Fishing Report, November 14by Terry Otto
The Columbian, November 14, 2019
The Columbia River is open to the retention of hatchery coho salmon and hatchery steelhead from Buoy 10 up to the Bonneville Dam. Only one steelhead may be retained as part of a two-fish limit. Chinook retention is closed.
Fishing for salmon or steelhead from Bonneville Dam to the Hwy. 395 Bridge in Pasco is closed for the year.
White sturgeon retention is closed from Buoy 10 at the mouth of the Columbia upstream to McNary Dam but remains an option for catch-and-release fishing.
Coho are available in local tributaries.
Holdover trout are available and biting in lowland lakes.
Walleye fishing has slowed considerably.
The salmonid creel program on the lower Columbia has ended for the year and will resume in February.
Columbia River Tributaries
Elochoman River -- Two bank anglers had no catch.
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