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Entries from October 2013

Week 43 South Sound Chum Test Fishery Update

October 24th, 2013 by Joseph Peters · Comments Off on Week 43 South Sound Chum Test Fishery Update

Just a quick summary on the WK43 test fishery info: South Sound chum test fishing at Apple Cove Point improved this week. Yesterdays test fishery caught a total of 3,456 chum in five sets (plus 51 coho and 15 immature Chinook). Heavy fog all day prevented them from completing the usual six sets. Tides were […]

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Tags: Salmon

Week 42-Apple Tree Cove Chum Test Fishery Update

October 22nd, 2013 by Joseph Peters · Comments Off on Week 42-Apple Tree Cove Chum Test Fishery Update

During the chum salmon season Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission (NWIFC) conducts the Apple Tree Cove Chum test fishery in Area 10 (Near Kingston, Washington), weekly for four weeks. This test fishery has been on going for over 30 years. In this test fishery the catches are used to update the inseason Puget Sound Fall Chum […]

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Tags: Salmon