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2016 PFMC Ocean Sport Quota Report
Through August 27
Reports updated Wednesday or Thursday as data becomes available

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

The area between the U.S.-Canada border and Cape Falcon, OR opened for salmon fishing on July 1. The area between the U.S.-Canada border and Leadbetter Point (Westport, La Push, and Neah Bay areas) closed for salmon fishing on August 21. The Columbia Ocean Area closed for salmon fishing on August 27. Catch details for each of the areas are described below.

In-season Management Actions:
July 20 Effective 12:01 AM Saturday, July 23, increase the daily bag limit in the Westport area to 2 salmon per day, all salmon except coho.
August 10 Effective 12:01 AM Tuesday, Aug 16, increase the daily bag limit in the Columbia River area to 2 salmon per day, release wild coho.
August 10 Effective 11:59 PM Saturday, Aug 27, close the Columbia River area to salmon fishing.

 

COASTWIDE OCEAN TOTALS Coho quota: 18,900
Chinook quota: 35,000
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook Quota
27 Jul 1-3 4,657 1,134 1,463 1,134 1,463 7.7% 3.2%
28 Jul 4-10 4,685 1,491 1,478 2,626 2,940 15.6% 7.5%
29 Jul 11-17 6,539 3,046 1,684 5,671 4,624 24.5% 16.2%
30 Jul 18-24 7,681 3,548 645 9,250 5,410 28.6% 26.4%
31 Jul 25-31 3,688 946 252 10,196 5,662 30.0% 29.1%
32 Aug 1-7 6,705 3,058 1,339 13,254 7,002 37.0% 37.9%
33 Aug 8-14 8,661 2,740 2,738 15,994 9,739 51.5% 45.7%
34 Aug 15-21 8,053 966 5,050 16,938 14,753 78.1% 48.4%
35 Aug 22-28 4,564 1,021 4,045 17,933 18,573 98.3% 51.2%

 

Columbia Ocean Area (including Oregon)
A total of 4,564 anglers participated in the all-species salmon fishery August 22-27, landing 1,021 Chinook and 4,045 coho. Through its closure date Saturday, August 27, a total of 5,977 Chinook (59% of the area guideline) were landed in the area, and 18,573 coho were landed coastwide (98% of the coho quota).

COLUMBIA OCEAN AREA
(including Oregon)
Coho quota: 18,900
Chinook guideline: 10,200
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
27 Jul 1-3 1,296 158 1,446 158 1,446 7.7% 1.5%
28 Jul 4-10 1,212 57 1,467 214 2,912 15.4% 2.1%
29 Jul 11-17 2,156 811 1,467 1,025 4,380 23.2% 10.1%
30 Jul 18-24 3,037 1,354 610 2,409 5,131 27.1% 23.6%
31 Jul 25-31 1,694 334 243 2,744 5,374 28.4% 26.9%
32 Aug 1-7 3,185 447 1,332 3,191 6,706 35.5% 31.3%
33 Aug 8-14 5,105 1,125 2,721 4,315 9,427 49.9% 42.3%
34 Aug 15-21 5,741 689 4,805 4,982 14,195 75.1% 48.8%
35 Aug 22-28 4,564 1,021 4,045 5,977 18,015 95.3% 58.6%

 

Westport
A total of 55 anglers fished from Westport in the Columbia Ocean Area August 22-27, landing 16 Chinook and 42 coho into Westport. The Westport area is closed to salmon fishing for 2016..

WESTPORT AREA Coho quota: 0
Chinook guideline: 16,600
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
Chinook
per angler trip
27 Jul 1-3 1,755 431 0 431 0 2.6% 0.25
28 Jul 4-10 1,441 681 3 1,112 3 6.7% 0.47
29 Jul 11-17 2,331 1,192 215 2,305 218 13.9% 0.51
30 Jul 18-24 3,033 1,490 33 3,794 251 22.9% 0.49
31 Jul 25-31 1,070 420 4 4,214 255 25.4% 0.39
32 Aug 1-7 3,055 2,463 0 6,678 255 40.2% 0.81
33 Aug 8-14 3,217 1,546 3 8,223 258 49.5% 0.48
34 Aug 15-21 1,977 207 241 8,430 499 50.8% 0.10
35 Aug 22-28 55 16 42 8,446 540 50.9% 0.30

 

La Push
The La Push area is closed to salmon fishing for 2016.

LA PUSH Coho quota: 0
Chinook guideline: 2,000
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
Chinook
per angler trip
27 Jul 1-3 193 50 1 50 1 2.5% 0.26
28 Jul 4-10 134 20 0 71 1 3.5% 0.15
29 Jul 11-17 109 44 2 115 3 5.8% 0.41
30 Jul 18-24 235 104 0 220 3 11.0% 0.44
31 Jul 25-31 31 2 0 221 3 11.1% 0.06
32 Aug 1-7 201 20 0 241 3 12.1% 0.10
33 Aug 8-14 139 14 2 255 5 12.8% 0.10
34 Aug 15-21 48 0 0 255 5 12.8% 0.00
34 Aug 15-21 48 0 0 255 5 12.8% 0.00

 

Neah Bay
The Neah Bay area is closed to salmon fishing for 2016.

NEAH BAY Coho quota: 0
Chinook guideline: 6,200
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
Chinook
per angler trip
27 Jul 1-3 1413 495 16 495 16 8.0% 0.35
28 Jul 4-10 1,899 734 8 1,228 24 19.8% 0.39
29 Jul 11-17 1,942 998 0 2,227 24 35.9% 0.51
30 Jul 18-24 1,376 600 2 2,826 26 45.6% 0.44
31 Jul 25-31 894 190 5 3,016 31 48.6% 0.21
32 Aug 1-7 263 128 7 3,144 38 50.7% 0.49
33 Aug 8-14 200 56 12 3,200 50 51.6% 0.28
34 Aug 15-21 288 71 4 3,271 54 52.8% 0.25
34 Aug 15-21 288 71 4 3,271 54 52.8% 0.25