Through May 29, there have been 16,517 shad counted at Bonneville Dam.
By the same time last year, there were 1,419.
The recent 10 year average is 212,404.
Last weekend bank anglers in the Camas/Washougal and Bonneville areas averaged 7.7 and 3.5 shad kept/released per rod, respectively.
Last week, boat anglers in the Kalama area averaged nearly 16 shad kept/released per rod.