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Columbia River tributary fishing report, week of May 5

By Columbian news services
Published: May 11, 2024, 5:57am

The latest Columbia River tributary fishery reports. This sample was taken during the May 5 flight count.

Columbia River tributaries

SALMON/STEELHEAD

Cowlitz River I-5 Bridge downstream — 55 bank rods kept one steelhead, released two Chinook and one jack; two boats/seven rods released one Chinook.

Cowlitz River above the I-5 Bridge — One bank rod kept one steelhead.

Kalama River — 40 bank rods had no catch; 42 boats/97 rods kept 30 Chinook, three jacks, and released one steelhead.

Lewis River — Seven bank rods had no catch; two boats/three rods had no catch.

Wind River — Nine bank rods had no catch; 137 boats/429 rods kept 97 Chinook and released eight Chinook.

Drano Lake — 13 bank rods had no catch; 208 boats/691 rods kept 383 Chinook, one jack and released two Chinook.

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

Recent trout plants

May 1

Horseshoe Lake — 2,100 brown trout, 3.00 fish per pound from Mossyrock Hatchery.

Spearfish Lake — 3,000 rainbow trout, 2.50 fish per pound from Goldendale Hatchery.

May 2

Lake Sacajawea — 1,800 brown trout, 3.00 fish per pound from Mossyrock Hatchery.

Kress Lake — 3,000 rainbow trout, 2.50 fish per pound from Goldendale Hatchery.

May 6

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

Horsethief Lake — 3,000 rainbow trout, 2.50 fish per pound from Goldendale Hatchery.

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