Salmon News

Salmon News

7-28-16

Fresh Troll King

Alaskan Troll Kings- This season is closed until Mid-August.  The first summer opening produced 62% of the Summer Quota.

 The Northern Canadian Troll season is going and it looks like it will continue through the end of the month.  Very little fresh comes out of this fishery.

North of Cape Falcon- The current opener ends today. The fishery will by open in August for the following dates. August 1-7 and August 15-30. A meeting is taking place Friday 7-29-16 to review the Vessel Catch limits. (ODFW tells me the limits will likely be raised.) Current limits are 125 fish pre vessel south of the Queets River and 150 fish per opener north of the Queets River.

Cape Falcon to Humbug Mountain will be open July 8th -31st. Openers for August are August 8-12 and August 18-24th with no vessel limits. Also September 1-30 with a 45 fish per week vessel limit.

Fresh Net King

The fall Columbia River run will get going in Mid-August. Canada will open in Nootka Sound on the 10th of August and Barkley Sound on the 28th. Booth are expected to produce good volumes.

Fresh Sockeye

Sockeye is winding down fast.

Fresh Chum Salmon

Canada is just starting to produce a few Chums. This should ramp up over the next week. Prices to be determined.

Fresh Coho

Coho is becoming the fish of choice now that sockeye is winding down. Prices are all over the placed.                                                                                            

Frozen Troll Kings

Fishing has been a bit slow so far.  These are very early. More information will be available over the next week.