State Fish and Wildlife
by Mark Yuasa
Columbia River fish checks
Lower Columbia River below Bonneville Dam - Last week: 1,379 bank anglers caught 50 chinook, 123 steelhead and 15 sockeye, and released 29 chinook and 84 steelhead; 234 boats with 494 anglers caught 29 chinook, 55 steelhead and 11 sockeye, and released 16 chinook, 29 steelhead and two sockeye; 65 bank anglers caught three sturgeon and released 15; 42 boats with 59 anglers caught eight sturgeon, and released 87; 67 bank anglers caught 127 shad and released one; three boats with six anglers caught three shad; one bank angler caught no bass; two boats with three anglers caught no bass.
Columbia river in Bonneville Pool - Last week: 34 bank anglers caught seven sturgeon and released 50; 19 boats with 48 anglers caught 21 sturgeon and released 121; five bank anglers caught no steelhead; two bank anglers caught no bass; two boats with four anglers caught four bass and released two.
Columbia River in The Dalles Pool - Last week: 50 bank anglers caught four sturgeon and released 52; eight boats with 20 anglers released 66 sturgeon; 38 bank anglers caught three steelhead and released one; one boat with two anglers caught no steelhead; nine boats with 20 anglers caught 59 walleye and released three; three bank anglers caught three bass and released 14; four boats with seven anglers caught one bass and released 53.
Sockeye and Chinook Season is Closed Upstream of Astoria Bridge by Staff, The Daily Astorian, 7/18/11
Sockeye Catch-and-Keep Opens Today on Upper Columbia by Rich Landers, Spokesman-Review, 7/15/11
Upper Columbia River Region Opens for Sockeye Fishing by Mark Yuasa, Seattle Times, 7/13/11
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