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NOAA-NWFSC Tech Memo-24: Status Review of Coho Salmon
Appendix Table C-3. River entry timing of selected coho salmon populations in Alaska (AK), British Columbia (BC), Washington (WA), Oregon (OR), and California (CA).
River
(Tributary or location)
State/
province
River entry
durationa
Peak
river entrya
Year(s)
covered

Source
Sashin Cr. AK Aug-mid Oct Sep 1934-67 Crone and Bond (1976)
Black Cr. (Vancouver Is.) BC late Oct-late Novearly Nov 1985-88Labelle (1990)
Trent (Vancouver Is.) BCearly Oct-late Nov early Nov 1985-88 Labelle (1990)
Big Qualicum (Vancouver Is.) BCmid Sep-late Dec late Oct 1959-72Fraser et al. (1983)
French Cr. (Vancouver Is.) BC mid Oct-late Novlate Oct1985-88Labelle (1990)
Cowichan (Vancouver Is.) BC -- mid Oct-mid Nov 1976-77Lister et al. (1981)
Fraser BC Sep-Oct Oct -- Aro and Shepard (1967)
Fraser (Birkenhead R.) BC --mid Oct-mid Nov1984 Schubert et al. (1985)
Nooksack WA Sep-Dec mid Sep 1935Chapman et al. (1936)
-- early Oct 1977-93 WDFW (1994a)
early Sep-early Nov -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Samish WA mid Aug-late Nov -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Skagit WA mid Aug-Dec mid Sep1935 Chapman et al. (1936)
-- late Sep 1978-93 WDFW (1994a)
mid July-late Dec -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
-- late Oct-early Nov -- R. Hayman (1994 App.)
Skagit (Baker) WA late July-late Sep -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Stillaguamish WA -- mid Oct 1980-93 WDFW (1994a)
early Sep-early Nov -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Snohomish WA Sep-Nov early Oct 1935 Chapman et al. (1936)
early Sep-late Oct -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Snohomish (Skykomish) WA Sep-early Dec Oct1978-81 Seiler et al. (1981, 1984)
Cedar WA mid Sep-early Nov -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Duwamish WA -- early Oct 1972-93 WDFW (1994a)
Green WA late Sep-early Nov -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Puyallup WA -- mid-late Sep 1972-93WDFW (1994a)
mid Aug-late Oct -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Minter Cr. (Puget Sound) WA Oct-Jan mid Nov1937-39Salo and Bayliff (1958)
Nisqually WA -- mid Oct 1972-93 WDFW (1994a)
mid Sep-early Dec -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Deschutes WA late Sep-mid Declate Oct-early Nov1978-81 Seiler et al. (1981, 1984)
mid Sep-mid Nov -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Skokomish WA -- early Oct 1979-90 WDFW (1994a)
mid Sep-mid Nov -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Hamma Hamma (Hood Canal) WA mid Sep-mid Nov -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Duckabush (Hood Canal) WA mid Sep-mid Nov -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Dosewallips (Hood Canal) WA mid Sep-early Nov -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Big Beef Cr. (Hood Canal) WA mid Oct-early Janlate Oct-early Nov1978-81Seiler et al. (1981, 1984)

River
(Tributary or location)
State/
province
River entry
durationa
Peak
river entrya
Year(s)
covered

