THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION WAS FORWARDED BY BRYANT SPELLMAN, WDFW
Columbia River mainstem
During Saturday’s flight 66 salmonid boats and 203 Washington bank anglers were counted from Cathlamet upstream to Bonneville Dam.
Sunday’s (6/30) count was just over 80,000 fish, which pushes the season total over 7.0 million shad passing Bonneville Dam.
Columbia River Tributaries
Cowlitz River – I-5 Br downstream: 12 bank rods kept 1 steelhead.
Above the I-5 Br: 12 bank rods kept 2 steelhead. 32 boats/108 rods kept 34 steelhead and released 1 steelhead, 2 Chinook and 2 jacks.
Kalama River – 11 bank anglers had no catch.
Lewis River – 16 bank anglers had no catch. 4 boats/9 rods kept 1 steelhead and released 5 jacks.
Wind River – 1 boat/2 rods had no catch.
Drano Lake – 1 boat/1 rod released 1 steelhead.
Klickitat below Fisher Hill Bridge – No anglers sampled.
Klickitat above #5 Fishway – 2 bank anglers had no catch.
- Tributaries not listed: Creel checks not conducted.
Lower Columbia Mainstem Sport July 1-7
Salmon and steelhead:
Bonneville bank: 11 anglers with 1 steelhead kept
Camas/Washougal bank: 0 anglers with nothing, obviously
I-5 area bank: 12 anglers with 1 steelhead released
Vancouver bank: 37 anglers with nothing
Woodland bank: 70 anglers with 5 steelhead kept and 1 adult Chinook and 4 steelhead released
Kalama bank: 81 anglers with 1 steelhead kept and 1 adult Chinook, 5 steelhead and 1 sockeye released
Longview bank: 320 anglers with 28 steelhead kept and 1 adult Chinook, one jack Chinook, 11 steelhead and 2 sockeye released
Cathlamet bank: 45 anglers with 5 steelhead kept and 2 steelhead released
Private boats/bank: 5 anglers with 1 steelhead released
Bonneville boat: Nothing
Camas/Washougal boat: 5 anglers with 2 steelhead kept and 1 adult Chinook, 2 steelhead and 2 sockeye released
I-5 area boat: 2 anglers with nothing
Vancouver boat: 28 anglers with 1 steelhead kept and 1 adult Chinook and 2 steelhead released
Woodland boat: 2 anglers with nothing
Kalama boat: 19 anglers with nothing
Cowlitz boat: 4 anglers with nothing
Longview boat: 63 anglers with 11 steelhead kept and 1 adult Chinook, 1 jack Chinook, 12 steelhead and 3 sockeye released
Cathlamet boat: 11 anglers with 5 steelhead kept and 1 steelhead released
Private boats/bank: 4 anglers with nothing
Bonneville bank: 18 anglers with 38 kept and 3 released
Bonneville bank: No report
Bonneville boat: No report
Camas/Washougal bank: No report
Camas/Washougal boat: No report
I-5 area bank: No report
I-5 area boat: 2 anglers with 5 sublegals and 1 legal released
Vancouver bank: No report
Vancouver boat: No report
Woodland bank: No report
Woodland boat: No report
Kalama bank: No report
Kalama boat: 6 anglers with 20 sublegals released
Cowlitz bank: No report
Cowlitz boat: No report
Longview bank: No report
Longview boat: 2 anglers with 3 oversize released
Cathalmet bank: No report
Cathlamet boat: No report
Chinook/Elochoman bank: No report
Chinook/Elochoman boat: No report
Ilwaco bank: No report
Ilwaco boat: No report
Ilwaco charter: No report