SW Washington, Columbia, Gorge Pools Fishing Report (2-11-20)

THE FOLLOWING FISHING REPORT WAS FORWARDED BY BRYANT SPELLMAN, WDFW

Columbia River and Tributary Fishery Reports 

Salmon/Steelhead: 

Mainstem Lower Columbia River 

I-5 Bridge downstream:

Sec 5 (Woodland) bank – Five salmonid anglers had no catch.

Sec 6 (Kalama) bank – One salmonid angler had no catch.

Sec 8 (Longview) bank – One salmonid angler had no catch.

IVAN REYES AND EDDIE PLATA SHOW OFF A NICE WALLEYE CAUGHT AT NIGHT WHILE OUT WITH FLATOUT FISHING RECENTLY. (FLATOUTFISHING.NET)

Salmon/Steelhead: 

Columbia River Tributaries 

Cowlitz River – I-5 Br downstream – 12 bank rods had no catch.

Above the I-5 Br – 13 bank rods had no catch. 9 boats/42 rods kept six steelhead and released three steelhead.

Tacoma Power employees recovered 39 winter-run steelhead adults during five days of operations at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator.

During the past week, Tacoma Power released one winter-run steelhead adult into the Tilton River at Gust Backstrom Park in Morton and they released seven winter-run steelhead adults into the Cispus River near Yellow Jacket Creek.

River flows at Mayfield Dam are approximately 20,900 cubic feet per second on Monday, February 10, 2020. Water visibility is 3 feet and the water temperature is 43.2 F.

Sturgeon: 

Bonneville Pool – 13 bank anglers released two sublegal sturgeon. 16 boats/47 rods kept 20 legal sturgeon and released 118 sublegal sturgeon.

The Dalles Pool – 3 boats/7 rods kept one legal sturgeon and released one sublegal and two oversize sturgeon.

John Day Pool – 45 bank anglers released one sublegal sturgeon. 11 boats/26 rods had no catch.

Walleye: 

Bonneville Pool – 5 boats/6 rods kept four walleye and released seven walleye.

The Dalles Pool – One bank angler had no catch. 1 boat/2 rods had no catch.

John Day Pool – One bank angler had no catch. 16 boats/37 rods kept one walleye.

Catchable Trout Plants: 

Lake/Pond
Date
Species
Number
Fish/lb
Hatchery

Battle Ground LK (CLARK)
Feb 3, 2019
Rainbow
1,500
2.30
Vancouver

Klineline PD (CLARK)
Feb 3, 2019
Rainbow
1,500
2.30
Vancouver

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