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Fishing report: Action at trout lakes improves

Here are some highlights from the fishing report that will appear in Satuday’s Sports section.


Carbon: The coho action remains pretty good, with most people bringing home a fish. Bobber and eggs are effective when the water is clear and corkies and yarn in rocket red are another good option.

Chehalis: The river has been producing some large chinook salmon, just not a lot of fish. Fishing with eggs under a bobber has been effective. Anglers also are picking quite a few coho and some steelhead.

Green: After fishing well mid week, the river has been slow late in

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Coho limit for waters off Westport will increase Thursday to two a day

Starting Thursday, anglers fishing for salmon in ocean waters off Westport will be able to keep up to two coho salmon per day under a new rule approved by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife.

The new rule brings the coho limit for Marine Area 2 – previously set at one per day – up to the same number in effect in the three other ocean areas.

Anglers can also count up to two chinook toward the overall two-salmon limit in those areas.

As before, anglers will be allowed to retain both hatchery and wild coho off

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State will allow ocean salmon anglers to keep hatchery and wild coho

Anglers will be allowed to retain both hatchery and wild coho salmon beginning Saturday in ocean waters off Westport (Marine Area 2) and beginning Mondayoff Ilwaco (Marine Area 1).

In addition, anglers fishing off Westport will be allowed to retain only one coho as part of their two-salmon daily limit beginning Saturday, while the coho catch limit in Ilwaco will remain two fish.

Those changes do not affect ocean salmon fisheries off LaPush (Marine Area 3) and Neah Bay (Marine Area 4), where anglers can continue to retain hatchery coho but must release wild coho, Pat Pattillo, salmon policy

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Fishing report: Hot salmon fishing at Sekiu

Here are some early reports as I work on the fishing report for Wednesday’s newspaper:


Hood Canal: A few chinook are being caught, but the action is far from hot and heavy, Adams said.

Sekiu: The salmon fishing has been very good, with anglers catching mostly chinook but also a fair number of coho. There were 281 anglers checked by the state at Sekiu docks Saturday and their catch included 111 chinook and 66 coho.


Merwin: The lake is fishing well for tiger muskies. The fish are holding amid the growing weed beds and among fallen trees along

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