Coos Bay full of salmon hope

Coos Bay full of salmon hope

Predictions for a strong salmon season have Coos Bay entrepreneurs hoping for improved business.

RV parks, boat dealers and tackle shops are among the businesses that are looking to take advantage of the improved season.

Travel-generated spending from visiting fishermen pumped more than $12.2 million into the local economy in 2008, according to Portland-based Dean Ryan Associates, who did an economic impact study for the state Department of Fish & Wildlife.

That dollar amount doesn’t include what locals spent on fishing, which came to another $2.5 million.

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