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Washington Columbia River mainstem, tributary fishing sampling, Oct. 24-31


Washington Columbia River mainstem and tributary sampling report for the week of Oct. 24-31:

Fishery reports



Sec 1 (Bonneville) — 26 bank anglers kept six coho.

Sec 2 (Camas/Washougal) — Seven boats/11 rods kept one coho.

Sec 5 (Woodland) — Seven bank anglers had no catch; 10 boats/24 rods kept four coho.

Sec 6 (Kalama) — 16 bank anglers had no catch; four boats/five rods had no catch.

Sec 7 (Cowlitz) — Four boats/nine rods released one Chinook.

Sec 8 (Longview) — Two bank anglers had no catch; two boats/two rods had no catch.



Cowlitz River from Interstate 5 Bridge downstream — 14 bank rods released one coho.

Cowlitz River above Interstate 5 bridge — 15 bank rods kept two coho and released five Chinook, one Chinook jack and two coho; two boats/four rods had no catch.

Kalama River — 38 bank rods kept seven coho and released one coho; two boats/five rods kept three coho.

Lewis River — 142 bank rods kept 51 coho, two steelhead and released two Chinook, 11 coho and two coho jacks; nine boats/24 rods kept three Chinook, seven coho and released two coho.

Drano Lake — 54 bank rods kept four Chinook, two coho and released two Chinook and two coho; 17 boats/39 rods kept 15 coho and released nine Chinook and one steelhead.

Klickitat River below Fisher Hill Bridge — 50 bank rods kept three Chinook, 15 coho and released one Chinook and six coho.

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