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SW WA, Lower Columbia, Buoy 10 Fishing Report (8-16-22)

THE FOLLOWING FISHING REPORT WAS FORWARDED BY BRYANT SPELLMAN, WDFW

Preliminary Washington Columbia River mainstem and tributary sport sampling summary August 8-14, 2022

Fishery Reports: 

Lower Columbia River Rocky Point/Tongue Point line upstream to Bonneville Dam – 352 salmonid boats and 92 Washington bank rods were tallied during Saturday’s (8/13) flight count. 

CARISSA ANDERSON HOLDS A GREAT FALL CHINOOK FROM BUOY 10. (COAST FISHING PHOTO CONTEST)

Mainstem Columbia River 

Salmon/Steelhead

Sec 1 (Bonneville) – 26 bank anglers kept one Chinook and released two steelhead. 4 boats/5 rods had  no catch. 

Sec 2 (Camas/Washougal) – 5 boats/7 rods had no catch. 

Sec 3 (I-5 area) – No report.  

Sec 4 (Vancouver) – 42 bank anglers kept three Chinook. 22 boats/39 rods kept five Chinook and  released one Chinook jack.

Sec 5 (Woodland) – 47 bank anglers kept one Chinook. 70 boats/160 rods kept 22 Chinook, one Chinook  jack and released three Chinook, two Chinook jacks and two steelhead. 

Sec 6 (Kalama) – 146 bank anglers kept 15 Chinook, one Chinook jack and released one Chinook and one  steelhead. 20 boats/51 rods kept five Chinook. 

Sec 7 (Cowlitz) – 30 boats/71 rods kept six Chinook and released two Chinook. 

Sec 8 (Longview) – 48 bank anglers released one steelhead. 38 boats/79 rods kept two Chinook. 

Sec 9 (Cathlamet) – 13 bank anglers released one steelhead. 9 boats/15 rods had no catch. 

Sec 10 (Cathlamet) – Three bank anglers had no catch.  

Sturgeon: 

Sec 4 (Vancouver) – 1 boat/3 rods released two sublegal sturgeon. 

Sec 5 (Woodland) – One bank angler had no catch. 1 boat/2 rods released one sublegal and four  oversize sturgeon. 

Sec 6 (Kalama) – 1 boat/2 rods had no catch.  

Sec 7 (Cowlitz) – 1 boat/7 rods released four legal and 36 sublegal sturgeon. 

Sec 8 (Longview) – 1 boat/2 rods released eight sublegal sturgeon. 

Columbia River Tributaries 

Salmon/Steelhead

Cowlitz River I-5 Br downstream – 23 bank rods kept one Chinook jack, one steelhead, one cutthroat  and released one Chinook jack. 1 boat/2 rods released two cutthroat.  

Cowlitz River Above the I-5 Br – 18 bank rods had no catch. 9 boats/31 rods kept 39 steelhead. 

Kalama River – Seven bank rods kept two steelhead and released two steelhead. 1 boat/2 rods had no  catch. 

Lewis River – 15 bank rods kept five steelhead. 3 boats/6 rods kept one steelhead. Wind River – No report. 

Drano Lake – No report. 

Klickitat River below Fisher Hill Bridge – No report. 

Klickitat River above #5 Fishway – No report.

Buoy 10

DateNumber of BoatsNumber of AnglersChinook KeptCoho KeptComments
1-Aug4710152 
2-Aug152604 
3-Aug204654 
4-Aug0000no sample
5-Aug3210193 
6-Aug47135237 
7-Aug37102251 
8-Aug184180 
9-Aug113230 
10-Aug54156127 
11-Aug52126275