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Fishing report for week of Aug. 15

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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.

There were 228 salmonid boats and 71 Washington bank road tallied on Aug. 15 flight count.

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

Columbia River mainstem

Salmon/Steelhead

Bonneville — Three bank anglers had no catch; one boat/three rods had no catch.

Camas/Washougal — 16 boats/32 rods kept two Chinook and released one steelhead.

Interstate 5 area — Seven bank anglers had no catch; three boats/seven rods had no catch.

Vancouver — Eight bank anglers had no catch; nine boats/16 rods had no catch.

Woodland — 24 bank anglers had no catch; four boats/nine rods released one steelhead.

Kalama — 21 bank anglers had no catch; five boats/12 rods had no catch.

Cowlitz — 28 boats/64 rods kept five Chinook and released one Chinook.

Longview — 22 bank anglers released three steelhead; 24 boats/50 rods released four steelhead.

Cathlamet (Sec. 9) — Two bank anglers had no catch.

Cathlamet (Sec. 10) — No report.

Sturgeon

Cathlamet (Sec. 9) — Two bank anglers had no catch.

Walleye

Camas/Washougal — Two boats/five rods kept three walleye.

Columbia River tributaries

Salmon/Steelhead

Cowlitz River from Interstate-5 Bridge downstream — No report.

Cowlitz River above the I-5 Bridge — No report.

Kalama River — No report.

Lewis River — 11 bank rods had no catch; six boats/13 rods kept one steelhead.

Drano Lake — Four bank rods had no catch; 25 boats/51 rods kept five Chinook, one jack and released one jack and 31 steelhead.

Klickitat River below Fisher Hill Bridge — No report.

Klickitat above No. 5 Fishway — One boat/three rods had no catch.

Recent trout plants

Mayfield Reservoir, Aug. 11 — 2,340 rainbow, 1.17 fish per pound, from Eells Springs Hatchery.

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