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2014 PFMC Ocean Sport Quota Report
Through September 21, 2014
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 opened on May 16 for two days per week (May 16,17, 23, and 24), then reopened May 31 – June 13.  The area south of the Queets River opened on May 31.  All areas closed as scheduled on June 13.   Through Friday, June 13, a total of 2,086 Chinook were landed (23% of the quota of 9,000 chinook). 

June Chinook Quota: 9,000

COASTWIDE OCEAN TOTALS (including Oregon)
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Cumulative
Chinook
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
20 May 16-17 429 63 63 0.7%
21 May 23-24 367 82 145 1.6%
22 May 31-Jun 1 1,066 633 778 8.6%
23 Jun 2-Jun 8 1,910 627 1,404 15.6%
24 Jun 9-Jun 13 1,200 682 2,086 23.2%

COLUMBIA RIVER AREA
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Cumulative
Chinook
22 May 31-Jun 1 221 196 196
23 Jun 2-Jun 8 458 237 433
24 Jun 9-Jun 13 322 178 611

WESTPORT AREA
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Cumulative
Chinook
22 May 31-Jun 1 780 427 427
23 Jun 2-Jun 8 1,142 288 715
24 Jun 9-Jun 13 724 433 1,148

LA PUSH AREA
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Cumulative
Chinook
20 May 16-17 19 0 0
21 May 23-24 6 0 0
22 May 31-Jun 1 11 0 0
23 Jun 2-Jun 8 46 6 6
24 Jun 9-Jun 13 9 1 7

NEAH BAY AREA
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Cumulative
Chinook
20 May 16-17 410 63 63
21 May 23-24 361 82 145
22 May 31-Jun 1 54 10 155
23 Jun 2-Jun 8 265 95 250
24 Jun 9-Jun 13 145 70 320

 


All-species salmon fishery
The area between the U.S.-Canada border and Cape Falcon, OR opened for all salmon species on June 14. Beginning September 1, the bag limit was modified to 2 salmon with no AD-mark restriction on coho in the Westport, La Push, and Neah Bay areas. The same modification was made in the Columbia ocean area beginning September 6. Coho area sub-quotas were adjusted on an impact-neutral basis. The Columbia Ocean Area and La Push and Neah Bay areas closed to recreational salmon fishing on Sunday, September 21; the Westport area closed on Friday, September 19. A portion of the La Push area will reopen September 27 October 12. Catch details for each of the areas are described below.

In-season Management Actions:
August 14 Effective Monday, August 18, Westport area daily bag limit modified to 2 salmon.
August 27 Effective Monday, September 1, Westport, La Push, and Neah Bay area daily bag limit modified to 2 salmon, no mark restriction on coho.
Sept. 4 Effective Saturday, September 6, the Columbia River area daily bag limit modified to 2 salmon, no mark restriction on coho.
Sept. 4 Non-selective equivalent sub-area coho quotas were adopted as follows:
  • Columbia River area: 10,750
  • Westport area: 11,400
  • La Push area: 1,500 (includes 1,000 coho transfer from the Neah Bay area)
  • Neah Bay area: 3,600 (4,600 less 1,000 transferred to the La Push area)
Sept. 10 1,000 coho were transferred from the Columbia River area non-selective coho quota to the Westport area quota (1:1 ratio).
Sept. 17 2,000 coho were transferred on an impact-neutral basis from the La Push/Neah Bay areas to the Westport/Columbia River areas).
3,000 coho were transferred on an impact-neutral basis from the non-treaty non-selective troll fishery to the recreational fishery (Westport and Columbia River areas)
These transfers were distributed as follows:

  1. The original Columbia River and Westport area coho quotas restored (10,750 Col. R. area, 11,400 Westport area)
  2. The transferred coho were distributed 2,350 to Col R area and 2,350 to Westport area
Resulting non-selective coho quotas are:

  • Columbia River area: 13,100
  • Westport area: 13,750
  • La Push area: 1,500 
  • Neah Bay area: 1,600
The Columbia River area was closed to salmon retention effective 11:59 PM Sunday, Sept 21
The Westport area was closed to salmon retention effective 11:5 9PM Friday, Sept 19

 

