Monday, May 9, 2016

Why aren't the fishing regulations set?

By this time in the year, the fishing regulations are usually set, and dispersed online, and in stores, for Washington fishermen. This year however, it seems the tribes, and WDFW have been unable to come to a mutual agreement concerning the regulations.

Here's a link to an article which describes the rift between the two parties.

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Tropics success

Vacationing, and could help but put a line in the water. Landed this trigger fish, and my brother landed the others. Cooking 'em up on the grill tonight.

Cant wait for August on the Puyallup!


Sunday, April 24, 2016

2016 salmon forecast

We're only a couple days away from 2016-2017 regulations being released.

Here are the 2016 forecasts for the Puyallup River / South Sound


2015 hatchery 2016 hatchery 2015 wild 2016 wild 2015 total 2016 total
Coho
(Puyallup)
18,949 7,606 21,385 1,576 40,334 9,182
Chum
(south sound)
22,296 334,709 375,000 357,005
Chinook (Puyallup) 5,415 3,708 422 353 5,837 4,061