THE FOLLOWING FISHING REPORT WAS FORWARDED BY KEVIN MATHEWS, WDFW
Washington Columbia River and Tributary Fishing Report Aug 17-23, 2020
Mainstem Lower Columbia River
Sec 1 (Bonneville) – 56 bank anglers kept two Chinook, one Chinook jack and released one Chinook and four steelhead. 13 boats/33 rods kept six Chinook and released one Chinook.
Sec 2 (Camas/Washougal) – Nine bank anglers had no catch. 40 boats/83 rods kept 18 Chinook and one Chinook jack.
Sec 3 (I-5 area) – 3 bank anglers had no catch. 14 boats/34 rods had no catch.
Sec 4 (Vancouver) – 95 bank anglers kept six Chinook and one Chinook jack. 111 boats/255 rods kept 30 Chinook and three Chinook jacks.
Sec 5 (Woodland) – 154 bank anglers kept 17 Chinook and one Chinook jack. 123 boats/329 rods kept 76 Chinook, four Chinook jacks and released two Chinook and one steelhead.
Sec 6 (Kalama) – 273 bank anglers kept 57 Chinook and two Chinook jacks. 51 boats/139 rods kept 21 Chinook, three Chinook jacks and released two steelhead.
Sec 7 (Cowlitz) – 76 boats/206 rods kept 54 Chinook, one Chinook jack and released two Chinook jacks, one coho and two steelhead.
Sec 8 (Longview) – 94 bank anglers kept two Chinook. 75 boats/155 rods kept 16 Chinook.
Sec 9 (Cathlamet) – 24 boats/51 rods kept eight Chinook and one coho.
Sec 4 (Vancouver) – 1 boat/1 rod released one sublegal sturgeon.
Sec 6 (Kalama) – 1 boat/3 rods released six sublegal and nine legal sturgeon.
Sec 8 (Longview) – 2 boats/6 rods released one sublegal sturgeon.
Sec 2 (Camas/Washougal) – 2 boats/7 rods kept three walleye.
Sec 6 (Kalama) – 1 boat/1 rod had no catch.
Columbia River Tributaries
Cowlitz River – I-5 Br downstream – 5 boats/15 rods kept one coho jack and released one coho jack, two steelhead and two cutthroat.
Above the I-5 Br – 17 bank rods kept one steelhead, one cutthroat and released one cutthroat. 10 boats/29 rods kept 16 steelhead, seven cutthroat and released one Chinook, four Chinook jacks and four cutthroat.
Lewis River – 17 bank anglers released seven Chinook jacks. 5 boats/7 rods kept six coho jacks.
Wind River – 1 boat/1 rod had no catch.
Drano Lake – One bank angler had no catch. 18 boats/40 rods kept seven Chinook and released five Chinook, one Chinook jack and 34 steelhead.
Klickitat below Fisher Hill Bridge – 14 bank anglers kept two Chinook and released one Chinook.
Klickitat above #5 Fishway – 11 bank anglers released one steelhead.