COASTWIDE OCEAN TOTALS Coho quota: 184,800
Chinook guideline: 50,100
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
24 Jun 14-15 1,109 410 835 410 835 0.5% 0.8%
25 Jun 16-22 4,855 2,441 4,424 2,851 5,258 2.8% 5.7%
26 Jun 23-29 4,293 1,889 3,636 4,740 8,894 4.8% 9.5%
27 Jun 30-Jul 6 8,709 3,988 7,403 8,727 16,297 8.8% 17.4%
28 Jul 7-13 8,358 3,565 7,026 12,293 23,323 12.6% 24.5%
29 Jul 14-20 7,689 2,534 6,957 14,826 30,280 16.4% 29.6%
30 Jul 21-27 9,376 3,369 8,709 18,195 38,989 21.1% 36.3%
31 Jul 28-Aug 3 9,264 2,633 10,164 20,828 49,153 26.6% 41.6%
32 Aug 4-10 13,962 4,210 15,959 25,038 65,112 35.2% 50.0%
33 Aug 11-17 13,350 3,767 14,827 28,805 79,939 43.3% 57.5%
34 Aug 18-24 15,527 6,166 18,556 34,970 98,495 53.3% 69.8%
35 Aug 25-31 10,190 3,367 11,306 38,338 109,801 59.4% 76.5%
36 Sep 1-7 7,859 909 11,999 39,247 121,800 65.9% 78.3%
37 Sep 8-14 7,548 565 12,374 39,811 134,173 72.6% 79.5%
38 Sep 15-21 4,455 259 6,022 40,071 140,195 75.9% 80.0%

 

Columbia Ocean Area (including Oregon)
A total of 2,240 anglers participated in the all-species salmon fishery during the week of September 15, landing 112 Chinook and 2,624 coho. Through Sunday, September 21, a cumulative total of 10,750 Chinook (82% of the area guideline) and 11,406 non-selective coho (87% of the modified area sub-quota) were landed.

COLUMBIA OCEAN AREA (including Oregon) Coho quota: 92,400
Chinook guideline: 13,100
Non-selective coho quota: 13,100
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
 
24 Jun 14-15 319 54 274 54 274 0.3% 0.4% Coho
MSF
25 Jun 16-22 1,209 328 1,397 382 1,671 1.8% 2.9%
26 Jun 23-29 812 132 1,005 514 2,676 2.9% 3.9%
27 Jun 30-Jul 6 2,852 835 3,509 1,350 6,184 6.7% 10.3%
28 Jul 7-13 2,384 312 3,294 1,661 9,479 10.3% 12.7%
29 Jul 14-20 2,517 411 3,731 2,073 13,209 14.3% 15.8%
30 Jul 21-27 3,219 613 3,672 2,686 16,881 18.3% 20.5%
31 Jul 28-Aug 3 4,028 1,030 5,696 3,715 22,577 24.4% 28.4%
32 Aug 4-10 7,435 1,447 10,911 5,163 33,488 36.2% 39.4%
33 Aug 11-17 7,178 1,613 8,483 6,776 41,970 45.4% 51.7%
34 Aug 18-24 9,165 2,493 12,195 9,269 54,166 58.6% 70.8%
35 Aug 25-31 5,045 861 6,832 10,130 60,998 66.0% 77.3%
36 Sep 1-5 1,898 177 2,938 10,308 63,936 69.2% 78.7%
Sep 6-7 1,880 125 2,894 10,432 2,894 29.7% 79.6% Coho
non-
selective
37 Sep 8-14 3,543 205 5,888 10,513 8,782 67.0% 80.3%
38 Sep 15-21 2,240 112 2,624 10,750 11,406 87.1% 82.1%

 

Westport
A total of 1,264 anglers participated in the all-species salmon fishery during the week of September 15, landing 116 Chinook and 2,304 coho. Through Friday, September 19, a cumulative total of 22,264 Chinook (81% of the area guideline) and 13,435 non-selective coho (98% of the modified area sub-quota) were landed.

WESTPORT AREA Coho quota: 68,380
Chinook guideline: 27,600
Non-selective coho quota: 13,750
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
 
