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Fishing report: Oct. 8

The Columbian
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Fishing reports for waters in southwest Washington, including the Columbia River and tributaries as reported to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife on Oct. 5.

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.

FISHERY REPORTS

Mainstem Lower Columbia River

Salmon/steelhead

Bonneville — 19 bank anglers kept three Chinook and one Chinook jack; eight boats/22 rods kept five Chinook.

Camas/Washougal — 51 boats/110 rods kept 28 Chinook, one Chinook jack, five coho, two coho jacks and released two Chinook jacks, two coho and one coho jack.

Interstate-5 area — Three boats/seven rods released one coho.

Vancouver — 18 bank anglers kept three Chinook; 36 boats/70 rods kept five Chinook, six coho and released one coho.

Woodland — Seven bank anglers had no catch; 17 boats/41 rods kept five Chinook and one coho jack.

Kalama — 49 bank anglers had no catch; 24 boats/52 rods kept eight Chinook, four coho and released one Chinook.

Cowlitz — 16 boats/29 rods kept eight Chinook, one Chinook jack and one coho jack.

Longview — Three bank anglers had no catch; 43 boats/83 rods kept 11 Chinook, four coho and released one coho.

Sturgeon

Bonneville — 18 bank anglers released one sublegal sturgeon; four boats/nine rods had no catch.

Camas/Washougal — 15 boats/31 rods had no catch.

Interstate-5 area — Six boats/15 rods kept one legal and released eight sublegal and six oversized sturgeon.

Vancouver — Two bank anglers had no catch; 24 boats/45 rods kept three legal and released nine sublegal and two oversized sturgeon.

Woodland — Seven boats/21 rods kept two legal and released three sublegal sturgeon.

Kalama — 42 boats/104 rods kept one legal and released four sublegal sturgeon.

Cowlitz — Eight boats/19 rods released one sublegal sturgeon.

Longview — 56 boats/124 rods kept four legal and released nine sublegal and seven oversized sturgeon.

Walleye

Camas/Washougal — One boat/one rod had no catch.

Columbia River tributaries

Salmon/steelhead

Cowlitz River from I-5 Bridge downstream — 20 bank anglers kept one coho and released one Chinook and one Chinook jack; 27 boats/67 rods kept 23 coho, eight coho jacks and released 37 Chinook, 11 Chinook jacks, 15 coho and two coho jacks.

Lewis River — 20 bank anglers kept one coho and released one Chinook; three boats/four rods kept one Chinook.

Klickitat below Fisher Hill Bridge — 39 bank anglers kept one Chinook, three coho and two coho jacks.

Drano Lake — Nine bank anglers had no catch; 21 boats/51 rods kept 10 Chinook, four Chinook jacks, two coho, one steelhead and released 22 Chinook, one Chinook jack and one steelhead.

https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/reports/creel

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