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Fishing report 8/10

August 10, 2017, 6:03am Outdoors

Chinook catch at Buoy 10 has slowed after a decent opening; salmon angling elsewhere in lower Columbia is poor until more fish arrive Read story

Retirement means more time to fish

August 9, 2017, 10:05pm Editor's Choice

The Columbian's longtime outdoor writer calls it a career after 43 years at the newspaper Read story

Buoy 10 is the name given to the summer salmon fishery in the lower 16 miles of the Columbia River.  The area is named after red Buoy No. 10, which marks the boundary between the river and Pacific Ocean as far as angling regulations.

Fishing report, 7/27

Buoy 10 is the name given to the summer salmon fishery in the lower 16 miles of the Columbia River.  The area is named after red Buoy No. 10, which marks the boundary between the river and Pacific Ocean as far as angling regulations.

July 26, 2017, 6:52pm Outdoors

Big changes are in store for salmon and steelhead fishing in the lower Columbia River beginning Tuesday with the arrival of August and the start of fall chinook season. Read story

Walleye fishing has been affected by fires in the Columbia River Gorge (ALLEN THOMAS/The Columbian)

Columbia Gorge a walleye bonanza this year

Walleye fishing has been affected by fires in the Columbia River Gorge (ALLEN THOMAS/The Columbian)

June 22, 2017, 6:03am Latest News

Angling has been very good since spring in The Dalles and John pools Read story

The Columbia River is open now for the retention of hatchery-origin summer steelhead.

Fishing report 6/22

The Columbia River is open now for the retention of hatchery-origin summer steelhead.

June 22, 2017, 6:02am Latest News

Summer chinook, steelhead, sockeye season gets off to a typical start in the lower Columbia River despite high streamflows Read story

Salmon fishing guide Dave Grove, left, nets a fall chinook for David Moershel while fishing on the Columbia River in Eastern Washington.

Legislation would extend Columbia River fishing fee

Salmon fishing guide Dave Grove, left, nets a fall chinook for David Moershel while fishing on the Columbia River in Eastern Washington.

June 22, 2017, 6:01am Latest News

Salmon-steelhead charge of $8.75 slated to expire at the end of June unless renewed by Legislature Read story

Summer chinook are like spring chinook, but bigger. This fish was sampled when passing through Bonneville Dam.

Fishing report 6/15

Summer chinook are like spring chinook, but bigger. This fish was sampled when passing through Bonneville Dam.

June 15, 2017, 6:08am Latest News

Summer chinook, sockeye and steelhead seasons in Columbia River begin on Friday Read story

Kendel Emmerson, a PacifiCorp wildlife biologist, walks through a portion of the land the utility bought this spring on the south side of Mount St. Helens to manage as habitat for elk and other species.

PacifiCorp buys land for Mount St. Helens’ elk

Kendel Emmerson, a PacifiCorp wildlife biologist, walks through a portion of the land the utility bought this spring on the south side of Mount St. Helens to manage as habitat for elk and other species.

June 15, 2017, 6:06am Latest News

Utility acquires another 1,880 acres in Marble Mountain area north of Swift Reservoir to manage as wildlife habitat Read story

Goose Lake in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest already has been stocked with trout, with more on the way.

Goose Lake open now in Gifford Pinchot National Forest

Goose Lake in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest already has been stocked with trout, with more on the way.

June 15, 2017, 6:03am Latest News

Snow has melted enough to reach popular lake, campground from east and south, but not yet from Carson side Read story

Anglers on the Columbia River had two days last weekend to catch sturgeon.

Columbia estuary sturgeon season closes early

Anglers on the Columbia River had two days last weekend to catch sturgeon.

June 14, 2017, 2:46pm Clark County News

Saturday's final day of retention is canceled to keep from exceeding the catch guideline for downstream of the Wauna power lines Read story