• Headlines

    • Columbia, Hanford, Yakima Salmon Fishing Reports (10-1-14)

      October 01, 2014

      Harvest and effort continues to increase in the Hanford Reach fall Chinook fishery.

    • Umpqua Coho Quota Caught (Say That 5 Times Fast)

      September 30, 2014

      Boat and bank anglers have had a good season thanks to a strong early run to the Ump, but this year's cutoff point is also 1,000 fish less than 2013's because fewer wild coho are expected back.

    • Eastside Sockeye Catches Set New High Marks

      September 30, 2014

      It also illustrates how the fishery has blown up in just the past 10 years as habitat and hatchery work on the BC side of the Okanogan as well as ocean conditions have really helped the salmon out. In 2004 and 2005, when summer Chinook were, er, kings of the fishery, a mere 112 and 187 sockeye were kept, respectively.

    • Comment Period Extended On Puget Sound Hatchery Plans

      September 29, 2014

      Originally, the deadline to submit comments on the state's and tribes' draft environmental impact statements for clipped Chinook as well as steelhead, coho and other programs was Oct. 23, but it's been moved back to Nov. 24, the National Marine Fisheries Service announced late last week.

    • Falcons vs. Coho

      September 29, 2014

      As for that aforementioned coho victory, today Bell's wearing a falcon-talon-like pair of scratches in the back of his skull.



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