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2018 PFMC Ocean Sport Quota Report
Through August 27 - September 3
Reports updated Wednesday or Thursday as data becomes available

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

All-species salmon fishery

Three of the four management areas between the U.S.-Canada border and Cape Falcon, OR opened for salmon fishing on June 23; the Westport area opened on July 1.  All ocean area are now closed to recreational salmon fishing for the remainder of 2018.

In-season Management Actions:
July 12 Effective 12:01AM Saturday, July 14, the bag limit in the Neah Bay area is modified to 2 salmon.
July 24 - Transferred 1,000 coho from the NOF troll fishery to the Neah Bay area recreational fishery.
- The resulting Neah Bay area recreational quota is 5,370 coho.
August 8 - Transferred 2,400 coho from the NOF troll fishery to the Columbia River area recreational fishery.
- Transferred 600 coho from the Westport Area recreational fishery to the Columbia River area recreational fishery.
- The resulting Columbia River area recreational quota is 24,000 coho.
- Any unused coho remaining from transfer will be reverted to their original fishery proportionally.
- The Columbia River area and Neah Bay area recreational fisheries were closed effective 11:59 PM Sunday, August 12.
August 23 - Transferred 2,400 coho from Columbia River area quota back to the NOF troll fishery.
- Transferred 600 coho from Columbia River area quota back to the Westport area sport fishery.
- Transferred chinook remaining on Neah Bay area 4 guideline (1,876 chinook) to the NOF troll fishery, and added those chinook to the troll sub-area quota north of the Queets River.
- Effective 12:01AM Friday, August 24, the Westport area is open 7 days per week and the bag limit is modified to 2 salmon.
August 30 - Reopened Columbia River area to salmon fishing September 2 and 3.
- Transferred 2,400 coho from the NOF troll fishery to the Columbia River area recreational fishery.
- The resulting Columbia River area recreational quota is 23,400 coho.

COASTWIDE OCEAN TOTALS Coho quota: 43,000
Chinook quota: 25,624
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
25 Jun 23-24 1,148 552 213 552 213 0.5% 2.0%
26 Jun 25-Jul 1 2,084 604 693 1,156 906 2.2% 4.2%
27 Jul 2-8 4,927 1,016 2,196 2,173 3,102 7.4% 7.9%
28 Jul 9-15 3,842 843 1,606 3,016 4,709 11.2% 11.0%
29 Jul 16-22 4,917 1,300 2,676 4,317 7,386 17.2% 15.7%
30 Jul 23-29 7,281 2,192 4,447 6,509 11,830 27.5% 23.7%
31 Jul 30-Aug 5 10,132 1,492 10,686 8,001 22,521 52.4% 29.1%
32 Aug 6-12 10,624 1,577 9,299 9,574 31,660 73.6% 34.8%
33 Aug 13-19 2,461 296 1,128 9,856 32,879 76.5% 35.8%
34 Aug 20-26 2,738 375 3,558 10,232 36,437 84.7% 39.9%
35 Aug 27-Sep 2 5,026 329 5,093 10,561 41,530 91.5% 41.2%
36 3-Sep 617 42 289 10,602 41,819 92.1% 41.4%

 

Columbia Ocean Area (including Oregon)
This area reopened to recreational salmon fishing on September 2 and 3. A total of 751 anglers participated in the two-day opening, landing 25 Chinook and 104 coho. Through September 3, a total of 2,248 Chinook (28% of the area guideline) and 20,546 coho (88% of the revised area sub-quota) were landed.

COLUMBIA OCEAN AREA
(including Oregon)
Coho quota: 23,400
Chinook guideline: 8,000
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
25 Jun 23-24 675 377 87 377 87 0.4% 4.7%
26 Jun 25-Jul 1 881 190 201 567 288 1.4% 7.1%
27 Jul 2-8 1,650 77 1,034 644 1,322 6.3% 8.1%
28 Jul 9-15 776 90 832 734 2,156 10.3% 9.2%
29 Jul 16-22 1,414 116 1,239 850 3,395 16.2% 10.6%
30 Jul 23-29 3,083 372 2,965 1,222 6,358 30.3% 15.3%
31 Jul 30-Aug 5 6,210 378 7,723 1,600 14,086 67.1% 20.0%
32 Aug 6-12 7,106 641 6,425 2,237 20,351 84.8% 28.0%
33 Aug 13-19 0 0 0 2,223 20,442 87.4% 27.8%
34 Aug 20-26 0 0 0 2,223 20,442 87.4% 27.8%
35 Aug 27-Sep 2 544 15 66 2,238 20,508 87.6% 28.0%
36 Sep 3 207 10 38 2,248 20,546 87.8% 28.1%

