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Columbia River

Rating - Fair   

Thursday, Oct 14 2021
Current and upcoming fishing opportunities:As of Oct. 1, fall salmon season is open for Chinook and coho from Buoy 10 to the Oregon/Washington border above McNary Dam. Please refer to the latest regulation updates for bag limits and mark selective fisheries.Columbia River regulation updates for salmon, steelhead, shad and sturgeon can be found above.SALMON, STEELHEAD AND SHADBuoy 10:Weekly checking showed 6 Chinook and 338 coho kept, and three Chinook and 218 coho released for 171 boats (460 anglers); and 0.84 coho kept, and 0.61 coho released per angler for 189 bank anglers.Tongue Point/Rocky Point to Longview:Weekly checking showed no catch for one bank angler.Rainier to St. Helens:Weekly checking showed 25 adult Chinook, two jack Chinook, 53 adult coho and two jack coho kept, and one adult Chinook and 11 adult coho released for 71 boats (158 anglers); and no catch for four bank anglers.Sauvie Island to Portland:Weekly checking showed 6 adult Chinook and 14 adult coho kept, and one jack coho released for 50 boats (106 anglers); and no catch for three bank anglers.Troutdale: Weekly checking showed 10 adult Chinook, one jack Chinook, 11 adult coho, and one jack coho kept, and one adult Chinook, one jack Chinook, and 10 adult coho released for 92 boats (164 anglers). Gorge:Weekly checking showed 82 adult Chinook, 11 jack Chinook, 33 adult coho, and two jack coho kept, and four adult Chinook, one jack Chinook, and two adult coho released for 74 boats (228 anglers).Bonneville Pool (Bonneville Dam upstream to The Dalles Dam):Weekly checking showed 58 adult Chinook, 10 jack Chinook, 43 adult coho, and 9 jack coho kept, and two adult Chinook released for 60 boats (163 anglers).The Dalles Pool (The Dalles Dam upstream to John Day Dam):Weekly checking showed 24 adult Chinook, 7 jack Chinook, and 24 adult coho kept, and one steelhead released for 32 boats (80 anglers).John Day Pool (Columbia River above John Day Dam and John Day Arm):Weekly checking showed two adult Chinook and one jack Chinook kept, and one steelhead released for 11 boats (21 anglers).STURGEONLower Columbia RiverWauna Powerlines to Bonneville Dam:Closed for retention. Weekly checking showed one sublegal and three oversized released for one boats (three anglers).Bonneville Pool:Closed for retention. No report.The Dalles Pool:Closed for retention. No report.John Day Pool:Closed for retention. No report.WALLEYELower Columbia:Weekly checking showed no catch for one boat (two anglers).Bonneville Pool:No report.The Dalles Pool:No report.John Day Pool:Weekly checking showed 6 walleye kept for 6 boats (12 anglers).




Thursday, Oct 14 2021



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Columbia River


Rating - Fair

Current and upcoming fishing opportunities:As of Oct. 1, fall salmon season is open for Chinook and coho from Buoy 10 to the Oregon/Washington border above McNary Dam. Please refer to the latest regulation updates for bag limits and mark selective fisheries.Columbia River regulation updates for salmon, steelhead, shad and sturgeon can be found above.SALMON, STEELHEAD AND SHADBuoy 10:Weekly checking showed 6 Chinook and 338 coho kept, and three Chinook and 218 coho released for 171 boats (460 anglers); and 0.84 coho kept, and 0.61 coho released per angler for 189 bank anglers.Tongue Point/Rocky Point to Longview:Weekly checking showed no catch for one bank angler.Rainier to St. Helens:Weekly checking showed 25 adult Chinook, two jack Chinook, 53 adult coho and two jack coho kept, and one adult Chinook and 11 adult coho released for 71 boats (158 anglers); and no catch for four bank anglers.Sauvie Island to Portland:Weekly checking showed 6 adult Chinook and 14 adult coho kept, and one jack coho released for 50 boats (106 anglers); and no catch for three bank anglers.Troutdale: Weekly checking showed 10 adult Chinook, one jack Chinook, 11 adult coho, and one jack coho kept, and one adult Chinook, one jack Chinook, and 10 adult coho released for 92 boats (164 anglers). Gorge:Weekly checking showed 82 adult Chinook, 11 jack Chinook, 33 adult coho, and two jack coho kept, and four adult Chinook, one jack Chinook, and two adult coho released for 74 boats (228 anglers).Bonneville Pool (Bonneville Dam upstream to The Dalles Dam):Weekly checking showed 58 adult Chinook, 10 jack Chinook, 43 adult coho, and 9 jack coho kept, and two adult Chinook released for 60 boats (163 anglers).The Dalles Pool (The Dalles Dam upstream to John Day Dam):Weekly checking showed 24 adult Chinook, 7 jack Chinook, and 24 adult coho kept, and one steelhead released for 32 boats (80 anglers).John Day Pool (Columbia River above John Day Dam and John Day Arm):Weekly checking showed two adult Chinook and one jack Chinook kept, and one steelhead released for 11 boats (21 anglers).STURGEONLower Columbia RiverWauna Powerlines to Bonneville Dam:Closed for retention. Weekly checking showed one sublegal and three oversized released for one boats (three anglers).Bonneville Pool:Closed for retention. No report.The Dalles Pool:Closed for retention. No report.John Day Pool:Closed for retention. No report.WALLEYELower Columbia:Weekly checking showed no catch for one boat (two anglers).Bonneville Pool:No report.The Dalles Pool:No report.John Day Pool:Weekly checking showed 6 walleye kept for 6 boats (12 anglers).


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