Pacific County a ‘big fish’ in new NOAA update – Big surge in value for county fisheries between 2012 and 2103

An update on U.S. fisheries released by NOAA last week shows small Southwest Washington ports racking up an impressive amount of economic activity: $77 million in Pacific County in 2013, more than double 2012’s total of $38 million. In 2013, commercial fishery landings at Ilwaco and Chinook came to a total of 37 million pounds, valued at $30 million, according to the report released Oct. 29. Read the rest here  18:50