State Fish and Wildlife Columbia
by Mark Yuasa
Columbia River below Bonneville Dam -- May 13-19: 298 bank anglers caught two jack spring chinook and seven steelhead, and released five spring chinook and four steelhead; 22 boats with 45 anglers caught six steelhead and released two spring chinook; 21 bank anglers caught no sturgeon; 19 boats with 41 anglers caught six sturgeon and released 48; 26 bank anglers caught 65 shad; five boats with 10 anglers caught five shad and released five.
Columbia River in The Dalles Pool -- May 13-19: One bank angler released one sturgeon; five boats with 12 anglers released 46 sturgeon; three boats with seven anglers caught 12 walleye; three bank anglers caught three bass; two boats with four anglers released 27 bass.
Columbia River in John Day Pool -- May 13-19: 20 bank anglers caught no sturgeon; six boats with six anglers released five sturgeon; two bank anglers caught no walleye; 12 boats with 23 anglers caught 40 walleye and released three; 34 bank anglers caught 23 bass and released 13; four boats with seven anglers caught one bass and released six.
Cowlitz River -- May 13-19: 167 bank anglers caught eight spring chinook; 14 boat anglers caught two spring chinook.
Washougal River -- May 13-19: 47 bank anglers caught no fish; three boat anglers caught no fish.
Wind River mouth -- May 13-19: Four bank anglers caught no fish; 87 boat anglers caught 12 spring chinook and released five.
Drano Lake -- May 13-19: Three bank anglers caught no fish; 232 boat anglers caught 46 spring chinook and released two.
Klickitat River -- May 13-19: 85 bank anglers caught 24 spring chinook and five steelhead, and released three steelhead.
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