday, August 14 through 11:59 PM Saturday, August 15, the bag limit in the Neah Bay area changed to 2 salmon, one of which may be Chinook, plus 2 pink.
- The bag limit then reverts to 2 salmon plus 2 pink, no Chinook retention in the Neah Bay area.

August 19 Effective 12:01AM Friday, August 21, the bag limit in the Neah Bay area west of the Bonilla-Tatoosh line changed to 2 salmon, one of which may be Chinook, plus 2 pink.

 

COASTWIDE OCEAN TOTALS Coho quota: 150,800
Chinook guideline: 54,000
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
Pink
Catch
24 Jun 13-14 786 280 131 280 131 0.1% 0.5% 23
25 Jun 15-21 3,621 1,774 1,973 2,054 2,104 1.4% 3.8% 259
26 Jun 22-28 5,971 3,686 3,827 5,741 5,932 3.9% 10.6% 798
27 Jun 29-Jul 5 6,206 2,834 4,987 8,575 10,919 7.2% 15.9% 1,729
28 Jul 6-12 9,593 5,038 5,934 13,612 16,852 11.2% 25.2% 2,425
29 Jul 13-19 7,002 3,194 5,111 16,806 21,964 14.6% 31.1% 1,222
30 Jul 20-26 9,741 4,670 8,715 21,476 30,679 20.3% 39.8% 1,057
31 Jul 27-Aug 2 7,275 1,745 6,228 23,255 37,151 24.6% 43.1% 602
32 Aug 3-9 9,884 3,654 7,632 26,909 44,783 29.7% 49.8% 354
33 Aug 10-16 11,160 3,600 9,380 30,509 54,163 35.9% 53.8% 273
34 Aug 17-23 6,981 2,056 5,006 32,565 59,169 39.2% 57.4% 41

 

Columbia Ocean Area (including Oregon)
A total of 3,959 anglers participated in the all-species salmon fishery the week of August 17, landing 1,519 Chinook, 2,643 coho, and no pink. Through Sunday, August 23, a total of 7,118 Chinook (45% of the area guideline) and 35,181 coho (44% of the area sub-quota) have been landed..

COLUMBIA OCEAN AREA (including Oregon) Coho quota: 79,400
Chinook guideline: 15,750
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
Pink
Catch
24 Jun 13-14 134 75 120 75 120 0.2% 0.5% 0
25 Jun 15-21 1,337 599 1,407 674 1,527 1.9% 4.5% 0
26 Jun 22-28 1,335 409 1,810 1,083 3,337 4.2% 7.2% 0
27 Jun 29-Jul 5 1,408 234 1,754 1,318 5,092 6.4% 8.8% 0
28 Jul 6-12 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0
29 Jul 13-19 1,854 247 2,760 2,063 11,069 13.9% 13.8% 3
30 Jul 20-26 3,001 596 4,530 2,658 15,599 19.6% 16.9% 0
31 Jul 27-Aug 2 2,289 238 3,558 2,929 19,401 24.4% 18.6% 0
32 Aug 3-9 4,869 875 6,008 3,804 25,409 32.0% 24.2% 1
33 Aug 10-16 6,020 1,795 7,129 5,599 32,538 41.0% 35.5% 0
34 Aug 17-23 3,959 1,519 2,643 7,118 35,181 44.3% 45.2% 0

 

Westport
A total of 2,202 anglers participated in the all-species salmon fishery the week of August 17, landing 390 Chinook, 2,000 coho, and no pink. Through Sunday, August 23, a total of 15,443 Chinook (53% of the area guideline) and 20,228 coho (38% of the area sub-quota) have been landed.