Source

Discovery Bay WA early Oct-mid Dec -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Dungeness WA -- mid Oct 1975-83 WDFW (1994a)
mid Sep-late Nov -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Elwha WA -- mid Oct1977-93 WDFW (1994a)
mid Sep-early Dec -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Pysht (Strait of Juan de Fuca) WA mid Sep-early Nov -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Hoko (Strait of Juan de Fuca) WA mid Sep-mid Nov -- --WDF et al. (1993)
Sekiu (Strait of Juan de Fuca) WA mid Sep-mid Nov -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Sooes/Waatch (Pacific) WA early Sep-mid Jan -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Quillayute WA -- early Oct 1972-93 WDFW (1994a)
-- early Nov -- J. Haymes (1994 App.)
early Sep-early Dec -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Quillayute (Dickey) WA late Sept-mid Janearly Nov 1971-94 J. Haymes (1994 App.)
Quillayute (Soleduck summer) WA early Aug-mid Sep -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
-- early Sep --J. Haymes (1994 App.).
Quillayute (Calawah/ Bogachiel) WA late Sept-mid Jan early Nov 1971-94J. Haymes (1994 App.)
Hoh WA -- mid Oct 1972-93 WDFW (1994a)
Queets WA -- early Oct1972-93 WDFW (1994a)
mid Sep-early Dec -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Quinault WA Sep-Dec mid Oct-mid Nov1935Chapman et al. (1936)
-- mid Oct 1972-93 WDFW (1994a)
mid Sep-late Dec -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Grays Harbor WA Sep-mid Decmid Oct-mid Nov1935 Chapman et al. (1936)
Humptulips WA early Oct-late Dec -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Chehalis WA -- late Oct 1977-93WDFW (1994a)
early Oct-mid Dec -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Chehalis (early run) WA mid Aug-Sep -- -- WDF (1951)
Chehalis (late run) WA Oct-Dec -- -- WDF (1951)
Willapa Bay WA Oct-Dec mid Nov 1935 Chapman et al. (1936)
mid Sep-mid Dec -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Columbia WA Sep-Dec mid Sep-mid Dec1935Chapman et al. (1936)
Columbia (early run) WA -- Oct -- Mullen (1981)
Columbia (Grays R.) WA Oct-Dec -- -- WDF (1951)
mid Aug-Feb Oct-late Nov -- R. Woodard (1994 App.)
mid Aug-late Dec -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Columbia (Elochoman R.) WA mid Aug-late JanOct-late Nov 1980-89R. Woodard (1994 App.)
mid Aug-late Dec -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Columbia (Abernathy Cr.) WA Oct-Jan -- -- WDF (1951)
mid Aug-late Dec -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Columbia (Cowlitz R.) WA -- Jan -- WDF (1973)
mid Aug-late JanOct-late Dec1980-89 R. Woodard (1994 App.)
late Oct-late Nov -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Columbia (Toutle R.) WA --mid Aug-Sep -- LeMier (1955)
mid Aug-late Dec -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Columbia (Kalama R.) WA -- Oct -- WDF (1973)
mid Aug-late JuneOct-late Nov1980-89 R. Woodard (1994 App.)
early Sep-late Dec -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Columbia (Kalama R. early) WA mid Aug-Sep -- -- WDF (1951)
Columbia (Kalama R. late) WA Oct-Dec -- -- WDF (1951)
Columbia (Lewis R.) WA -- Oct -- WDF (1973)
mid Aug-late Dec -- -- WDF et al. (1993)
Columbia (Lewis R. early) WA mid Aug-Sep -- -- WDF (1951)
mid Aug-late JanOct-late Nov1980-89 R. Woodard (1994 App.)
Columbia (Lewis R. late) WA Oct-Dec -- -- WDF (1951)
Columbia (Washougal R.) WA Oct-Dec -- -- WDF (1951)
-- Oct -- WDF (1973)
mid Aug-late JanOct-late Nov1980-89 R. Woodard (1994 App.)
mid Aug-late Dec -- -- WDF et al. (1993)

River
(Tributary or location)
State/
province
River entry
durationa
Peak
river entrya
Year(s)
covered

Source

Columbia (Sandy R.) OR Sep-Feb Oct-Nov1960-83 Howell et al. (1985)
Columbia (Clackamas R. early) OR Oct-Novmid Oct -- Mullan (1984)
late Aug-late Nov Sep 1988-92 Cramer and Cramer (1994)
Columbia (Clackamas R. late) OR Aug-Sepearly Sep --Mullan (1984)
Aug-Mar Nov 1959-69 Howell et al. (1985)
late Dec-Mar Feb 1988-92 Cramer and Cramer (1994)
Columbia (Gnat Cr.) OR mid Sep-mid Feblate Oct1955-62 Willis (1962)
Nehalem OR -- Oct 1923-56Mullen (1981)
Tillamook Bay OR -- Oct 1923-56 Mullen (1981)
Tillamook (Sandy Cr.) OR Oct-JanNov-Dec 1946-49 Sumner (1953)
Nestucca OR -- Oct 1923-26Mullen (1981)
Salmon OR -- Oct1923-36 Mullen (1981)
Siletz OR -- Oct1923-56 Mullen (1981)
Yaquina OR -- Oct 1923-56Mullen (1981)
Alsea OR -- Oct1923-56 Mullen (1981)
Siuslaw OR -- Oct1923-56 Mullen (1981)
Umpqua OR -- Oct 1923-47Mullen (1981)
Tenmile Lake OR Oct-early Feblate Oct-early Jan 1955-56 Morgan and Henry (1959)
Coos OR -- Oct 1923-46 Mullen (1981)
Coquille OR -- Oct 1923-56Mullen (1981)
Rogue OR Sep-Oct early Oct1977-82 Cramer et al. (1985)

River
(Tributary or location)
State/
province
River entry
durationa
Peak
river entrya
Year(s)
covered

