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Columbia River and tributaries fishing report, Oct. 11


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. 11.

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 — 67 bank anglers kept 16 Chinook, eight Chinook jacks, four coho and released three coho.

Camas/Washougal — 31 boats/61 rods kept four Chinook, two Chinook jacks, nine coho and released two coho.

Vancouver — 54 boats/111 rods kept 11 Chinook, one Chinook jack, 22 coho, seven coho jacks and released six coho.

Woodland — One boat/one rod had no catch.

Kalama — 17 bank anglers kept one Chinook; nine boats/21 rods kept five Chinook, eight coho and released four coho.

Cowlitz — Six boats/12 rods kept four coho and released one coho and one steelhead.

Longview — Three boats/six rods had no catch.

Columbia River tributaries


Kalama River — 25 bank rods kept three coho and released six Chinook and four coho; one boat/three rods kept one coho jack.

Lewis River — 25 bank rods kept one coho, two coho jacks and released three coho; one boat/two rods kept one Chinook.

Wind River — Six boats/13 rods kept 18 coho.

Drano Lake — 14 bank rods had no catch; 27 boats/100 rods kept 37 Chinook, five Chinook jacks, 10 coho and released 26 Chinook and one steelhead.