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2017 PFMC Ocean Sport Quota Report
Through September 4
Reports updated Wednesday or Thursday as data becomes available

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

Three of the four management areas between the U.S.-Canada border and Cape Falcon, OR opened for salmon fishing on June 24; the Westport area opened on July 1. The Columbia Ocean Area and the Westport Area closed to salmon fishing on Tuesday, August 22. The La Push and Neah Bay areas closed to salmon fishing as scheduled on Monday, September 4. Catch details for each of the areas are described below.

In-season Management Actions:
July 19 Effective Saturday, July 22, the recreational bag limit in the Westport area is 2 salmon.
August 10 Effective Aug 10, transfer 2,600 coho from the commercial troll fishery quota to the recreational Area 2 coho quota. The revised Area 2 recreational coho quota is 18,140.
August 17
  • Effective Aug 17, transfer 500 coho from the commercial troll fishery quota to the recreational Area 1 coho quota. 
  •  Effective Aug 17, transfer 1,027 coho from the recreational Area 2 coho quota to the recreational Area 1 coho quota. 
  •  Effective Aug 17, transfer 400 coho from the recreational Area 4 coho quota to the recreational Area 3 coho quota. 

Revised sub-area coho quotas are:

Columbia River Area - 22,527
Westport Area - 17,113
La Push Area - 1,490
Neah Bay Area - 3,970

Effective 11:59 PM Tuesday, August 22, the Columbia River area and the Westport area are closed to recreational salmon fishing.

COASTWIDE OCEAN TOTALS Coho quota: 45,100
Chinook quota: 45,000
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of Total
Coho
Quota
Percent of Total
Chinook Quota
Number
of Pink
26 Jun 24-25 942 603 91 603 91 0.2% 1.3% 1
27 Jun 26-Jul 2 4,624 2,517 256 3,121 347 0.8% 6.9% 11
28 Jul 3-9 6,445 2,843 712 5,964 1,059 2.3% 13.3% 65
29 Jul 10-16 6,351 3,010 2,835 8,974 3,894 8.6% 19.9% 71
30 Jul 17-23 7,094 2,452 5,198 11,426 9,092 20.2% 25.4% 99
31 Jul 24-30 8,556 2,763 7,258 14,189 16,350 36.3% 31.5% 162
32 Jul 31-Aug 6 10,162 2,027 8,037 16,216 24,387 54.1% 36.0% 200
33 Aug 7-13 12,570 2,870 9,924 19,086 34,312 76.1% 42.4% 33
34 Aug 14-20 9,922 2,292 5,723 21,378 40,035 88.8% 47.5% 53
35 Aug 21-27 2,247 403 1,324 21,781 41,359 91.7% 48.4% 25
36 Aug 28-Sep 3 746 81 831 21,861 42,190 93.5% 48.6% 7
37 4-Sep 96 10 118 21,871 42,308 93.8% 48.6% 0

 

Columbia Ocean Area (including Oregon)
Through the August 22 closure date, a total of 7,502 Chinook (57% of the area guideline) and 21,287 coho (95% of the revised area sub-quota) were landed in the Columbia Ocean Area.

COLUMBIA OCEAN AREA
(including Oregon)
Coho quota: 22,527
Chinook guideline: 13,200
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
Number
of Pink
26 Jun 24-25 473 353 36 353 36 0.2% 2.7% 0
27 Jun 26-Jul 2 1,821 1,088 105 1,441 141 0.6% 10.9% 0
28 Jul 3-9 2,029 818 200 2,260 341 1.5% 17.1% 0
29 Jul 10-16 2,024 307 1,462 2,567 1,803 8.0% 19.4% 0
30 Jul 17-23 2,735 282 2,536 2,848 4,339 19.3% 21.6% 0
31 Jul 24-30 2,918 504 3,371 3,352 7,710 34.2% 25.4% 0
32 Jul 31-Aug 6 4,715 731 3,302 4,083 11,011 48.9% 30.9% 0
33 Aug 7-13 7,469 1,723 6,393 5,805 17,405 77.3% 44.0% 0
34 Aug 14-20 5,925 1,440 3,589 7,246 20,994 93.2% 54.9% 0
35 Aug 21-27 973 241 310 7,502 21,287 94.5% 56.8% 0

 

Westport
Through the August 22 closure date, a total of 6,601 Chinook (31% of the area guideline) and 15,742 coho (92% of the revised area sub-quota) were landed in the Westport Area.

