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Columbia River and tributary fishing report, Sept. 19-25

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Flight count from Saturday, Sept. 24 on lower Columbia River east end of Reed Island upstream to Bonneville Dam had 278 salmonid boats and 42 Washington bank rods tallied.

Fishery reports

MAINSTEM COLUMBIA RIVER

SALMON/STEELHEAD

Sec 1 (Bonneville) — 91 bank anglers kept eight Chinook, seven Chinook jacks, one coho and released one Chinook; 273 boats/707 rods kept 240 Chinook, 96 Chinook jacks, eight coho, one coho jack and released six Chinook, 10 Chinook jacks, two coho jacks and one steelhead.

COLUMBIA RIVER TRIBUTARIES

SALMON/STEELHEAD

Cowlitz River from Interstate 5 Bridge downstream — 82 bank rods kept one Chinook, two coho jacks and released two Chinook and one coho; 24 boats/57 rods kept four coho and released two Chinook and 10 coho.

Cowlitz River above the I-5 bridge — 36 bank rods kept one steelhead and released three Chinook.

Kalama River — 14 bank rods had no catch.

Lewis River — 53 bank rods kept one Chinook jack, 11 coho and one coho jack; two boats/five rods kept seven coho jacks and released two Chinook.

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

Klickitat River above No. 5 Fishway — Nine bank rods kept one Chinook.

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