THE FOLLOWING FISHING REPORT WAS FORWARDED BY BRYANT SPELLMAN, WDFW
Preliminary Washington Columbia River mainstem and tributary sport sampling summary May 30-June 5, 2022
Columbia River and Tributary Fishery Reports
Mainstem Columbia River
Sec 1 (Bonneville) – 258 bank anglers kept 29 Chinook, four jacks and released 27 Chinook and two jacks.
Sec 2 (Camas/Washougal) – 17 boats/33 rods kept three Chinook, one jack and released one jack.
Sec 3 (I-5 area) – 14 bank anglers had no catch. 3 boats/4 rods had no catch.
Sec 4 (Vancouver) – 154 bank anglers kept six Chinook, three jacks and released three Chinook. 83 boats/154 rods kept 24 Chinook, seven jacks and released 14 Chinook.
Sec 5 (Woodland) – 57 bank anglers kept 10 Chinook and released one jack. 24 boats/51 rods kept four Chinook, three jacks and released four Chinook.
Sec 6 (Kalama) – 113 bank anglers kept eight Chinook, one jack, one steelhead and released nine Chinook. 32 boats/74 rods kept 14 Chinook and released three Chinook.
Sec 7 (Cowlitz) – 4 boats/12 rods kept three Chinook, one jack and released one Chinook.
Sec 8 (Longview) – 116 bank anglers kept 12 Chinook, two jacks, seven steelhead and released two Chinook, one steelhead and seven sockeye. 100 boats/225 rods kept 48 Chinook, five jacks, 18 steelhead and released 19 Chinook, one jack and three sockeye.
Sec 9 (Cathlamet) – 34 bank anglers kept one Chinook, seven steelhead and released one steelhead. 10 boats/23 rods kept three Chinook, three steelhead and released one Chinook.
Sec 10 (Cathlamet) – Two bank anglers had no catch. 12 boats/24 rods kept six Chinook, one jack, eight steelhead and released two Chinook.
Sec 5 (Woodland) – 1 boat/5 rods released five legal and one oversize sturgeon.
Sec 9 (Cathlamet) – 10 boats/29 rods kept four legal and released four sublegal and eight oversize sturgeon.
Sec 10 (Chinook/Deep River/Cathlamet) – 15 bank anglers had no catch. 152 boats/435 rods kept 58 legal and released 71 sublegal and 110 oversize sturgeon.
Sec 1 (Bonneville) – 54 bank anglers kept 345 shad and released two shad.