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Fishing report for Washington Columbia River mainstem and tributaries, May 16-22

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Sampling summary for May 16-22:

Fishery reports

MAINSTEM COLUMBIA RIVER

SALMON/STEELHEAD

Sec 1 (Bonneville) — 512 bank anglers kept 88 Chinook, 56 jacks and released 70 Chinook and two jacks; 13 boats/26 rods kept two Chinook, two jacks and released two Chinook.

Sec 2 (Camas/Washougal) — 22 boats/46 rods kept three Chinook, one jack and released one Chinook.

Sec 3 (Interstate 5 area) — Six bank anglers had no catch; 10 boats/16 rods kept one Chinook and one jack.

Sec 4 (Vancouver) — 101 bank anglers kept six Chinook, five jacks and released two Chinook and one steelhead; 67 boats/145 rods kept 12 Chinook, six jacks and released 13 Chinook and two jacks.

Sec 5 (Woodland) — 90 bank anglers kept three Chinook; 33 boats/77 rods kept five Chinook and released one Chinook.

Sec 6 (Kalama) — 143 bank anglers kept six Chinook, one jack, three steelhead and released two Chinook; 42 boats/91 rods kept seven Chinook, one jack and released five Chinook and one jack.

Sec 7 (Cowlitz) — 10 boats/40 rods kept five Chinook, one jack and released one Chinook.

Sec 8 (Longview) — 128 bank anglers kept nine Chinook, two jacks, four steelhead and released one Chinook and one steelhead; 115 boats/226 rods kept 27 Chinook, seven jacks, two steelhead and released 22 Chinook and three jacks.

Sec 9 (Cathlamet) — 49 bank anglers kept one Chinook; nine boats/18 rods kept three Chinook, one steelhead and released one Chinook.

Sec 10 (Cathlamet) — Nine boats/15 rods kept four Chinook and released four Chinook.

STURGEON

Sec 6 (Kalama) — One boat/six rods released three sublegal and six oversize sturgeon.

Sec 9 (Cathlamet) — 29 boats/86 rods kept three legal and released three sublegal and 14 oversize sturgeon.

Sec 10 (Chinook/Deep River/Cathlamet) — 25 bank anglers had no catch; 69 boats/203 rods kept five legal and released six sublegal and 13 oversize sturgeon.

SHAD

Sec 1 (Bonneville) — Four bank anglers kept 17 shad.

COLUMBIA RIVER TRIBUTARIES

SALMON/STEELHEAD

Cowlitz River from Interstate 5 Bridge downstream — Six bank rods kept one steelhead and released one Chinook and one steelhead.

Cowlitz River above I-5 Bridge — Eight bank rods released one steelhead.

Kalama River — 38 bank rods kept four Chinook and released one steelhead; 13 boats/30 rods kept 14 Chinook and one jack.

Lewis River — 29 bank rods kept two Chinook, one jack and released one Chinook; one boat/one rod had no catch.

Wind River — Three bank rods kept one Chinook; 27 boats/86 rods kept 17 Chinook, two jacks and released two Chinook.

Drano Lake — 17 bank rods had no catch; 53 boats/158 rods kept 60 Chinook, three jacks and released two Chinook.

Klickitat River below Fisher Hill Bridge — 15 bank rods kept five Chinook and released one steelhead.

Recent trout plants

Horsethief Lake, May 20 — 2,000 rainbow, 2.21 fish per pound from Goldendale Hatchery.

Mayfield Reservoir, May 19 — 4,400 rainbow, 2.20 fish per pound from Mossyrock Hatchery.

Battle Ground Lake, May 18 — 3,013 rainbow, 2.42 fish per pound from Goldendale Hatchery.

Horseshoe Lake, May 13 — 2,500 rainbow, 2.17 fish per pound; 18 rainbow, 0.11 fish per pound; and 83 rainbow, 0.34 fish per pound from Goldendale Hatchery.

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