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Recreational Monitoring ended Sunday, September 17, 2017

  • Minimum size 12". 
  • Daily limit 6 (combined). 
  • Up to 3 adults may be retained. 
  • Release wild CHINOOK.
  • Anglers may fish with two poles with Two-Pole Endorsement

August 1 - September 30:  North River Area Closure -

  • Closed to salmon angling in waters north of a line from Toke Point channel marker 3 easterly through Willapa Harbor channel marker 13 (green) northeasterly to the power transmission pole located at 46° 43.19N, 123° 50.83W
  • Anglers may fish with two poles with Two-Pole Endorsement.
2017 Willapa Bay Marine Area 2.1 Salmon Fishery Monitoring
Only adults included in totals below (No jacks included)
Stat Week Dates Number of
Interviews
Number of
Anglers Sampled
Number of
Chinook Retained

Number of
Unmarked Chinook Retained (Illegal)

Number of
Coho Retained
Number of
Unmarked Chinook
Released
31 July 30 - Aug. 5 99 222 100 0 0 16
32 Aug 6 - 12 107 248 18 0 9 8
33 Aug 13 - 19 108 245 54 0 11 13
34 Aug 20 - 26 166 399 99 3 10 32
35 Aug 27 - Sept 2 156 361 108 0 19 47
36 Sept 3 - 9 189 455 72 0 10 29
37 Sept 10 - 16 67 144 29 0 27 7
38 Sept 17 - 23 14 23 2 1 4 1
Total 906 2,097 482 4 90 153