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Columbia River

Rating - Fair   

Wednesday, Sep 21 2022
On Saturdays (8/27) flight, there were 939 salmonid boats and 40 salmonid bank anglers counted from Bonneville Dam to Tongue Point.Gorge:Weekly checking showed 17 adult Chinook and two jack Chinook kept, and one adult Chinook released for 49 boats (118 anglers); and two adult Chinook kept for 12 bank anglers.Troutdale:Weekly checking showed 49 adult Chinook and three jack Chinook kept, and seven adult Chinook, one coho, and one steelhead released for 239 boats (468 anglers).Portland to Warrior Rock:Weekly checking showed 16 adult Chinook and two jack Chinook kept, and one steelhead released for 87 boats (186 anglers); and no catch for one bank angler.Warrior Rock to Rainier:Weekly checking showed 182 adult Chinook, 13 jack Chinook, and three coho kept, and 12 adult Chinook, three jack Chinook, one coho, and two steelhead released for 355 boats (845 anglers); and four adult Chinook kept for 33 bank anglers.Rainier to West Puget Island:Weekly checking showed seven adult Chinook kept for 30 boats (68 anglers); and no catch for six bank anglers.West Puget Island to Tongue Point:Closed for Chinook. Weekly checking showed 78 adult Chinook, 14 jack Chinook, and 24 coho kept, and 89 adult Chinook, one jack Chinook, 18 coho, and one steelhead released for 27 boats (131 anglers).Buoy 10:Closed for Chinook. Weekly checking showed 2,161 Chinook and 572 coho kept, and 1,121 Chinook, 316 coho, and three steelhead released for 1,207 boats (4,123 anglers). Bank anglers averaged 0.10 Chinook kept, and 0.07 Chinook and 0.10 coho released per angler.Bonneville Pool (Bonneville Dam upstream to The Dalles Dam):Weekly checking showed 18 adult Chinook and one jack Chinook kept, and five adult Chinook and one steelhead released for 38 boats (79 anglers); and no catch for four bank anglers.The Dalles Pool (The Dalles Dam upstream to John Day Dam):Weekly checking showed four adult Chinook and one jack Chinook kept for 22 boats (59 anglers).John Day Pool (Columbia River above John Day Dam and John Day Arm):Weekly checking showed no catch for one boat (one angler).Sturgeon*Lower Columbia River:Closed for retention. Weekly checking showed seven sublegal and two oversize sturgeon released for one boat (four anglers); and two legal and one oversize sturgeon released for four bank anglers.Bonneville Pool (Bonneville Dam upstream to The Dalles Dam):Closed for retention. No report.The Dalles Pool (The Dalles Dam upstream to John Day Dam):Closed for retention. No report.John Day Pool (Columbia River above John Day Dam and John Day Arm):Closed for retention. No report.* The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has issued recommendations on the amount of sturgeon that people should eat from the lower Columbia and lower Willamette rivers. While sturgeon retention is not currently open in the Columbia or Willamette, anglers should refer to these guidelines when they are able to retain and consume sturgeon.WalleyeLower Columbia River (below Bonneville Dam):No report.Bonneville Pool:Weekly checking showed one walleye kept for one boat (three anglers).The Dalles Pool:Weekly checking showed one walleye kept for two boats (six anglers).John Day Pool:Weekly checking showed 51 walleye kept and three walleye released for nine boats (14 anglers).




Wednesday, Sep 21 2022



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Columbia River


Rating - Fair

On Saturdays (8/27) flight, there were 939 salmonid boats and 40 salmonid bank anglers counted from Bonneville Dam to Tongue Point.Gorge:Weekly checking showed 17 adult Chinook and two jack Chinook kept, and one adult Chinook released for 49 boats (118 anglers); and two adult Chinook kept for 12 bank anglers.Troutdale:Weekly checking showed 49 adult Chinook and three jack Chinook kept, and seven adult Chinook, one coho, and one steelhead released for 239 boats (468 anglers).Portland to Warrior Rock:Weekly checking showed 16 adult Chinook and two jack Chinook kept, and one steelhead released for 87 boats (186 anglers); and no catch for one bank angler.Warrior Rock to Rainier:Weekly checking showed 182 adult Chinook, 13 jack Chinook, and three coho kept, and 12 adult Chinook, three jack Chinook, one coho, and two steelhead released for 355 boats (845 anglers); and four adult Chinook kept for 33 bank anglers.Rainier to West Puget Island:Weekly checking showed seven adult Chinook kept for 30 boats (68 anglers); and no catch for six bank anglers.West Puget Island to Tongue Point:Closed for Chinook. Weekly checking showed 78 adult Chinook, 14 jack Chinook, and 24 coho kept, and 89 adult Chinook, one jack Chinook, 18 coho, and one steelhead released for 27 boats (131 anglers).Buoy 10:Closed for Chinook. Weekly checking showed 2,161 Chinook and 572 coho kept, and 1,121 Chinook, 316 coho, and three steelhead released for 1,207 boats (4,123 anglers). Bank anglers averaged 0.10 Chinook kept, and 0.07 Chinook and 0.10 coho released per angler.Bonneville Pool (Bonneville Dam upstream to The Dalles Dam):Weekly checking showed 18 adult Chinook and one jack Chinook kept, and five adult Chinook and one steelhead released for 38 boats (79 anglers); and no catch for four bank anglers.The Dalles Pool (The Dalles Dam upstream to John Day Dam):Weekly checking showed four adult Chinook and one jack Chinook kept for 22 boats (59 anglers).John Day Pool (Columbia River above John Day Dam and John Day Arm):Weekly checking showed no catch for one boat (one angler).Sturgeon*Lower Columbia River:Closed for retention. Weekly checking showed seven sublegal and two oversize sturgeon released for one boat (four anglers); and two legal and one oversize sturgeon released for four bank anglers.Bonneville Pool (Bonneville Dam upstream to The Dalles Dam):Closed for retention. No report.The Dalles Pool (The Dalles Dam upstream to John Day Dam):Closed for retention. No report.John Day Pool (Columbia River above John Day Dam and John Day Arm):Closed for retention. No report.* The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has issued recommendations on the amount of sturgeon that people should eat from the lower Columbia and lower Willamette rivers. While sturgeon retention is not currently open in the Columbia or Willamette, anglers should refer to these guidelines when they are able to retain and consume sturgeon.WalleyeLower Columbia River (below Bonneville Dam):No report.Bonneville Pool:Weekly checking showed one walleye kept for one boat (three anglers).The Dalles Pool:Weekly checking showed one walleye kept for two boats (six anglers).John Day Pool:Weekly checking showed 51 walleye kept and three walleye released for nine boats (14 anglers).


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