So far Washington returns of hatchery adult late stock coho are down substantially from the same time last year, according to state Fish and Wildlife:
Cowlitz: 17,188 in 2011, and 5,857 this season.
Kalama: 972 in 2011, and 204 this season.
Lewis: 13,627 in 2011, and 115 this season.
Washougal: 400 in 2011, and 117 this season.
(Photo courtesy of Gerald Chew)