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Salmon & Steelhead

Restoration work aims to improve salmon habitat in lower Columbia

October 27, 2020, 10:30am Northwest

The final piece of a three-part effort to improve salmon passage and habitat in the lower Columbia River is underway at Washington state’s Hungry Harbor not far from Astoria. Read story

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020   Two Chinook on the Elwha River protecting their redd during the spawning season.

The Elwha dams are gone and chinook are surging back, but why are so few reaching the upper river?

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020   Two Chinook on the Elwha River protecting their redd during the spawning season.

October 25, 2020, 12:45pm Latest News

ELWHA RIVER, Olympic Peninsula -- They were the king of kings in Puget Sound, the biggest chinook of them all, strong enough to muscle up the falls at the Goblin Gates and power on all the way through nearly 4 miles of chutes and falls in the Grand Canyon of… Read story

Fishing report: Columbia River sturgeon retention on tap

September 23, 2020, 7:46pm Outdoors

Washington and Oregon will allow three more retention days for white sturgeon in the lower Columbia River from Bonneville Dam to power lines at Wauna, east of Astoria. The area includes the Cowlitz River, but not the Willamette. Read story

The final projections for 2020 ocean and Columbia River salmon returns are out, and once again low numbers will constrain fisheries. Chinook numbers will be a bit better for the Buoy 10 fishery, but coho returns will be dismal.

Recreational Columbia River salmon fishing opens Saturday

The final projections for 2020 ocean and Columbia River salmon returns are out, and once again low numbers will constrain fisheries. Chinook numbers will be a bit better for the Buoy 10 fishery, but coho returns will be dismal.

September 17, 2020, 4:40pm Northwest

Oregon and Washington will reopen the Columbia River on Saturday, through the end of the year, to all salmon fishing from Buoy 10 to Pasco. Read story

Fishing report: Sept. 17

September 16, 2020, 8:03pm Outdoors

Fishing reports for waters in southwest Washington, including the Columbia River and tributaries as reported to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife on Sept. 15. Read story

Fishing report: Salmon fishing to reopen Friday

September 9, 2020, 8:50pm Outdoors

Bolstered by continued high numbers of chinook salmon passing Bonneville Dam, Oregon and Washington once again relaxed angling rules on the Columbia River during a telephone meeting Wednesday. Read story

A group of happy fishers after a day with Matt Eleazer of East Fork Outfitters below Bonneville Dam. While Eleazer still fishes the Columbia, he has forsaken the poor fishing on tributary rivers of Southwest Washington.

Diminishing fish runs, diseased elk send local guides out of state

A group of happy fishers after a day with Matt Eleazer of East Fork Outfitters below Bonneville Dam. While Eleazer still fishes the Columbia, he has forsaken the poor fishing on tributary rivers of Southwest Washington.

September 9, 2020, 8:44pm Outdoors

Fixes to problems in Southwest Washington could be a long time coming Read story

Fishing Report Sept. 3

September 2, 2020, 9:50pm Outdoors

Fishing reports for waters in southwest Washington, including the Columbia River and tributaries as reported to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife on Aug. 31. Read story

Gillnetting on the Columbia River has been scheduled for 14 days in August.

Commercial fishing dates set for section of Columbia River

Gillnetting on the Columbia River has been scheduled for 14 days in August.

July 31, 2020, 3:44pm Outdoors

Columbian staff, news services Read story

Fishing report: July 13

July 16, 2020, 4:21pm Outdoors

Fishing reports for waters in Southwest Washington, including the Columbia River and tributaries as reported to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife on July 13. Read story