24 Jun 14-15 582 274 554 274 554 0.8% 1.0% Coho
MSF
25 Jun 16-22 2,715 1,503 2,838 1,777 3,392 5.0% 6.4%
26 Jun 23-29 2,472 1,435 2,543 3,212 5,935 8.7% 11.6%
27 Jun 30-Jul 6 3,941 2,124 3,328 5,336 9,263 13.5% 19.3%
28 Jul 7-13 3,951 2,318 3,237 7,654 12,500 18.3% 27.7%
29 Jul 14-20 3,229 1,347 2,875 9,001 15,374 22.5% 32.6%
30 Jul 21-27 4,247 1,447 4,500 10,448 19,874 29.1% 37.9%
31 Jul 28-Aug 3 3,617 957 3,771 11,405 23,645 34.6% 41.3%
32 Aug 4-10 4,820 2,220 3,759 13,625 27,404 40.1% 49.4%
33 Aug 11-17 4,668 1,915 4,954 15,540 32,358 47.3% 56.3%
34 Aug 18-24 5,021 3,393 5,181 18,933 37,539 54.9% 68.6%
35 Aug 25-31 4,190 2,341 3,824 21,273 41,363 60.5% 77.1%
36 Sep 1-7 3,245 545 5,388 21,819 5,388 43.4% 79.1% Coho
non-
selective
37 Sep 8-14 3,238 329 5,743 22,148 11,131 81.0% 80.2%
38 Sep 15-21 1,264 116 2,304 22,264 13,435 97.7% 80.7%

 

La Push
A total of 174 anglers participated in the all-species salmon fishery during the week of September 15, landing 15 Chinook and 243 coho. Through Sunday, September 21, a cumulative total of 1,424 Chinook (61% of the area guideline) and 1,066 non-selective coho (71% of the modified area sub-quota) were landed.

LA PUSH Coho quota: 4,750 a/
Chinook guideline: 2,350 a/

Non-selective coho quota: 1,500
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
 
24 Jun 14-15 14 4 3 4 3 0.1% 0.2% Coho
MSF
25 Jun 16-22 177 161 64 165 67 1.4% 7.0%
26 Jun 23-29 89 54 34 219 101 2.1% 9.3%
27 Jun 30-Jul 6 216 151 142 370 243 5.1% 15.7%
28 Jul 7-13 259 113 204 483 447 9.4% 20.6%
29 Jul 14-20 155 121 40 604 487 10.3% 25.7%
30 Jul 21-27 409 120 274 724 761 16.0% 30.8%
31 Jul 28-Aug 3 373 220 261 944 1,023 21.5% 40.2%
32 Aug 4-10 554 119 680 1,063 1,702 35.8% 45.2%
33 Aug 11-17 575 80 737 1,142 2,439 51.4% 48.6%
34 Aug 18-24 549 130 542 1,273 2,981 62.8% 54.2%
35 Aug 25-31 317 77 306 1,350 3,287 69.2% 57.4%
36 Sep 1-7 306 39 358 1,388 358 23.8% 59.1% Coho
non-
selective
37 Sep 8-14 310 20 465 1,409 823 54.9% 59.9%
38 Sep 15-21 174 15 243 1,424 1,066 71.0% 60.6%
a/ Sub-quotas of 4,750 coho and 2,350 chinook are in effect in Area 3 for the time period June 14 - September 21. Effective September 27, the fishery reopens through October 12, or until attainment of the total area quota of 4,800 coho or 2,400 chinook. Area restrictions in effect.

 

Neah Bay
A total of 777 anglers participated in the all-species salmon fishery during the week of September 15, landing 15 Chinook and 851 coho. Through Sunday, September 21, a cumulative total of 5,632 Chinook (81% of the area guideline) and 1,550 non-selective coho (97% of the modified area sub-quota) were landed.

NEAH BAY Coho quota: 19,220
Chinook guideline: 7,000
Non-selective coho quota: 1,600
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
 
24 Jun 14-15 194 78 4 78 4 0.0% 1.1% Coho
MSF
25 Jun 16-22 754 449 124 526 128 0.7% 7.5%
26 Jun 23-29 920 268 55 795 183 1.0% 11.4%
27 Jun 30-Jul 6 1,700 877 424 1,672 607 3.2% 23.9%
28 Jul 7-13 1,764 822 291 2,494 898 4.7% 35.6%
29 Jul 14-20 1,788 655 311 3,149 1,209 6.3% 45.0%
30 Jul 21-27 1,502 1,189 264 4,338 1,473 7.7% 62.0%
31 Jul 28-Aug 3 1,247 426 436 4,764 1,909 9.9% 68.1%
32 Aug 4-10 1,153 424 610 5,187 2,518 13.1% 74.1%
33 Aug 11-17 930 159 653 5,346 3,171 16.5% 76.4%
34 Aug 18-24 792 150 638 5,496 3,809 19.8% 78.5%
35 Aug 25-31 638 88 343 5,584 4,152 21.6% 79.8%
36 Sep 1-7 529 23 422 5,607 422 11.7% 80.1% Coho
non-
selective
37 Sep 8-14 456 10 277 5,617 699 43.7% 80.2%
38 Sep 15-21 777 15 851 5,632 1,550 96.9% 80.5%