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Petersburg Fishing Report


August 16, 2018

Coho Salmon

Coho salmon are now regularly being intercepted in the marine sport fishery. Catch rates have continued to increase as we are entering the time period when our highest marine catch rates historically occur during mid-August. Anglers can expect marine catch rates to continue to improve over the next few weeks. Preliminary data suggests coho catch rates remain below the 5 year average at this point in time and similar to catch rates during 2014.

It is still on the early side for freshwater fishing for coho salmon but anglers may begin to encounter the first few returning coho in l...

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