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Current report

2013 PFMC Ocean Sport Quota Report
Through October 7 - 13, 2013
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 is now closed.  The fishery operated under a coastwide quota of 8,000 marked Chinook.  A total of 8,358 anglers participated in the fishery, and 2,798 Chinook were landed (35% of the quota).  


Mark-Selective Chinook Fishery Data

June Chinook Quota: 8,000

COASTWIDE OCEAN TOTALS (including Oregon)
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Cumulative
Chinook
Percent of
Chinook Quota
19 May 10-11 629 72 72 0.9%
20 May 17-18 347 64 136 1.7%
21 CLOSED
22 CLOSED
23 Jun 8-9 762 208 344 4.3%
24 Jun 10-16 3,511 1,272 1,615 20.2%
25 Jun 17-23 2,648 1,082 2,697 33.7%
26 Jun 24-28 460 101 2,798 35.0%

COLUMBIA RIVER AREA

Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Cumulative
Chinook
23 Jun 8-9 79 28 28
24 Jun 10-16 638 399 427
25 Jun 17-21 391 207 634

WESTPORT AREA
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Cumulative
Chinook
23 Jun 8-9 684 179 179
24 Jun 10-16 2,873 873 1,052
25 Jun 17-22 1,825 646 1,699

LA PUSH AREA
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Cumulative
Chinook
19 May 10-11 143 4 4
20 May 17-18 4 0 4
25 Jun 22-23 63 29 33
26 Jun 24-28 45 6 39

NEAH BAY AREA
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Cumulative
Chinook
19 May 10-11 486 68 68
20 May 17-18 343 64 132
25 Jun 22-23 369 199 331
26 Jun 24-28 415 95 426

 


All-species salmon fishery
The Columbia Ocean Area opened for all salmon species on June 22; the Westport Area opened for all salmon species on June 23.  The La Push and Neah Bay Areas opened for all salmon species on June 29.  All coho area sub-quotas were revised on August 28 following a transfer of coho from the non-Treaty troll fishery to the sport fishery.  The Westport area Chinook guideline was revised on August 28 following a transfer of Chinook to the non-Treaty troll fishery.  Catch details for each of the areas are described below.

In-season Management Actions:
July 15 Effective Friday, July 19, the Westport area was open to recreational salmon fishing 7 days per week.
August 1 Effective Sunday, August 4, Westport area daily bag limit modified to 2 salmon.
August 8 Effective Saturday, August 10, La Push and Neah Bay area daily bag limit modified to 2 salmon, only one of which may be chinook, plus 2 additional pink.
August 22 Effective Friday, August 23, daily bag limit modified to 2 salmon in the Columbia River Area, the La Push Area, and the Neah Bay Area.
August 28 An impact-neutral transfer of 3,200 chinook to the non-Treaty troll fishery was approved; the Westport area guideline was reduced by 3,200 chinook and the non-Treaty troll fishery quota was increased by 2,000 chinook.
 

An impact-neutral transfer of 4,000 coho to the recreational fishery from the non-Treaty troll fishery was approved.  The coho were split between areas as follows:

Columbia River ocean area - 1,000 coho
Westport area - 1,480 coho
La Push area - 1,100 coho
Neah Bay area - 420 coho

  Effective Sunday, September 1, retention of unmarked coho is allowed in the Columbia River ocean area. The bag limit remains 2 salmon.
  Effective Friday, September 6, retention of unmarked coho is allowed in the Westport area. The bag limit remains 2 salmon.

 

COASTWIDE OCEAN TOTALS Choho quota: 78,760 b/
Chinook guideline: 36,800 c/
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
Pink
Catch
25 Jun 22-23 1,662 929 982 929 982 1.3% 2.3% 0
26 Jun 24-30 4,273 1,363 3,082 2,292 4,063 5.4% 5.7% 28
27 Jul 1-7 4,971 2,096 2,287 4,388 6,350 8.5% 11.0% 495
28 Jul 8-14 5,176 2,159 2,665 6,547 9,015 12.1% 16.4% 1,544
29 Jul 15-21 6,314 1,999 3,288 8,546 12,303 16.5% 21.4% 1,720
30 Jul 22-28 6,025 2,837 3,479 11,332 15,717 21.0% 28.3% 1,323
31 Jul 29-Aug 4 9,818 4,993 6,171 16,325 21,888 29.3% 40.8% 1,027
32 Aug 5-11 9,023 3,705 6,401 20,030 28,289 37.8% 50.1% 548
33 Aug 12-18 9,292 2,991 7,133 23,029 35,422 47.4% 57.6% 457
34 Aug 19-25 7,401 1,537 4,256 24,566 39,678 53.1% 61.4% 459
35 Aug 26-Sep 1 5,400 1,500 3,706 26,066 43,384 55.1% 70.8% 232
36 Sep 2-8 4,099 1,271 3,174 27,337 46,558 59.1% 74.3% 19
37 Sep 9-15 3,498 551 3,025 27,878 49,562 62.9% 75.8% 0
38 Sep 16-22 673 77 411 27,955 49,972 63.4% 76.0% 0
39 Sep 23-29 180 23 87 27,977 50,059 63.6% 76.0% 0
40 Sep 30-Oct 6 203 117 18 28,094 50,077 63.6% 76.3% 0 41 Oct 7-13 33 2 0 28,096 50,077 63.6% 76.3% 1
b/ Preseason coho quotas were increased following a transfer from the non-Treaty troll fishery on August 28 as described in the In-season Management Actions above.
c/ Preseason Chinook guideline and coastwide quota were decreased following a transfer to the non-Treaty troll fishery on August 28 as described in the In-season Management Actions above.

