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Fishing report, July 14

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COLUMBIA RIVER MAINSTEM

Salmon/Steelhead

Buoy 10 upstream to Megler/Astoria Bridge — Closed to angling and retention of salmon and steelhead through July 31.

Megler/Astoria Bridge upstream to Bonneville Dam and from Bonneville Dam upstream to Hwy. 395 Bridge at Pasco — Through July 31, daily limit six, with up to two adults may be retained of which one may be a sockeye and one may be a steelhead. Release all salmon other than sockeye and hatchery jack Chinook. Release wild steelhead.

Sturgeon

Columbia River, from Buoy 10 upstream to McNary Dam, including adjacent tributaries — Catch and release fishing only. Fishing for sturgeon at night is closed.

COLUMBIA RIVER TRIBUTARIES

Tributary Weir Report

This section will provide operational status of the resistance board weirs run in Southwest Washington. Additional information for these and other weirs will be available in the coming weeks.

Elochoman River Weir — Upstream of the Foster Road bridge ~0.5 miles is scheduled to start being installed today (July 15).

Kalama River Weir — Located at the Modrow Trap facility will start being installed on Monday.

Washougal River Weir — Located at the Fords Game Access Site will start being installed on July 26.

Green River Weir — Located at the North Toutle Hatchery will start being installed on July 26.

Fishery reports

Fishing reports for waters in southwest Washington, including the Columbia River and tributaries as reported to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife on June 21.

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.

From Lower Columbia mainstem Rocky Point/Tongue Point line upstream to Bonneville Dam, 60 salmonid boats and 186 Washington bank rods were tallied during the July 10 flight count.

COLUMBIA RIVER MAINSTEM

Salmon/Steelhead

Bonneville — 14 bank anglers released three Chinook and two steelhead.

Camas/Washougal — No report.

Interstate-5 area — 34 bank anglers kept two steelhead and released one Chinook and four steelhead.

Vancouver — 12 bank anglers had no catch; eight boats/14 rods had no catch.

Woodland — 32 bank anglers kept two steelhead and released two steelhead; two boats/two rods released four Chinook.

Kalama — 69 bank anglers kept one sockeye, two steelhead and released two Chinook; four boats/eight rods had no catch.

Cowlitz — Four boats/11 rods had no catch.

Longview — 157 bank anglers kept five sockeye, 11 steelhead and released one Chinook, one sockeye and 17 steelhead; 29 boats/69 rods kept two sockeye, 12 steelhead and released 11 steelhead.

Cathlamet (Sec. 9) — 31 bank anglers kept one sockeye, four steelhead and released one Chinook, and one steelhead; seven boats/19 rods kept four sockeye, seven steelhead and released 14 steelhead.

Cathlamet (Sec. 10) — Five bank anglers had no catch.

Sturgeon

Bonneville — Two boats/five rods released six oversize sturgeon.

Kalama — One boat/four rods released six sublegal, four legal and two oversize sturgeon.

Longview — Three boats/10 rods released nine sublegal, four legal and two oversize sturgeon.

Walleye

Camas/Washougal — Two boats/3 rods had no catch.

I-5 area — One boat/two rods had no catch.

Woodland — Four boats/seven rods had no catch.

COLUMBIA RIVER TRIBUTARIES

Salmon/Steelhead

Cowlitz River from Interstate-5 Bridge downstream — 41 bank rods kept seven steelhead.

Above the I-5 Bridge — 29 bank rods kept three steelhead. 25 boats/80 rods kept 44 steelhead.

Kalama River — Two bank rods had no catch.

Lewis River — Two bank rods had no catch.

Recent trout plants

Mayfield Reservoir, July 7 — 3,200 rainbow, 1.60 fish per pound from Eells Springs Hatchery.

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