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Fishing Report Sept. 3

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 Aug. 31.

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

Lower Columbia River

Salmon/steelhead

Bonneville – 56 bank anglers with two Chinook and one Chinook jack kept, and one Chinook, four steelhead released; 13 boats/33 rods with six Chinook kept, and one Chinook released.

Camas/Washougal – Nine bank anglers with no catch; 40 boats/83 rods with 18 Chinook, one Chinook jack kept.

Interstate-5 area – Three bank anglers with no catch; 14 boats/34 rods with no catch.

Vancouver – 95 bank anglers with six Chinook, one Chinook jack kept; 111 boats/255 rods with 30 Chinook, three Chinook jacks kept.

Woodland – 154 bank anglers with 17 Chinook, one Chinook jack kept; 123 boats/329 rods with 76 Chinook, four Chinook jacks kept, and two Chinook, one steelhead released.

Kalama – 273 bank anglers with 57 Chinook, two Chinook jacks kept; 51 boats/139 rods with 21 Chinook, three Chinook jacks kept, and two steelhead released.

Cowlitz – 76 boats/206 rods with 54 Chinook, one Chinook jack kept, and two Chinook jacks, one coho and two steelhead released.

Longview – 94 bank anglers with two Chinook kept; 75 boats/155 rods with 16 Chinook kept.

Sturgeon

Vancouver – One boat/one rod with one sublegal sturgeon released.

Kalama – One boat/three rods with six sublegal and nine legal sturgeon released.

Longview – Two boats/six rods with one sublegal sturgeon released.

Walleye

Camas/Washougal – Two boats/seven rods with three walleye kept.

Kalama – One boat/one rod with no catch.

Columbia River tributaries

Salmon/steelhead

Cowlitz River from I-5 Bridge downstream – Five boats/15 rods with one coho jack kept, and one coho jack, two steelhead and two cutthroat released.

Above the I-5 Bridge – 17 bank rods with one steelhead, one cutthroat kept, and one cutthroat released; 10 boats/29 rods with 16 steelhead, seven cutthroat kepts, and one Chinook, four Chinook jacks and four cutthroat released.

Lewis River – 17 bank anglers with seven Chinook jacks released; 5 boats/7 rods with six coho jacks kept.

Wind River – One boat/one rod with no catch.

Drano Lake – One bank angler with no catch; 18 boats/40 rods with seven Chinook kept, and five Chinook, one Chinook jack and 34 steelhead released.

Klickitat below Fisher Hill Bridge – 14 bank anglers with two Chinook kept, and one Chinook released.

Klickitat above No. 5 Fishway – 11 bank anglers with one steelhead released.

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

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