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Columbia River and tributary fishing report, Aug. 8-14

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From the Lower Columbia River Rocky Point/Tongue Point line upstream to Bonneville Dam, there were 352 salmonid boats and 92 Washington bank rods were tallied during the Aug. 13 flight count.

Fishery reports

MAINSTEM COLUMBIA RIVER

SALMON/STEELHEAD

Sec 1 (Bonneville) — 26 bank anglers kept one Chinook and released two steelhead; four boats/five rods had no catch.

Sec 2 (Camas/Washougal) — Five boats/seven rods had no catch.

Sec 3 (Interstate 5 area) — No report.

Sec 4 (Vancouver) — 42 bank anglers kept three Chinook; 22 boats/39 rods kept five Chinook and released one Chinook jack.

Sec 5 (Woodland) — 47 bank anglers kept one Chinook; 70 boats/160 rods kept 22 Chinook, one Chinook jack and released three Chinook, two Chinook jacks and two steelhead.

Sec 6 (Kalama) — 146 bank anglers kept 15 Chinook, one Chinook jack and released one Chinook and one steelhead; 20 boats/51 rods kept five Chinook.

Sec 7 (Cowlitz) — 30 boats/71 rods kept six Chinook and released two Chinook.

Sec 8 (Longview) — 48 bank anglers released one steelhead; 38 boats/79 rods kept two Chinook.

Sec 9 (Cathlamet) — 13 bank anglers released one steelhead; nine boats/15 rods had no catch.

Sec 10 (Cathlamet) — Three bank anglers had no catch.

STURGEON

Sec 4 (Vancouver) — One boat/three rods released two sublegal sturgeon.

Sec 5 (Woodland) — One bank angler had no catch; one boat/two rods released one sublegal and four oversize sturgeon.

Sec 6 (Kalama) — One boat/two rods had no catch.

Sec 7 (Cowlitz) — One boat/seven rods released four legal and 36 sublegal sturgeon.

Sec 8 (Longview) — One boat/two rods released eight sublegal sturgeon.

COLUMBIA RIVER TRIBUTARIES

SALMON/STEELHEAD

Cowlitz River from Interstate 5 Bridge downstream — 23 bank rods kept one Chinook jack, one steelhead, one cutthroat and released one Chinook jack; one boat/two rods released two cutthroat.

Cowlitz River above I-5 bridge — 18 bank rods had no catch; nine boats/31 rods kept 39 steelhead.

Kalama River — Seven bank rods kept two steelhead and released two steelhead; one boat/two rods had no catch.

Lewis River — 15 bank rods kept five steelhead; three boats/six rods kept one steelhead.

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