Fishing report 7/10

By Allen Thomas, Columbian outdoors reporter

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Summer chinook retention in the lower Columbia resumes on Friday and continues through July, then the big fall chinook and coho season starts on Aug. 1. (See page B1)

Sturgeon retention is allowed Friday and Saturday in the Bonneville pool of the Columbia River. Retention also is scheduled open July 18 and 19. This is one of the rare chances to catch and keep a sturgeon.

Takhlakh Lake on the west side of Mount Adams has been stocked with 160 big rainbow trout plus 3,325 catchable-size rainbow.

Angler checks from the Washington (WDFW) and Oregon (ODFW) departments of Fish and Wildlife:

Lower Columbia — Tongue Point to Wauna power lines, 14 boaters with two steelhead kept plus one adult summer chinook and one steelhead released. (ODFW)

Clatsop Spit to Wauna power lines, 14 Oregon bank rods with three steelhead kept. (ODFW)

Estuary, six boaters with one adult summer chinook and three steelhead kept. (WDFW)

Westport, Ore., to Portland, 148 boaters with three adult summer chinook, one jack chinook, two steelhead and two sockeye kept plus four adult chinook, one jack chinook and four steelhead released. (ODFW)

Cathlamet, 31 boaters with 11 steelhead and one sockeye kept plus 10 steelhead and three adult summer chinook released; 65 bank rods with nine steelhead kept and two released. (WDFW)

Longview, 50 boaters with three steelhead kept and one adult summer chinook released; 136 bank rods with one adult summer chinook and nine steelhead kept plus two adult chinook and two steelhead released. (WDFW)

Cowlitz River mouth, 13 boaters with one jack chinook kept. (WDFW)

Kalama, 61 boaters with two adult summer chinook, two steelhead and two sockeye kept plus four adult chinook, three steelhead, one sockeye and one sublegal sturgeon released; 103 bank rods with four adult summer chinook kept plus four adult summer chinook, five steelhead and one sockeye released; eight boaters with 20 legal and 20 sublegal sturgeon released. (WDFW)

Woodland, 10 boaters with one steelhead kept and one released; 112 bank rods with three adult summer chinook and one sockeye kept plus nine adult chinook and one sockeye released. (WDFW)

Warrior Rock to Kelley Point, 26 boaters with one steelhead and one sockeye kept plus two adult chinook and one steelhead released; 91 bank rods with six sockeye

and one jack chinook kept plus one adult chinook and one steelhead released. (WDFW)

Davis Bar to Portland airport tower, 45 bank rods with two steelhead and nine sockeye kept plus two steelhead and one sockeye released. (WDFW)

Troutdale, 55 boaters with one adult summer chinook, one steelhead and one sockeye kept plus two adult chinook and one steelhead released. (ODFW)

Camas-Washougal, 15 boaters with one walleye and one sockeye kept plus one adult chinook released. (WDFW)

North Bonneville, six boaters with two sublegal sturgeon released; 106 bank rods with 12 adult summer chinook, one jack chinook and three steelhead kept plus 16 adult chinook, nine steelhead and one legal sturgeon released. (WDFW)

Columbia Gorge (downstream of Bonneville Dam), 51 boaters with five adult summer chinook and one steelhead kept plus 10 adult chinoo and nine steelhead released; 24 Oregon bank rods with two adult summer chinook and one jack chinook kept plus two adult chinook released. (ODFW)

Mid-Columbia — The Dalles pool 12 bank rods with one adult summer chinook kept; two boaters with no salmon or steelhead; two boaters with 16 bass released; two bank rods with two bass released. (WDFW)

Cowlitz — Twenty boaters with six steelhead kept; 31 bank rods with two spring chinook and five steelhead kept. (WDFW)

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