WESTPORT AREA Coho quota: 17,113
Chinook guideline: 21,400
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
Number
of Pink
27 Jul 1-2 1,743 771 35 771 35 0.2% 3.6% 0
28 Jul 3-9 2,355 498 261 1,269 296 1.7% 5.9% 6
29 Jul 10-16 2,239 284 1,053 1,553 1,350 7.9% 7.3% 25
30 Jul 17-23 2,587 987 2,054 2,540 3,404 19.9% 11.9% 5
31 Jul 24-30 4,279 1,703 3,253 4,243 6,657 38.9% 19.8% 0
32 Jul 31-Aug 6 4,444 789 4,114 5,032 10,771 62.9% 23.5% 9
33 Aug 7-13 4,339 796 2,995 5,828 13,766 80.4% 27.2% 0
34 Aug 14-20 3,359 717 1,562 6,545 15,328 89.6% 30.6% 0
35 Aug 21-27 639 56 413 6,601 15,742 92.0% 30.8% 0

 

La Push
A total of 348 anglers participated in the all-species salmon fishery August 28 September 4, landing 37 Chinook and 422 coho. Through the September 4 closure date, a cumulative total of 482 Chinook (19% of the area guideline) and 1,749 coho (17% over the revised area sub-quota) were landed.

LA PUSH Coho quota: 1,490
Chinook guideline: 2,500
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook
Guideline
Number
of Pink
26 Jun 24-25 82 7 13 7 13 0.9% 0.3% 0
27 Jun 26-Jul 2 67 28 6 35 19 1.3% 1.4% 2
28 Jul 3-9 86 54 6 89 25 1.7% 3.6% 3
29 Jul 10-16 89 67 28 156 53 3.6% 6.3% 0
30 Jul 17-23 75 28 39 184 92 6.2% 7.4% 0
31 Jul 24-30 148 32 80 216 172 11.5% 8.6% 0
32 Jul 31-Aug 6 226 43 223 259 394 26.5% 10.4% 2
33 Aug 7-13 287 78 369 337 763 51.2% 13.5% 3
34 Aug 14-20 213 51 244 388 1,007 67.6% 15.5% 0
35 Aug 21-27 279 57 319 445 1,326 89.0% 17.8% 1
36 Aug 28-Sep 3 291 34 346 479 1,673 112.3% 19.2% 0
37 4-Sep 57 3 76 482 1,749 117.4% 19.3% 0

 

Neah Bay
A total of 494 anglers participated in the all-species salmon fishery August 28 September 4, landing 54Chinook and 527 coho. Through the September 4 closure date, a cumulative total of 7,287 Chinook (92% of the area guideline) and 3,530 coho (89% of the revised area sub-quota) were landed.

NEAH BAY * Coho quota: 3,970
Chinook guideline: 7,900
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook
Guideline
Number
of Pink
26 Jun 24-25 386 244 42 244 42 1.1% 3.1% 1
27 Jun 26-Jul 2 992 630 110 874 152 3.8% 11.1% 9
28 Jul 3-9 1,975 1,472 245 2,346 397 10.0% 29.7% 56
29 Jul 10-16 1,999 2,352 291 4,698 688 17.3% 59.5% 46
30 Jul 17-23 1,698 1,156 570 5,854 1,258 31.7% 74.1% 94
31 Jul 24-30 1,211 524 554 6,378 1,812 45.6% 80.7% 162
32 Jul 31-Aug 6 778 465 398 6,843 2,210 55.7% 86.6% 189
33 Aug 7-13 476 273 167 7,116 2,378 59.9% 90.1% 30
34 Aug 14-20 401 69 343 7,184 2,721 68.5% 90.9% 53
35 Aug 21-27 356 48 282 7,233 3,003 75.7% 91.6% 24
36 Aug 28-Sep 3 455 47 485 7,280 3,488 87.9% 92.2% 7
37 4-Sep 39 7 42 7,287 3,530 88.9% 92.2% 0
* Neah Bay effort and catch during weeks 36 and 37 include Area 4 effort and catch landed in Sekiu.