THE FOLLOWING WDFW FISHING REPORT WAS TRANSMITTED BY BRYANT SPELLMAN
Columbia River Tributaries
Grays River – 3 bank anglers released 1 coho.
Skamokawa Creek – No anglers sampled.
Elochoman River – 35 bank anglers kept 5 steelhead and released 7 coho jacks. 1 boat/2 rods had no catch.
Abernathy Creek – 1 bank angler had no catch.
Mill Creek – 1 bank angler had no catch.
Germany Creek – 4 bank anglers had no catch.
Cowlitz River – I-5 Br downstream: 5 bank rods had no catch.
Above the I-5 Br: 12 bank rods released 1 coho jack.
Last week, Tacoma Power employees recovered 691 coho adults, 273 coho jacks, 26 cutthroat trout, three fall Chinook adults and four summer-run steelhead adults during five days of operations at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator.
During the past week, Tacoma Power released 106 coho adults and 45 coho jacks into the Cispus River near Randle and they released 179 coho adults, 61 coho jacks and one cutthroat trout into Lake Scanewa in Randle.
Tacoma Power released 34 coho adults and 44 coho jacks at the Franklin Bridge release site in Packwood and they released 189 coho adults, 119 coho jacks, one fall Chinook adult and five cutthroat trout into the Tilton River at Gust Backstrom Park in Morton.
River flows at Mayfield Dam are approximately 4,740 cubic feet per second on Monday, Dec. 3. Water visibility is 11 feet and the water temperature is 49.8 degrees F. River flows could change at any time so boaters and anglers should remain alert for this possibility.
Kalama River – 8 bank anglers had no catch. 1 boat/2 rods released 2 coho.
Lewis River – 12 bank rods had no catch.
East Fork Lewis River – 15 bank anglers released 1 steelhead.
Salmon Creek – 31 bank anglers had no catch.
Wind River – No anglers sampled.
Klickitat River –No anglers sampled.