THE FOLLOWING FISHING REPORT WAS FORWARDED BY LAUREN HOLMES, WDFW
Preliminary Washington Columbia River mainstem and tributary sport sampling summary October 17-23, 2022
Mainstem Columbia River
Sec 1 (Bonneville) – 17 bank anglers kept one coho, and released one Chinook and three coho.
Sec 2 (Camas/Washougal) – 14 boats/23 rods kept two coho.
Sec 3 (I-5 area) – 1 boat/2 rods had no catch.
Sec 4 (Vancouver) – 4 boats/10 rods kept three coho, and released one Chinook jack.
Sec 5 (Woodland) – One bank angler had no catch. 9 boats/15 rods kept six coho.
Sec 6 (Kalama) – 1 boats/2 rods released one coho.
Sec 7 (Cowlitz) – 1 boat/1 rod had no catch.
Sec 8 (Longview) – 7 bank anglers had no catch. 7 boats/14 rods kept three coho.
Sec 9 (Cathlamet) – No report.
Sec 10 (Cathlamet) – 1 boat/1 rod had no catch.
Columbia River Tributaries
Cowlitz River I-5 Br downstream – 10 bank rods released one coho. 6 boats/17 rods kept 10 coho and released three coho.
Cowlitz River Above the I-5 Br – 15 bank rods released seven Chinook and three coho.
Kalama River – 37 bank rods kept four coho, and released three coho. 4 rods/2 boats kept six coho, and released one Chinook and four coho.
Lewis River – 127 bank rods kept 42 coho, two coho jacks and one steelhead, and released 17 coho. 26 boats/54 rods kept 11 coho, and released one coho.
Wind River – No report.
Drano Lake – 83 bank rods kept one Chinook, seven coho, and released 13 Chinook, two Chinook jacks, two coho and one white sturgeon. 38 boats/115 rods kept nine Chinook, one Chinook jack, 56 coho, two steelhead, and released 15 Chinook, three Chinook jacks and 15 coho.
Klickitat River below Fisher Hill Bridge– No report.