 

Westport
A total of 4,463 anglers participated in the all-species salmon fishery August 27 September 3, landing 260 Chinook and 4,952 coho. Through September 3, a total of 4,899 Chinook (37% of the area guideline) and 15,369 coho (99% of the area sub-quota) were landed.

WESTPORT AREA Coho quota: 15,540
Chinook guideline: 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
26 1-Jul 500 212 44 212 44 0.3% 1.6%
27 Jul 2-8 1,810 610 75 822 119 0.8% 6.3%
28 Jul 9-15 1,465 259 142 1,081 262 1.7% 8.3%
29 Jul 16-22 1,760 490 419 1,571 681 4.4% 12.0%
30 Jul 23-29 2,637 980 946 2,551 1,626 10.5% 19.5%
31 Jul 30-Aug 5 2,798 744 2,066 3,295 3,692 23.8% 25.2%
32 Aug 6-12 2,750 781 2,372 4,076 6,064 40.6% 31.1%
33 Aug 13-19 2,171 240 1,054 4,316 7,118 47.6% 32.9%
34 Aug 20-26 2,417 322 3,300 4,639 10,418 67.0% 35.4%
35 Aug 27-Sep 2 4,073 230 4,722 4,869 15,139 97.4% 37.2%
36 3-Sep 390 30 230 4,899 15,369 98.9% 37.4%

 

La Push
A total of 430 anglers participated in the all-species salmon fishery August 27 September 3, landing 86 Chinook and 326 coho. Through September 3, a total of 432 Chinook (29% of the area guideline) and 960 coho (88% of the area sub-quota) were landed.

LA PUSH Coho quota: 1,090
Chinook guideline: 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
25 Jun 23-24 40 14 21 14 21 1.9% 1.0%
26 Jun 25-Jul 1 40 12 4 26 25 2.3% 1.7%
27 Jul 2-8 89 17 13 43 38 3.5% 2.9%
28 Jul 9-15 94 10 20 53 58 5.3% 3.5%
29 Jul 16-22 55 24 15 77 73 6.7% 5.1%
30 Jul 23-29 162 51 47 128 120 11.0% 8.5%
31 Jul 30-Aug 5 174 46 61 174 181 16.7% 11.6%
32 Aug 6-12 226 63 120 237 301 27.6% 15.8%
33 Aug 13-19 290 56 74 293 375 34.4% 19.5%
34 Aug 20-26 321 53 259 346 634 58.1% 23.1%
35 Aug 27-Sep 2 410 84 305 430 939 86.1% 28.6%
36 3-Sep 20 2 21 432 960 88.0% 28.8%

 

Neah Bay
This area closed to recreational salmon fishing on August 12. Through August 12, a total of 3,024 Chinook (100% of the revised area guideline) and 4,944 coho (92% of the revised area sub-quota) were landed.

NEAH BAYa/ Coho quota: 5,370
Chinook guideline: 3,024
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook
Guideline
25 Jun 23-24 433 161 105 161 105 5.3% 3.3%
26 Jun 25-Jul 1 736 191 444 352 549 11.6% 7.2%
27 Jul 2-8 1,378 313 1,074 664 1,623 22.0% 13.6%
28 Jul 9-15 1,508 484 611 1,148 2,234 38.0% 23.4%
29 Jul 16-22 1,688 671 1,003 1,819 3,237 60.2% 37.1%
30 Jul 23-29 1,399 789 489 2,609 3,726 86.3% 53.2%
31 Jul 30-Aug 5 949 323 835 2,932 4,561 96.9% 59.8%
32 Aug 6-12 542 92 383 3,024 4,944 100.0% 61.7%