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Cook Inlet Salmon Fisheries
Salmon Fishery Harvest and Effort Estimates

Sockeye Salmon Harvest
YEARFish Creek
Dip Net
Kasilof River
Gill Net
Kasilof River
Dip Net
Kenai River
Dip Net
199617,2609,50611,197102,821
19973,27717,9979,737114,619
19984,03615,97545,161103,847
19991,08312,83237,176149,504
20006,92514,77423,87798,262
200143617,20137,612150,766
2002017,98046,769180,028
2003015,70643,870223,580
2004025,41748,315262,831
2005026,60943,151295,496
2006028,89756,144127,630
2007014,94343,293291,270
2008023,43254,051234,109
20099,89826,64673,035339,993
201023,70521,92470,774389,552
20115,23626,78049,766537,765
2012015,63873,419526,992
2013014,43985,528347,222
These are estimates of total harvest which includes the sum of harvest reported from returned permits plus estimated harvest from permits that were not returned.
Chinook Salmon Harvest
YEARFish Creek
Dip Net
Kasilof River
Gill Net
Kasilof River
Dip Net
Kenai River
Dip Net
1996374650295
199706535364
19981126134254
19990442127488
20000514134410
20010174138638
20020192106606
20030400571,016
2004016344792
200508716997
20060287551,034
20070343351,509
20080151461,362
200910127341,189
20101213631865
20112167241,243
201201031640
20130461811
These are estimates of total harvest which includes the sum of harvest reported from returned permits plus estimated harvest from permits that were not returned.
Coho Salmon Harvest
YEARFish Creek
Dip Net
Kasilof River
Gill Net
Kasilof River
Dip Net
Kenai River
Dip Net
19962,41403341,932
199763190559
199864907311,011
199917252861,009
200095891,0041,449
20011867661,555
20020121,1971,721
200301075921,332
20040586682,661
200503265382,512
200604201,0572,235
20070684872,111
20080655092,609
2009531651,4412,401
20103,576231,7682,870
2011905479774,745
201201611,1704,008
201301291,6663,169
These are estimates of total harvest which includes the sum of harvest reported from returned permits plus estimated harvest from permits that were not returned.
Pink Salmon Harvest
YEARFish Creek
Dip Net
Kasilof River
Gill Net
Kasilof River
Dip Net
Kenai River
Dip Net
199633181032,404
19975310219619
199880156101,032
199912102641,666
200083178411,457
20012113071,326
20020301,8625,662
2003092861,647
2004063962,103
20050166581,806
200601199211,127
2007023831,939
200803578710,631
200966141,2745,482
20101,721239743,655
2011155236523,914
20120538963,770
2013036833,625
These are estimates of total harvest which includes the sum of harvest reported from returned permits plus estimated harvest from permits that were not returned.
Chum Salmon Harvest
YEARFish Creek
Dip Net
Kasilof River
Gill Net
Kasilof River
Dip Net
Kenai River
Dip Net
1996153117175
1997431958
199829127485
199901052102
2000291034193
20011723155
2002013139551
20030430249
20040090387
200501102321
200606105551
200700136472
2008023143504
20093311173285
20102901279508
2011723144915
2012015147425
201305339701
These are estimates of total harvest which includes the sum of harvest reported from returned permits plus estimated harvest from permits that were not returned.
All Salmon Species Harvest
YEARFish Creek
Dip Net
Kasilof River
Gill Net
Kasilof River
Dip Net
Kenai River
Dip Net
199620,1959,56111,701107,627
19973,39718,1689,900116,219
19984,79516,12846,710106,229
19991,11213,31937,905152,769
20007,99515,32425,890101,771
200145717,39838,847154,439
2002018,22750,073188,568
2003016,22644,835227,824
2004025,64449,513268,774
2005027,03944,465301,132
2006029,59158,353142,577
2007015,35644,334297,301
2008023,70655,536249,215
200910,06026,96375,957349,350
201029,30322,10673,826397,451
20116,37127,02051,562548,583
2012015,96975,649535,236
2013014,62188,233354,727
These are estimates of total harvest which includes the sum of harvest reported from returned permits plus estimated harvest from permits that were not returned.
Household Days Fished
YEARFish Creek
Dip Net
Kasilof River
Gill Net
Kasilof River
Dip Net
Kenai River
Dip Net
19963,7495821,30010,503
19979918151,09111,023
19981,1411,0753,42110,802
19994321,2873,61113,738
20001,0541,2522,62212,354
20011311,0013,38214,722
200201,0254,02014,840
200301,2063,87415,263
200401,2724,43218,513
200501,5064,50020,977
200601,7245,76312,685
200701,5704,62721,908
200801,5345,55220,772
20091,4521,7617,65026,171
20102,8431,8557,58828,342
20111,3791,8466,57132,818
201201,6966,53634,374
2013058,55633,193
These are estimates of total effort which includes the sum of effort reported from returned permits plus estimated effort from permits that were not returned.
Permits Issued and Returned
YEARPermits IssuedPermits ReturnedPercentDid Not Fish
199614,57613,452924,408
199714,91913,756926,248
199815,53513,190855,539
199917,19714,216835,643
200016,10713,582845,745
200116,91514,398853,520
200217,56814,284814,858
200319,11015,726825,355
200421,91017,748824,001
200521,90519,081883,840
200618,56316,532894,695
200723,04620,312884,190
200823,72220,259854,561
200929,61925,029854,867
201031,59025,222814,069
201134,51527,181804,440
201234,31527,048814,402
201335,21127,180774,952