THE FOLLOWING FISHING REPORT WAS FORWARDED BY KEVIN MATHEWS, WDFW
Preliminary Washington Columbia River mainstem and tributary sport sampling summary April 12-18, 2021
Mainstem Columbia River
John Day Pool – 1 boat/1 rod had no catch.
John Day Pool – 1 boat/5 rods released two legal, five sublegal and one oversized sturgeon.
John Day Pool – 35 boats/89 rods kept 333 walleye and released 133 walleye.
John Day Pool – 2 boats/7 rods released 20 bass.
Columbia River Tributaries
Cowlitz River – I-5 Br downstream – 54 bank rods kept one steelhead.
Above the I-5 Br – 30 bank anglers kept 11 steelhead. 13 boats/34 rods kept 19 steelhead
Drano Lake – 22 bank anglers had no catch. 94 boats/197 rods kept 18 Chinook and released four Chinook.
Kalama River – 32 bank anglers kept one Chinook. 21 boats/42 rods kept one Chinook and released one steelhead and five cutthroat.
Klickitat below Fisher Hill Bridge – Six bank anglers had no catch.
Lewis River – 70 bank rods kept two Chinook, two Chinook jacks and released one Chinook jack. 23 boats/51 rods kept seven Chinook, one cutthroat and released four cutthroat.