Source

Smith (Mill Cr.) CA Dec-mid Feb late Dec1980-87 Waldvogel (1988)
Dec-Feblate Dec-mid Jan1993-94 T. Sloat (1994 App.)
Klamath CAlate Sep-Nov mid Oct 1919Snyder (1931)
mid Sep-Oct mid Sep 1953-54 McCormick (1958)
Nov-Jan late Dec -- Leidy and Leidy (1984)
late Aug-Sep mid Sep 1985-92 J. Polos (1994 App.)
Klamath (Shasta R.) CA Sep-Oct late Oct1957 Coots (1958)
Klamath (Salmon R.) CA Sep-mid Jan Nov1968-91 M. Pisano (1994 App.)
Klamath (Small tributaries) CA -- Dec1988,1990B. Bemis (1994 App.)
Trinity CA Oct-mid Jan mid Nov1994 R. Barnhart (1994 App.)
Trinity (Rush Cr.) CA Oct-Dec mid Nov1992 E. Miller (1994 App.)
Trinity (Deadwood Cr.) CA Nov-Dec Nov 1992 E. Miller (1994 App.)
Trinity (Junction City) CA Oct-mid Dec mid Nov 1989-91 Zuspan et al. (1992a, b)
Trinity (Dry Cr.) CA late Oct-Jan early Jan1986-87 Gunter (1988b)
Trinity (North Fork) CA late Oct-Dec late Nov 1964-68 Murray (1966a-68)
Oct-Jan early Jan 1969-70 Smith (1975)
Oct-early Jan late Nov 1984-86 Bedell (1987a, b)
mid Oct-Jan early Dec 1989-91 Zuspan et al. (1992a, b)
Trinity (South Fork) CA Oct-Declate Nov1985, 1990-93 M. Dean (1994 App.)
Redwood Cr. CA Oct-early Feb early Dec 1972-83 Redwood National Park (1994), D. Anderson (1994 App.)
Redwood (Prairie and Lost Man Cr.) CA Sep-Febmid Jan 1972-83 Redwood National Park (1994), D. Anderson (1994 App.)
Mad CA Oct-Feb mid Dec 1938-53 Murphy and Shapovalov (1952), Shapovalov and Taft (1954)
mid Oct-Jan mid Nov 1983-87 Barngrover (1986; 1987a, b; 1988)
Eel CA Nov-early Feblate Nov-early Dec 1938-44 Shapovalov and Taft (1954)
Eel (South Fork) CA Nov-Feb mid Dec1938-49 Murphy and Shapovalov (1952), Shapovalov and Taft (1954)
Ten Mile CA Dec-Feb late Dec 1990-91Maahs and Gilleard (1994)
Pudding Cr. CA Oct-Feb early Dec 1957-58 Allen (1958)
Nov-Feb early Dec 1960-61 Strohschein (1961)
Dec-Feb Jan 1990-92 Maahs and Gilleard (1994)
Noyo CAlate Nov-Jan early Jan 1985-87 Milligan (1987), Poe (1988)
Dec-Feb late Dec 1990-92 Maahs and Gilleard (1994)
Casper Cr. CA Dec-Feb early Jan 1990-91 Maahs and Gilleard (1994)
Little CA Dec-Feb mid Jan1990-91 Maahs and Gilleard (1994)
Russian CA mid Nov-Feb early Jan1986-87 Gunter (1988b), B. Cox (1994 App.)
Redwood Cr. (Pt. Bolinas) CA Nov-mid Feb late Dec1944-51, 1961,1967-68,
1984,1988, 1994
Arnold (1971), Snider (1984), Hofstra and Anderson (1989), D. Hatch (1994 App.)
Lagunitas Cr. CAlate Nov-Jan late Dec 1982-83 Bratovich et al. (1984)
late Nov-Feb early Jan 1983-85 Bratovich and Kelley (1988)
Lagunitas Cr. (Devils Gulch) CA late Nov-Jan late Dec 1982-83Bratovich et al. (1984)
Lagunitas Cr. (Haggerty Gulch) CA late Nov-Feb early Jan 1982-83 Bratovich et al. (1984)
Lagunitas (Nicasio Cr.) CA late Nov-Feb mid-late Dec1949, 1951-56,
1958-62
D. Hatch (1994 App.)
late Nov-Feb late Dec 1982-83 Bratovich et al. (1984)
Lagunitas Cr. (San Geronimo Cr.) CAlate Nov-Feb mid Jan1982-83Bratovich et al. (1984)
Lagunitas (Olema Cr.) CA mid Nov-Feb mid Jan 1984-93 D. Hatch (1994 App.)
Waddell Cr. CAlate Sep-Feb mid Dec 1933-41 Shapovalov and Taft (1954)
late Nov-Febmid-late Jan 1991-93 Smith (1992), Nelson (1993)
Scott Cr. CAlate Sep-Feb mid Dec 1934-41Shapovalov and Taft (1954)
late Nov-Feb mid Jan 1983-93 Streig (1991), Nelson (1993)
San Lorenzo CAlate Sep-Feb mid Dec 1964 Johnson (1964)
late Nov-Feb mid Jan 1970-73 Johansen (1975)
late Sep-Mar mid Feb 1976-77 Santa Cruz County (1979)
mid Nov-Feb early Jan 1983-93 Streig (1993)

aRiver entry was taken from reports which specifically listed it or was based on the timing of in-river catches of coho salmon. For timings based on in-river catch records, durations of river entry was estimated as the temporal range of in-river catches, while peak river entry was estimated as the time when the most fish were caught.
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