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June 4, 2012 at 3:28 PM

State Fish and Wildlife Columbia River region fish checks

Columbia River regional checks

Columbia River below Bonneville Dam — May 28-31: 167 bank anglers caught 12 steelhead and release one chinook; 10 boats with 19 anglers caught one steelhead, and released two spring chinook; seven bank anglers released one sturgeon; seven boats with 15 anglers caught two sturgeon and released 28; 82 bank anglers caught 637 shad; eight boats with 15 anglers caught 98 shad.

Columbia River below Bonneville Dam — June 1-3: 248 bank anglers caught one jack chinook, 20 steelhead and one sockeye, and released three steelhead and two chinook; 11 boats with 25 anglers caught one steelhead; 26 bank anglers caught one sturgeon and released six; 30 boats with 81 anglers caught 14 sturgeon and released 101; nine bank anglers caught no shad; five boats with 16 anglers caught 47 shad and released 18.

Columbia River in The Dalles Pool — Last week: 33 bank anglers caught two sturgeon and released 24; two boats with seven anglers caught one sturgeon and released 17; 15 boats with 33 anglers caught 48 walleye and released two; four bank anglers caught two bass and released five; two boats with four anglers caught 15 bass and released 30.

Cowlitz River — Last week: 138 bank anglers caught 19 chinook and three steelhead, and released one chinook; 19 boat anglers caught one chinook and two steelhead.

Kalama River — Last week: Five bank anglers caught no fish.

Lewis River mainstem — Last week: Seven bank anglers caught no fish.

Lewis River North Fork — Last week: Three bank anglers caught no fish; three boat anglers caught one steelhead.

Washougal River — Last week: 76 bank anglers caught four steelhead and released two; two boat anglers caught one steelhead.

Wind River mouth — Last week: 11 bank anglers caught three chinook and released one; 85 boat anglers caught nine chinook.

Wind River Gorge/Coffer Dam area — Last week: 15 bank anglers caught four chinook and released one steelhead.

Drano Lake — Last week: Two bank anglers caught no fish; 64 boat anglers caught three chinook.

Klickitat River — Last week: 28 bank anglers caught eight chinook and four steelhead, and releaed one steelhead.

(Checks provided by state Fish and Wildlife are taken randomly and do not reflect all fish caught during that period.)

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