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Allen Thomas

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Columbia chinook run big, but not a record

By Allen Thomas September 11, 2014 6:06 a.m.

Gillnetting resumes Sunday night between Woodland and Beacon Rock

Fishing report 9/11

By Allen Thomas September 11, 2014 6:05 a.m.

Coho fishing at Buoy 10 has been good, weather permitting; chinook angling in lower Columbia improving

Fishing report 8/21

By Allen Thomas August 21, 2014 6:03 a.m.

Buoy 10 catch is improving, but expect long waits trying to launch a boat, especially this weekend

Allen Thomas: Website created to survey lower Columbia anglers

By Allen Thomas August 14, 2014 6 a.m.

A Vancouver angler has created a new website — — to survey sportsmen regarding their wishes for lower Columbia River fishing regulations.

Vancouver sportsman creates website to survey fishermen

By Allen Thomas August 9, 2014 6:02 a.m.

Online site asks questions regarding spring, summer, fall angling regulation preferences for the lower Columbia River

Fishing report 8/7

By Allen Thomas August 7, 2014 6:04 a.m.

Chinook catch off to a decent start at Buoy 10, but salmon angling slow elsewhere in the lower Columbia River

The reality of the Chinook trail

By Allen Thomas August 6, 2014 5:52 p.m.

Trio of long-distance hikers walk for 11 days encircling the Columbia River Gorge roughly following the concept of the Chinook Trail

Fishing report 7/31

By Allen Thomas July 31, 2014 6:04 a.m.

Steelhead clip rate still less than 50 percent in the lower Columbia River, according to Washington sampling data

Tribes air issues with non-Indian sport, commercial fisheries

By Allen Thomas July 31, 2014 6:02 a.m.

Treaty Indian representative criticizes several aspects of management in lower Columbia River

Reel thrills: Buoy 10 salmon season open

By Allen Thomas July 30, 2014 6:14 p.m.

Fall salmon fishing is expected to be very good as more than 2 million chinook and coho are forecast to enter the Columbia River

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