Additional Resources

If you would like to see additional resources incorporated at this site, please contact Galen Johnson (gjohnson@nwifc.org).

Reference Documents

Puget Sound Salmon Management Periods and Their Derivations. 1990. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Puget Sound Treaty Indian Tribes, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, Olympia, WA. 19 p.

Management Week Definitions (1998-2022).  This file defines management weeks by year, month, start and end by calendar date, and by Julian date.  Source: AHB, WDFW.

Statistical Week Definitions (1982-2024).  This file defines statistical weeks by year, month, start and end by calendar date, and by Julian date.  Source: AHB, WDFW.

Future Brood Document2019. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Puget Sound Treaty Indian Tribes, Columbia River Treaty Indian Tribes, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Olympia, WA. 1133 p.  More information at: https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/management/hatcheries/future-brood

 

Salmon Recreational Catch Estimates

Summary Reports: Overall Chinook MSF

Summary of Recreational Mark-Selective Fisheries for Chinook Conducted in WDFW Marine Catch Areas 01-13 during the Years 2003-2017 (revised). 2018. Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, Olympia, WA. 106 p.

Post-Season Reports: Chinook MSF monitored w/Intensive Sampling
[Found at https://wdfw.wa.gov/publications – select Category – Selective Fishing.  Note: These reports are available for multiple areas but split by Summer versus Winter.  In years prior to 2010, reports were by each individual marine area and each season. ]

2019 Summer Mark-Selective Recreational Chinook Fisheries In Marine Areas 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13: Post-Season Report. 2020. Revised Draft Report: January 23, 2020. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Olympia, Washington. 113 pp.

2019-20 Winter Mark-Selective  Recreational Chinook Fisheries In Marine Areas 5, 6, 7, 8-1, 8-2, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13: Post-Season Report. 2020. Revised Draft Report: November 23, 2020. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Olympia, Washington. 113 pp.

Post-Season Report: Chinook MSF monitored w/Baseline Sampling

Total Encounters and Mortality Estimates for Puget Sound Recreational Chinook Mark-Selective Fisheries Monitored using Baseline Sampling: 2017-2018. 2020.  Draft Report: January 12, 2020. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Olympia, Washington.

Total Encounters and Mortality Estimates for Puget Sound Recreational Chinook Mark-Selective Fisheries Monitored using Baseline Sampling: 2014-2017.  2019.  Draft Report: March 28, 2019. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Olympia, Washington.

Compilation CRC data file with sampling estimation substitutions for Chinook MSF in Puget Sound:

WDFW Catch Record Card (CRC) Database in MS Excel file

Estimation Methodology: Catch Record Card

Marine Salmon Sport Harvest Estimation Using Catch Record Cards. 2015. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, WA. 7 pg.

Estimation Methodology: Baseline Sampling

Estimating Total Chinook Encounters using Catch Record Card-Based Estimates of Harvest. 2013. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, Olympia, WA. 43 p.

Estimation Methodology: Intensive Sampling (3 designs = Full Murthy, Reduced Murthy, Aerial Access)

Methods Report: Monitoring Mark-Selective Recreational Chinook Fisheries In the Marine Catch Areas of Puget Sound (Areas 5 thru 13). 2012. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Fish Program, Olympia, WA. 86 p. http://wdfw.wa.gov/publications/01357/

Puget Sound Chinook Mark-Selective Fishery Sampling Methods. 2013.  Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.  Olympia, Washington. 4 pp.  http://wdfw.wa.gov/publications/01580/

Assessment of Two Methods for Estimating Total Chinook Salmon Encounters in Puget Sound/Strait of Juan de Fuca Mark-Selective Chinook Fisheries. 2008. Northwest Fishery Resource Bulletin, Manuscript Series Report No. 2. Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, WA. 77 p.

Estimating the Harvest of Salmon by the Marine Sport Fishery in Puget Sound: Evaluation and Recommendations. 1993. Northwest Fishery Resource Bulletin, Manuscript Series Report No. 1. Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, WA. 94 p.

 

Incidental Mortality References
Note: See additional references under Workshops – Fishery-Related Incidental Mortality (FRIM) Workshop – Nov 2019

Salmon Technical Team (STT) Recommendations for Hooking Mortality Rates in 2000 Recreational Ocean Chinook and Coho Fisheries. 2000. STT Report B.2. (Final), March 2000 Meeting, Pacific Fishery Management Council, Portland, OR. 18 p.

A Review of Recent Studies of Hooking Mortality for Chinook and Coho Salmon with Recommendations for Fishery Management and Future Research. 1993. Washington Department of Fisheries, Puget Sound Treaty Indian Tribes, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, Olympia, WA. 36 p.

 

Analysis and Software Resources

Translations of Microsoft Excel functions to R functions
Instructions for conducting Regression in major statistical software packages