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Columbia River tributary fishing sampling summary for May 1-7


Fishery reports

The Columbia River tributary sport fishing sampling summary for the week of May 1-7:


Cowlitz River from Interstate 5 bridge downstream — 58 bank rods kept two Chinook; five boats/12 rods had no catch.

Cowlitz River above the I-5 bridge — 12 bank rods kept one Chinook and released one steelhead; one boat/two rods kept one Chinook.

Kalama River — 47 bank rods kept two Chinook; 37 boats/87 rods kept 14 Chinook, one jack and released three steelhead.

Lewis River — Three bank rods had no catch.

Wind River — 21 bank rods had no catch; 177 boats/619 rods kept 113 Chinook, two jacks, two steelhead and released three Chinook and one steelhead.

Drano Lake — 46 bank rods released one Chinook; 203 boats/616 rods kept 160 Chinook and released two Chinook.

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

Recent trout plants

May 2

Battle Ground Lake — 3,000 rainbow trout, 2.60 fish per pound from Goldendale Hatchery.

May 3

Lake Sacajawea — 2,500 rainbow trout, 2.50 fish per pound from Mossyrock Hatchery.

Kress Lake — 1,460 rainbow trout, 2.70 fish per pound and 1,560 rainbow trout, 2.60 fish per pound, both from Goldendale Hatchery.

May 4

Mayfield Reservoir — 5,200 rainbow trout, 2.60 fish per pound from Mossyrock Hatchery.

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