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Fishing report, updated on June 7


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 7.

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

Columbia River mainstem


Bonneville — 204 bank anglers kept 22 Chinook, three jacks and released 13 Chinook and three jacks; three boats/seven rods kept one Chinook.

Camas/Washougal — 21 boats/41 rods released three Chinook.

Interstate-5 area — Three bank anglers had no catch.

Vancouver — 33 bank anglers released two Chinook and one jack; 26 boats/46 rods kept six Chinook and one jack.

Woodland — 54 bank anglers kept one Chinook and released one Chinook and one sockeye; eight boats/19 rods had no catch.

Kalama — 110 bank anglers kept eight Chinook, one jack and released three Chinook and one steelhead; 38 boats/85 rods kept six Chinook, four jacks and released three Chinook.

Cowlitz — 10 boats/39 rods kept four Chinook, one jack and released one Chinook.

Longview — 44 bank anglers kept one Chinook, two steelhead and released one sockeye and one steelhead; 36 boats/73 rods kept three Chinook and released two Chinook.

Cathlamet (Sec. 9) — Eight bank anglers kept one Chinook, one jack and two steelhead; three boats/seven rods kept one steelhead.

Cathlamet (Sec.10) — Seven boats/13 rods kept one Chinook.


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

Longview — One boat/three rods released three legal, two sublegal and five oversize sturgeon.

Cathlamet (Sec. 9) — 10 boats/25 rods kept three legal and released five sublegal and nine oversize sturgeon.

Chinook/Deep River/Elochoman — 47 bank anglers kept two legal and released one sublegal and two oversize sturgeon; 319 boats/964 rods kept 173 legal and released 250 sublegal and 427 oversize sturgeon.


Bonneville — 71 bank anglers kept 699 shad and released 11 shad; four boats/nine rods kept 169 shad.

Camas/Washougal — Five boats/10 rods kept nine shad.

Vancouver — Two boats/four rods kept four shad.

Woodland — Four boats/nine rods kept 36 shad and released 20 shad.

Kalama — Eight boats/15 rods kept 104 shad.

Longview — Two boats/six rods kept 56 shad.

Columbia River tributaries


Cowlitz River from Interstate-5 Bridge downstream — 22 bank rods kept one steelhead and released one steelhead.

Above Interstate-5 Bridge — 10 bank rods kept four steelhead; four boats/12 rods kept five steelhead and released three Chinook.

Lewis River — One boat/one rod had no catch.

Drano Lake — Eight boats/16 rods kept one Chinook.

Klickitat River below Fisher Hill Bridge — Four bank rods kept two Chinook.

Recent trout plants

Horseshoe Lake, June 1 — 80 rainbow, 0.25 fish per pound and 20 rainbow, 0.13 fish per pound from Goldendale Hatchery.