THE FOLLOWING FISHING REPORT WAS FORWARDED BY BRYANT SPELLMAN, WDFW
June 15, Preliminary Washington Columbia River mainstem and tributary sport sampling summary June 7-13, 2021
Lower Columbia mainstem Rocky Point/Tongue Point line upstream to Bonneville Dam – 474 salmonid boats and 373 Washington bank rods were tallied during Saturday’s (6/12) flight count.
Mainstem Columbia River
Sec 1 (Bonneville) – 120 bank anglers kept 11 Chinook, five jacks and released 17 Chinook. 8 boats/15 rods kept two Chinook and released three Chinook.
Sec 2 (Camas/Washougal) – 8 boats/21 rods had no catch.
Sec 3 (I-5 area) – No report.
Sec 4 (Vancouver) – 58 bank anglers kept two Chinook, one jack and released one jack. 60 boats/137 rods kept 14 Chinook and released nine Chinook.
Sec 5 (Woodland) – 63 bank anglers had no catch. 17 boats/42 rods kept two Chinook and released one Chinook.
Sec 6 (Kalama) – 149 bank anglers kept 21 Chinook, three jacks and released 11 Chinook, one sockeye and one steelhead. 40 boats/101 rods kept 12 Chinook, two jacks and released six Chinook, one jack, one sockeye and one steelhead.
Sec 7 (Cowlitz) – 12 boats/32 rods kept 11 Chinook, one jack, one steelhead and released three Chinook.
Sec 8 (Longview) – 136 bank anglers kept one Chinook, five steelhead and released two sockeye and two steelhead. 89 boats/217 rods kept 35 Chinook, two jacks, six steelhead and released seven Chinook, three jacks and one steelhead.
Sec 9 (Cathlamet) – 23 bank anglers kept one steelhead. 19 boats/52 rods kept 11 Chinook, five steelhead and released two Chinook and two steelhead.
Sec 10 (Cathlamet) – 7 boats/13 rods kept one Chinook.
Sec 9 (Cathlamet) – 4 boats/10 rods kept one legal and released two oversize sturgeon.
Sec 10 (Chinook/Deep River/Elochoman) – 85 boats/229 rods kept 44 legal and released 94 sublegal and 174 oversize sturgeon.