THE FOLLOWING FISHING REPORT WAS FORWARDED BY BRYANT SPELLMAN, WDFW
Preliminary Washington tributary sport sampling summary May 1-7, 2023
Columbia River Tributaries
Cowlitz River I-5 Br downstream – 58 bank rods kept two Chinook. 5 boats/12 rods had no catch.
Cowlitz River Above the I-5 Br – 12 bank rods kept one Chinook and released one steelhead. 1 boat/2 rods kept one Chinook.
Kalama River – 47 bank rods kept two Chinook. 37 boats/87 rods kept 14 Chinook, one jack and released three steelhead.
Lewis River – Three bank rods had no catch.
Wind River – 21 bank rods had no catch. 177 boats/619 rods kept 113 Chinook, two jacks, two steelhead and released three Chinook and one steelhead.
Drano Lake – 46 bank rods released one Chinook. 203 boats/616 rods kept 160 Chinook and released two Chinook.
Klickitat River below Fisher Hill Bridge – Two bank rods had no catch.