Follow us:

Reel Time Fishing Northwest

Mark Yuasa covers fishing and outdoors in the Pacific Northwest.

September 17, 2013 at 1:06 PM

King action in Columbia River’s Hanford Reach area gaining steam

Here is the Columbia River Hanford Reach fishing report by Paul Hoffarth, a state Fish and Wildlife biologist in Pasco:

This past week, staff interviewed anglers from 356 boats (762 boat anglers) and 133 bank anglers fishing for Chinook that harvested  244 adult Chinook and 60 jacks (0.5 Chinook per boat).

Harvest for the week was estimated at 518 adult Chinook and 132 Chinook jacks.  Angler effort continues to rise.  Based on the interviews, an estimated 2,787 angler trips were conducted between September 9th and 15th.

For the season, 1,134 adult Chinook and 272 jacks have been harvested.  There have been 8,119 angler trips for the fishery through September 15.

0 Comments

COMMENTS

READER NOTE: Our commenting system has changed. Find out more.

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.


Advertising
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.

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 ►