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Columbia River and tributaries fishing report, Oct. 5


Fishing reports for waters in southwest Washington, including the Columbia River and tributaries as reported to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife for Oct. 5.

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 — 26 bank anglers kept four Chinook and one Chinook jack; eight boats/17 rods kept five Chinook and released one Chinook and one coho.

Camas/Washougal — 21 boats/43 rods kept six Chinook, three coho and released one Chinook jack.

Interstate 5 area — One boat/three rods had no catch.

Vancouver — 48 boats/101 rods kept 29 Chinook, five Chinook jacks, 11 coho, three coho jacks and released one Chinook, one Chinook jack, five coho and two coho jacks.

Woodland — Eight boats/20 rods kept 10 Chinook, one Chinook jack and seven coho.

Kalama — 26 bank anglers kept two Chinook and two coho; three boats/six rods kept one coho.

Longview — Four bank anglers had no catch; 14 boats/26 rods kept one coho and released one coho.


Vancouver — Seven boats/18 rods released four sublegal sturgeon.

Kalama — Five boats/11 rods kept two legal sturgeon.

Longview — 17 boats/38 rods released one sublegal sturgeon.

Cathlamet (Sec. 9) — One boat/two rods had no catch.

Columbia River tributaries


Kalama River — Eight bank rods kept two Chinook jacks.

Lewis River — 18 bank rods kept one coho.

Wind River — One bank rod had no catch; six boats/17 rods kept two Chinook, 13 coho and released five coho.

Drano Lake — Four boats/seven rods released one Chinook.

Klickitat River below Fisher Hill Bridge — 15 bank rods kept two Chinook and two coho.

Klickitat River above No. 5 Fishway — Four bank rods had no catch.