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Entries from November 2013

Week 46 South Sound Fall Chum Test Fishery at Apple Cove

November 19th, 2013 by Joseph Peters · Comments Off on Week 46 South Sound Fall Chum Test Fishery at Apple Cove

Thursday November 14th, 2013 was the final day of test fishing for South Sound fall chum at Apple Cove Point. They got a bit of a late start after some mechanical problems with the skiff, but eventually managed to get in 5 sets.¬†Catches were low, as might be expected for week 46. They caught 143 […]

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Week 45 Apple Tree Cove Test Fishery Update

November 7th, 2013 by Joseph Peters · Comments Off on Week 45 Apple Tree Cove Test Fishery Update

The week-45 South Sound chum test fishery at Apple Cove Point provided decent catches yesterday but nothing spectacular. They caught at total of 902 chum (plus 10 coho and 2 immature Chinook) in six sets which compares pretty well with historic week-45 catches. The tides were not ideal, ebbing during all but the first set. […]

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Tags: Salmon