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Fishing report, May 3

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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 May 3.

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.

Updates

Columbia River tributaries

Salmon/Steelhead

Cispus River — Closed to salmon fishing until further notice.

Cowlitz River — Closed to salmon fishing until further notice.

Lake Scanewa — Closed to salmon fishing until further notice.

Salmon Creek — through May 28 from the mouth to the 182nd Avenue Bridge the daily limit for steelhead is three. Selective gear rules, except barbed hooks are allowed.

Wind River — Angling for salmon is closed until further notice from the mouth to 800 yards downstream of Carson National Fish Hatchery.

Drano Lake — Salmon and steelhead fishing is closed until further notice.

Klickitat River — Effective May 29 until further notice, from 400 feet upstream from No. 5 fishway to boundary markers below Klickitat Salmon hatchery, the daily salmon limit is six fish, of which only one may be an adult.

Fishery reports

Columbia River tributaries

Salmon/Steelhead

Cowlitz River – Interstate 5 Bridge downstream — 63 bank rods had no catch; two boats/three rods released one Chinook, one steelhead and one cutthroat.

Above the I-5 Bridge — 11 bank rods kept one steelhead and released three Chinook; one boat/two rods had no catch.

Kalama River — 46 bank rods kept one Chinook; 25 boats/59 rods kept 10 Chinook, two jacks and released three Chinook.

Lewis River — 58 bank rods released one cutthroat; 28 boats/55 rods kept 13 Chinook, three jacks and released three Chinook.

Drano Lake — 27 bank rods had no catch; 309 boats/870 rods kept 313 Chinook and released 17 Chinook.

Klickitat River — Six bank rods had no catch.

Recent trout plants

April 28

Horseshoe Lake — 3,000 rainbow, 2.37 fish per pound from Goldendale Hatchery.

May 3

Fort Borst Park Lake — 2,538 rainbow, 2.34 fish per pound from Goldendale Hatchery.

Battle Ground Lake — 3,500 rainbow trout, 2.30 fish per pound from Vancouver Hatchery.

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