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Fishing report for Washington Columbia River mainstem and tributaries, June 6-12

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From the Lower Columbia mainstem Rocky Point/Tongue Point line upstream to Bonneville Dam, there were 129 salmonid boats and 232 Washington bank rods tallied during flight count on Sunday, June 12.

Fishery reports

MAINSTEM COLUMBIA RIVER

SALMON/STEELHEAD

Sec 1 (Bonneville) — 210 bank anglers kept 34 Chinook, five jacks and released 36 Chinook and three jacks; three boats/five rods kept two Chinook.

Sec 2 (Camas/Washougal) — 21 boats/37 rods kept two Chinook, one jack and released four Chinook.

Sec 4 (Vancouver) — 77 bank anglers kept six Chinook, two jacks; 41 boats/76 rods kept six Chinook, two jacks and released eight Chinook and one jack.

Sec 5 (Woodland) — 115 bank anglers kept six Chinook, one jack and released one Chinook, one steelhead and six sockeye; 24 boats/49 rods kept nine Chinook and released one Chinook and two jacks.

Sec 6 (Kalama) — 115 bank anglers kept 10 Chinook, one jack, one steelhead and released one Chinook; 38 boats/87 rods kept eight Chinook and released four Chinook and one steelhead.

Sec 7 (Cowlitz) — 13 boats/44 rods kept 11 Chinook, two jacks and released two Chinook.

Sec 8 (Longview) — 203 bank anglers kept nine Chinook, one jack, four steelhead and released four Chinook, one jack, six steelhead and 13 sockeye; 127 boats/263 rods kept 55 Chinook, eight jacks, 22 steelhead and released 19 Chinook, five steelhead and one sockeye.

Sec 9 (Cathlamet) — 21 bank anglers kept three steelhead; eight boats/18 rods kept nine Chinook and 12 steelhead.

Sec 10 (Cathlamet) — Four bank anglers kept one steelhead; six boats/nine rods had no catch.

STURGEON

Sec 7 (Cowlitz) — One boat/five rods released one legal and two oversize sturgeon.

Sec 9 (Cathlamet) — 19 boats/46 rods kept 13 legal and released 13 sublegal and 13 oversize sturgeon.

Sec 10 (Chinook/Deep River/Cathlamet) — 38 bank anglers released one oversize sturgeon; 105 boats/321 rods kept 43 legal and released 50 sublegal and 76 oversize sturgeon.

SHAD

Sec 1 (Bonneville) — 89 bank anglers kept 486 shad and released 100 shad.

Sec 3 (Interstate 5 area) — One boat/one rod kept 18 shad.

Sec 4 (Vancouver) — Three boats/seven rods kept 46 shad and released seven shad.

Sec 5 (Woodland) — Five boats/11 rods kept 105 shad and released 35 shad.

Sec 6 (Kalama) — Five boats/15 rods kept 213 shad and released 18 shad.

Sec 8 (Longview) — Four boats/11 rods kept 86 shad.

COLUMBIA RIVER TRIBUTARIES

SALMON/STEELHEAD

Cowlitz River from Interstate 5 Bridge downstream — Six bank rods had no catch; one boat/four rods had no catch.

Cowlitz River Above the I-5 Bridge — 30 bank rods kept one Chinook, one jack and three steelhead; two boats/four rods kept two steelhead.

Kalama River — 15 bank rods kept two Chinook and released two jacks and one steelhead; seven boats/14 rods kept two steelhead.

Lewis River — Three bank rods had no catch; one boat/one rod had no catch.

Wind River — Three bank rods had no catch; five boats/nine rods had no catch.

Drano Lake — Six boats/10 rods had no catch.

Klickitat River below Fisher Hill Bridge — Four bank rods had no catch.

Recent trout plants

Goose Lake, June 8 — 7,661 cutthroat, 1.98 fish per pound from Skamania Hatchery.

Goose Lake, June 7 — 2,200 rainbow, 2.00 fish per pound from Vancouver Hatchery.

Swift Power Canal, June 7 — 2,119 rainbow, 1.50 fish per pound from Merwin Hatchery.

Klineline Pond, June 6 — 2,000 rainbow, 2.00 fish per pound from Goldendale Hatchery.

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