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Fishing report Oct. 29

The Columbian

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. 26.

Always check the WDFW website at for the latest fishing rules and regulations as seasons can change or close quickly if necessary.

Mainstem Lower Columbia River


Bonneville — 35 bank anglers kept one Chinook, one Chinook jack and two coho; two boats/three rods had no catch.

Camas/Washougal — 40 boats/65 rods kept 11 Chinook, one Chinook jack, two coho, one coho jack and released one Chinook and one coho.

Vancouver — Three bank anglers had no catch; six boats/nine rods had no catch.

Woodland — Three boats/nine rods kept three Chinook and one coho jack.

Kalama — Four bank anglers had no catch; three boats/eight rods kept one Chinook.

Cowlitz — Two boats/seven rods kept two Chinook and released two coho.

Longview — Three boats/three rods had no catch.

Columbia River tributaries


Cowlitz River – Interstate-5 Bridge downstream — 21 bank rods kept one coho, seven coho jacks and released four cutthroat; 11 boats/36 rods kept three coho, five coho jacks and released four Chinook, one Chinook jack and three coho.

Above the I-5 Bridge — 84 bank rods kept four coho, six coho jacks, two cutthroat, and released 34 Chinook, three coho and one coho jack; five boats/10 rods kept two coho and released one Chinook.

Kalama River — 12 bank anglers released one Chinook.

Lewis River — 61 bank anglers kept five coho, two coho jacks and released three coho; four boats/eight rods kept one Chinook jack.

Drano Lake — 13 bank anglers kept one coho and released four Chinook; two boats/six rods kept four Chinook and released three Chinook.

Klickitat below Fisher Hill Bridge — 38 bank anglers kept one Chinook, one Chinook jack, 26 coho, one coho jack, and released two Chinook and one coho.

Klickitat above No. 5 Fishway — One bank angler had no catch.