The ocean summer salmon fishery keeps on rolling, and the only issue holding it back is bad weather which hasn’t been an issue for more than a week now.
“At Ilwaco the chinook fishing slowed down and the coho bite picked up,” said Wendy Beeghly, a state Fish and Wildlife biologist. “We saw a 0.14 chinook per person average, and a 1.26 coho per person average, which overall is 1.4, which is pretty good fishing.”
Just up the coast at Westport, anglers averaged 0.44 on chinook and 0.94 on hatchery coho along with quote a few pink salmon.
“It was fishable at Westport, and there was great days on the water but no days where it wasn’t fishable,” Beeghly said.
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