2014 week-46 South Sound chum Apple Cove Point purse-seine test fishery results (11/12/2014)

Week 46 was the final week of test fishing for South Sound fall chum at Apple Cove Point. We caught 778 chum (plus 2 coho and 4 immature Chinook in 6 sets):

Set 1: 149 chum (and 2 Chinook)
Set 2: 46 chum
Set 3: 168 chum
Set 4: 165 chum (plus 1 coho and 1 Chinook)
Set 5: 126 chum
Set 6: 124 chum (plus 1 coho and 1 Chinook)

The age distribution and sex ratio of the sample:

Week #46
Ages Male Female Total
3 15.6% 9.2% 24.8%
4 34.4% 36.7% 71.1%
5 1.8% 1.8% 3.6%
6 0.0% 0.5% 0.5%
Sex Ratio 52.2% 47.7%
Avg Length (cm) 71.1 68.3

Questions can be directed to Bill Patton at the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission  <wpatton@nwifc.org>  (360) 528-4383.