 

Columbia Ocean Area (including Oregon)
The Columbia Ocean area fishery is now closed. A total of 7,888 Chinook (80% of the area guideline) were landed during this fishery. A total of 18,788 coho were landed during the mark-selective portion of the fishery, and another 1,750 coho were landed during the non-selective portion of the fishery (18% of the area non-selective sub-quota).

COLUMBIA OCEAN AREA (including Oregon) Coho quota: 38,380 b/
Chinook guideline: 9,900
Non-selective quote: 9,785
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
Pink
Catch
25 Jun 22-23 968 715 809 715 809 2.2% 7.2% 0
26 Jun 24-30 2,364 683 2,607 1,398 3,415 9.1% 14.1% 0
27 Jul 1-7 1,626 662 1,013 2,060 4,428 11.8% 20.8% 0
28 Jul 8-14 1,237 235 824 2,295 5,252 14.1% 23.2% 0
29 Jul 15-21 1,669 297 1,252 2,592 6,504 17.4% 26.2% 0
30 Jul 22-28 1,854 467 1,927 3,059 8,432 22.6% 30.9% 0
31 Jul 29-Aug 4 3,673 1,161 2,635 4,220 11,066 29.6% 42.6% 0
32 Aug 5-11 3,962 1,322 2,859 5,541 13,925 37.3% 56.0% 1
33 Aug 12-18 3,950 791 3,192 6,340 17,117 45.8% 64.0% 1
34 Aug 19-25 3,487 489 1,307 6,829 18,424 49.3% 69.0% 0
35 Sep 1 710 144 208 7,288 208 N/A 73.6% 0
36 Sep 2-8 1,512 422 733 7,710 941 N/A 77.9% 0
37 Sep 9-15 1,216 167 688 7,867 1,630 16.7% 79.5% 0
38 Sep 16-22 236 13 81 7,880 1,711 17.5% 79.6% 0
39 Sep 23-29 124 8 39 7,888 1,750 17.9% 79.7% 0
40 Sep 30 0 0 0 7,888 1,750 17.9% 79.7% 0
b/ Preseason coho quotas were increased following a transfer from the non-Treaty troll fishery on August 28 as described in the In-season Management Actions above.

 

Westport
The Westport area fishery is now closed. A total of 11,677 Chinook (58% of the area guideline) were landed during this fishery. A total of 16,440 coho were landed during the mark-selective portion of the fishery, and another 3,802 coho were landed during the non-selective portion of the fishery (60% of the area non-selective sub-quota).

WESTPORT AREA Choho quota: 29,140
Chinook guideline: 20,300
Non-selective quote: 6,350
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
Pink
Catch
Coho MSF
25 Jun 23 694 215 173 215 173 0.6% 0.9% 0
26 Jun 24-30 899 274 202 489 375 1.4% 2.1% 0
27 Jul 1-7 1,102 464 209 953 584 2.1% 4.1% 2
28 Jul 8-14 1,461 586 721 1,539 1,305 4.7% 6.5% 12
29 Jul 15-21 2,663 830 1,261 2,369 2,565 9.3% 10.1% 322
30 Jul 22-28 2,406 1,541 910 3,910 3,475 12.6% 16.6% 308
31 Jul 29-Aug 4 4,194 2,466 2,414 6,376 5,889 21.3% 27.1% 244
32 Aug 5-11 3,438 1,550 2,519 7,926 8,408 30.4% 33.7% 109
33 Aug 12-18 3,876 1,637 2,823 9,564 11,231 40.6% 40.7% 4
34 Aug 19-25 2,607 564 1,937 10,128 13,168 47.6% 43.1% 4
35 Aug 26-Sep 1 2,435 815 2,420 10,943 15,588 53.5% 53.9% 3
36 Sep 2-5 875 326 851 11,269 16,440 56.4% 55.5% 0
Sep 6-8 1,196 353 1,244 11,622 1,244 N/A 57.3% 0 Coho non-selective
37 Sep 9-15 2,051 341 2,184 11,609 3,428 54.0% 57.2% 0
38 Sep 16-22 385 54 326 11,663 3,754 59.1% 57.5% 0
39 Sep 23-29 55 14 48 11,677 3,802 59.9% 57.5% 0
40 Sep 30 0 0 0 11,677 3,802 59.9% 57.5% 0

