THE FOLLOWING FISHING REPORT WAS FORWARDED BY BRYANT SPELLMAN, WDFW
Preliminary Washington Columbia River mainstem and tributary sport sampling summary February 15-21, 2021
Lower Columbia mainstem from Bonneville to Astoria – 21 salmonid boats and 28 Washington bank rods were tallied during Saturday’s (2/20) effort count.
Mainstem Columbia River
Sec 4 (Vancouver) – One bank angler had no catch.
Sec 5 (Woodland) – Nine bank anglers had no catch.
Sec 8 (Longview) – Four bank anglers had no catch.
The Dalles Pool – 1 boat/1 rod released one steelhead.
John Day Pool – Three bank anglers had no catch. 5 boats/17 rods had no catch.
The Dalles Pool – Two bank anglers kept two walleye. 3 boats/9 rods had no catch.
John Day Pool – 14 boats/38 rods kept 47 walleye and released five walleye.
Columbia River Tributaries
Cowlitz River – I-5 Br downstream – 108 bank rods kept five steelhead. 5 boats/8 rods kept one steelhead.
Above the I-5 Br – 32 bank rods kept four steelhead and released two steelhead. 69 boats/224 rods kept 79 steelhead, two cutthroat and released five steelhead.
Kalama River – 2 boats/5 rods had no catch.