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Columbia River and tributaries salmon fishing report, Oct. 25

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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 for Oct. 25.

Always check the WDFW website at https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing for the latest fishing rules and regulations as seasons can change or close quickly if necessary.

Columbia River mainstem

Salmon/Steelhead

Bonneville — 33 bank anglers kept two Chinook and 15 coho; five boats/12 rods kept three Chinook and five coho.

Camas/Washougal — Six boats/12 rods kept two coho and released one coho.

Vancouver — Eight boats/19 rods kept two coho and released four coho.

Woodland — 13 boats/25 rods kept one Chinook, one Chinook jack, 16 coho and released five coho.

Sturgeon

Camas/Washougal — One boat/two rods had no catch.

Columbia River tributaries

Salmon/Steelhead

Kalama River — 14 bank rods kept one coho and released three Chinook and one steelhead; one boat/two rods had no catch.

Lewis River — 70 bank rods kept 13 coho, one coho jack and released one Chinook and seven coho; two boats/two rods had no catch.

Wind River — Three boats/three rods kept one coho.

Drano Lake — Eight bank rods kept one Chinook; five boats/10 rods kept six Chinook, three coho, one coho jack and released seven Chinook.

Klickitat River below Fisher Hill Bridge — 22 bank rods kept five coho and released two Chinook.

(NOTE: If a particular body of water that is usually included in the report but not listed here, there was no report.)

Tributary weir report

(Status as of Oct. 21)

Grays River — located upstream of the Highway 4 bridge about 0.3 miles. Uninstalled and removed from waterway.

Elochoman River — located upstream of the Foster Road bridge about 0.5 miles. Installed and operating. Removal expected late December following coho run.

Green River — located at the North Toutle Hatchery. Installed and operating. Removal expected week of Nov. 1 after coho brood needs are met.

Coweeman River — located at river mile 6.8 near the end of Allen Street in Kelso. Uninstalled and mostly removed from waterway.

Kalama River — located at the Modrow Trap facility. Uninstalled and mostly removed from waterway.

Cedar Creek — located 0.25 mile from the mouth with the NF Lewis. Uninstalled and removed from waterway.

Washougal River — located at the Fords Game Access Site. Uninstalled and removed from waterway.

(NOTE: Public is asked to be aware of personnel and equipment in the water as weirs are removed for the season.)

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