Fishing reports for waters in southwest Washington, including the Columbia River and tributaries as reported to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife on Dec. 16.
Always check the WDFW website at wdfw.wa.gov/fishing for the latest fishing rules and regulations as seasons can change or close quickly if necessary.
Columbia River tributaries
Cowlitz River – Interstate-5 Bridge downstream — 13 bank rods had no catch.
Above the I-5 Bridge — 17 bank rods released one coho; seven boats/19 rods kept four steelhead, two cutthroat and released one Chinook, two coho and two steelhead.
Kalama River — One bank angler had no catch.
Washougal River — Six bank anglers had no catch.