 

La Push
The La Push area reopened on September 28, operating under a quota of 50 coho and a guideline of 50 Chinook and closed as scheduled on October 13. A total of 33 anglers participated in the all-species salmon fishery during the week ending October 14, landing 2 Chinook and no coho. No pink were landed. Through Sunday, October 13, 18 coho (1% of the late-fishery area sub-quota) and 119 Chinook (137% over the late-fishery area guideline) have been landed.

LA PUSH

Choho quota: 2,990 a/ b/
Chinook guideline: 1,650 a/

Late Season:
50 Coho
50 Chinook

Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
Pink
Catch
26 Jun 29-30 123 64 55 64 55 2.9% 3.9% 3
27 Jul 1-7 315 187 135 251 190 10.1% 15.2% 41
28 Jul 8-14 236 113 86 364 276 14.6% 22.0% 66
29 Jul 15-21 225 131 131 494 408 21.6% 29.9% 78
30 Jul 22-28 194 263 87 758 495 26.2% 45.9% 49
31 Jul 29-Aug 4 560 400 434 1,157 929 49.1% 70.1% 84
32 Aug 5-11 412 318 298 1,475 1,227 64.9% 89.4% 86
33 Aug 12-18 436 174 348 1,649 1,576 83.4% 99.9% 76
34 Aug 19-25 533 287 576 1,936 2,152 113.9% 117.3% 154
35 Aug 26-Sep 1 320 109 358 2,045 2,510 83.9% 123.9% 8
36 Sep 2-8 236 105 182 2,150 2,692 90.0% 130.3% 1
37 Sep 9-15 130 38 83 2,187 2,775 92.8% 132.6% 0
38 Sep 16-22 49 10 3 2,197 2,778 92.9% 133.2% 0
Late-Season Fishery
39 Sep 28-29 1 0 0 0 0 0.0% 0.0% 0
40 Sep 30-Oct 6 203 117 18 117 18 0.6% 233.1% 0
41 Oct 7-13 33 2 0 119 18 0.6% 237.4% 1
a/ Sub-quotas of 1,890 coho and 1,650 chinook are in effect in Area 3 for the time period June 29 - September 22. Effective September 28, the fishery reopens through October 13, or until attainment of the total areaquota of 1,940 coho or 1,700 chinook.  Area restrictions in effect.
b/ Preseason coho quotas were increased following a transfer from the non-Treaty troll fishery on August 28 as described in the In-season Management Actions above.

 

Neah Bay
The Neah Bay area fishery is now closed. Through Sunday, September 22, a cumulative total of 5,861 Chinook (20% over the area guideline) and 6,500 coho (79% of the revised area sub-quota) were landed.

NEAH BAY Choho quota: 8,200 b/
Chinook guideline: 4,900
Stat
Week
Dates Number
of Anglers
Number
of Chinook
Number
of Coho
Cumulative
Chinook
Cumulative
Coho
Percent of
Coho Quota
Percent of
Chinook Guideline
Pink
Catch
26 Jun 29-30 887 342 218 342 218 2.8% 7.0% 25
27 Jul 1-7 1,928 782 930 1,124 1,148 14.8% 22.9% 452
28 Jul 8-14 2,241 1,225 1,034 2,349 2,182 28.0% 47.9% 1,466
29 Jul 15-21 1,758 742 644 3,092 2,825 36.3% 63.1% 1,320
30 Jul 22-28 1,572 565 556 3,605 3,316 42.6% 73.6% 966
31 Jul 29-Aug 4 1,390 966 688 4,572 4,004 51.5% 93.3% 699
32 Aug 5-11 1,211 515 725 5,087 4,729 60.8% 103.8% 352
33 Aug 12-18 1,031 389 769 5,476 5,498 70.7% 111.8% 376
34 Aug 19-25 774 197 435 5,673 5,934 76.3% 115.8% 301
35 Aug 26-Sep 1 606 117 333 5,790 6,267 76.4% 118.2% 221
36 Sep 2-8 280 66 163 5,855 6,430 78.4% 119.5% 18
37 Sep 9-15 101 6 70 5,861 6,500 79.3% 119.6% 0
38 Sep 16-22 4 0 0 5,861 6,500 79.3% 119.6% 0
b/ Preseason coho quotas were increased following a transfer from the non-Treaty troll fishery on August 28 as described in the In-season Management Actions above.