WESTPORT AREA Coho quota: 52,840
Chinook guideline: 29,295
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
Pink
Catch
24 Jun 13-14 498 105 4 105 4 0.0% 0.4% 9
25 Jun 15-21 1,570 694 485 800 490 0.9% 2.9% 56
26 Jun 22-28 3,162 2,210 1,842 3,010 2,332 4.4% 10.8% 167
27 Jun 29-Jul 5 3,177 1,399 2,984 4,427 5,333 10.1% 15.9% 891
28 Jul 6-12 4,964 2,700 2,189 7,128 7,522 14.2% 25.5% 965
29 Jul 13-19 2,887 1,015 1,911 8,143 9,432 17.9% 29.2% 35
30 Jul 20-26 4,239 2,076 3,657 10,219 13,089 24.8% 34.9% 0
31 Jul 27-Aug 2 3,379 858 2,090 11,077 15,179 28.7% 37.8% 20
32 Aug 3-9 4,120 2,438 1,326 13,515 16,505 31.2% 46.1% 47
33 Aug 10-16 4,069 1,537 1,723 15,052 18,228 34.5% 51.4% 4
34 Aug 17-23 2,202 390 2,000 15,443 20,228 38.3% 52.7% 0

 

La Push
A total of 231 anglers participated in the all-species salmon fishery the week of August 17, landing 71 Chinook, 68 coho, and no pink. Through Sunday, August 23, a total of 1,994 Chinook (73% of the area guideline) and 350 coho (10% of the area sub-quota) have been landed.

LA PUSH Coho quota: 3,610 a/
Chinook guideline: 2,735 a/
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
Pink
Catch
24 Jun 13-14 15 17 0 17 0 0.0% 0.7% 0
25 Jun 15-21 98 52 19 69 19 0.5% 2.6% 5
26 Jun 22-28 118 90 18 159 37 1.0% 6.1% 18
27 Jun 29-Jul 5 119 169 24 327 60 1.7% 12.6% 36
28 Jul 6-12 307 386 66 713 126 3.5% 27.4% 31
29 Jul 13-19 270 329 16 1,042 143 4.0% 40.1% 43
30 Jul 20-26 380 363 56 1,405 199 5.5% 51.4% 1
31 Jul 27-Aug 2 316 171 33 1,576 232 6.4% 57.6% 2
32 Aug 3-9 371 219 28 1,795 261 7.2% 65.6% 5
33 Aug 10-16 267 127 21 1,923 281 7.8% 70.3% 0
34 Aug 17-23 231 71 68 1,994 350 9.7% 72.9% 0
a/ Sub-quotas of 3,610 coho and 2,600 chinook are in effect in Area 3 for the time period June 13 - September 30.
Effective October, the fishery reopens through October 11, or until attainment of the total area quota of 3,710 coho or 2,700 chinook. Area restrictions in effect.

 

Neah Bay
A total of 589 anglers participated in the all-species salmon fishery the week of August 17, landing 75 Chinook, 294 coho, and 41 pink. Through Sunday, August 23, a total of 8,010 Chinook (91% of the area guideline) and 3,409 coho (23% of the area sub-quota) have been landed.

NEAH BAY Coho quota: 14,850
Chinook guideline: 8,820
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
Pink
Catch
24 Jun 13-14 134 93 7 93 7 0.0% 1.1% 14
25 Jun 15-21 616 429 63 523 70 0.5% 6.2% 198
26 Jun 22-28 1,327 958 140 1,470 209 1.4% 17.5% 612
27 Jun 29-Jul 5 1,502 1,032 225 2,502 434 2.9% 29.8% 803
28 Jul 6-12 1,842 1,453 462 3,956 896 6.0% 47.1% 1,428
29 Jul 13-19 1,991 1,602 424 5,558 1,320 8.9% 66.2% 1,141
30 Jul 20-26 2,121 1,636 473 7,194 1,793 12.1% 81.6% 1,056
31 Jul 27-Aug 2 1,291 478 547 7,673 2,339 15.8% 87.0% 580
32 Aug 3-9 524 122 269 7,794 2,608 17.6% 88.4% 300
33 Aug 10-16 804 141 507 7,935 3,115 21.0% 90.0% 269
34 Aug 17-23 589 75 294 8,010 3,409 23.0% 90.8% 41