Follow us:

Reel Time Fishing Northwest

Mark Yuasa covers fishing and outdoors in the Pacific Northwest.

May 13, 2013 at 4:52 PM

Lower Columbia tributary spring chinook returns still falling short of forecasts

The Lower Columbia River tributaries spring chinook returns are still well under the predicted escapement goals.

In the Cowlitz River the return as of May 10 is 701 adult spring chinook, including 33 wild origin. The hatchery escapement goal is 1,644 adults.

In the Kalama River the return as of May 10 is 25 adult spring chinook, including four wild origin and eight Lewis stock. The hatchery escapement goal is about 400 adults.

In the Lewis River the return as of May 10 is 28 adult spring chinook, including one wild origin. The hatchery escapement goal is about 1,300 adults.

Comments

COMMENTS

No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. See our Commenting FAQ.



The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.


Advertising
The Seattle Times

The door is closed, but it's not locked.

Take a minute to subscribe and continue to enjoy The Seattle Times for as little as 99 cents a week.

Subscription options ►

Already a subscriber?

We've got good news for you. Unlimited seattletimes.com content access is included with most subscriptions.

Subscriber login ►
The Seattle Times

To keep reading, you need a subscription upgrade.

We hope you have enjoyed your complimentary access. For unlimited seattletimes.com access, please upgrade your digital subscription.

Call customer service at 1.800.542.0820 for assistance with your upgrade or questions about your subscriber status.

The Seattle Times

To keep reading, you need a subscription.

We hope you have enjoyed your complimentary access. Subscribe now for unlimited access!

Subscription options ►

Already a subscriber?

We've got good news for you. Unlimited seattletimes.com content access is included with most subscriptions.

Activate Subscriber Account ►