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Latest state Fish and Wildlife ocean salmon catch figures
797 anglers from June 23-29 caught 135 chinook and 989 hatchery coho for 0.17 for chinook and 1.24 for hatchery coho and 1.41 overall; 2,852 anglers from June 30-July 6 caught 835 chinook and 3,509 hatchery coho for 0.29 for chinook and 1.23 for hatchery coho and 1.52 overall.
Coastal salmon catches skyrocket, and first signs of tuna appear off Ilwaco
"Ilwaco produced the best fishing on the whole coast with a 1.6 fish per person average," said Wendy Beeghly, a state Fish and Wildlife biologist.
Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters off Washington coast
Coast Guard crews have rescued two recreational boaters after their 70-foot vessel caught fire near Destruction Island off the Washington coast.
The News Tribune
Fishing report for July 4
The salmon fishing remains very good, with the average catch last week at 1.41 fish per person.
Salmon fishing off coast is a top spot | Fishing report
There is a lot happening on the fishing front, and the ocean salmon fishing season remains the top choice with hot fishing off Ilwaco and Westport in recent days.
Summer salmon fishing season could be among best in recent history
The rumblings about the upcoming summer salmon fisheries started way back in winter before any fishing lines or nets had even hit the water.