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March 20, 2014 at 12:40 PM

State Fish and Wildlife Lower Columbia spring chinook catch figures

Here is the latest spring chinook catch estimates from state Fish and Wildlife:

During March 1-16, anglers on the Lower Columbia made 7200 trips and caught 63 Chinook (40 kept and 23 released).  Angler trips and steelhead catch for February are not currently available, but there was no Chinook catch during February.

Prior to the run update, allocation of upriver fish (including release mortalities) for non-Indian fisheries will be

10,157 fish for the recreational fishery below Bonneville Dam.

March 2014 Inseason Spring Chinook Catch Estimate. Through

3/16/2014

Boat

Adult Spring Chinook Kept

River Section Boats Anglers

Lower R

Upper R

Total

CHS Rel’d STW Kept STW Rel

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

111

210

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

438

981

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

583

1155

2

1

3

0

0

0

5

174

350

3

1

4

0

0

0

6

39

86

0

0

0

0

0

0

7

24

40

0

0

0

0

0

0

8

99

187

0

0

0

0

0

0

9

57

117

0

0

0

0

0

0

10

88

159

0

0

0

0

0

0

Boat Total

3285

5

2

7

0

0

0

Through

3/16/2014

Adult Spring Chinook Kept

River Section OR Bank Anglers

Lower R

Upper R

Total

CHS Rel’d STW Kept STW Rel

1

27

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

723

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

81

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

14

0

0

0

0

0

0

7

909

12

6

18

12

30

24

8

516

10

5

15

5

5

10

9

216

0

0

0

0

6

8

10

9

0

0

0

0

0

0

OR Bk Total

2495

22

11

33

17

41

42

Through

3/16/2014

Adult Spring Chinook Kept

River Section Wa Bank Anglers

Lower R

Upper R

Total

CHS Rel’d STW Kept STW Rel

1

60

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

44

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

9

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

476

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

486

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

151

0

0

0

6

0

0

7

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

8

156

0

0

0

0

0

0

9

43

0

0

0

0

4

0

10

7

0

0

0

0

0

0

WA Bk Total

1432

0

0

0

6

4

0

Season Totals

Adult Spring Chinook Kept

Anglers

Lower R

Upper R

Total

CHS Rel’d STW Kept STW Rel
March 1-16 Total

7212

27

13

40

23

45

42

Feb Tot (blw I-5) na

0

0

0

0

na na
Feb 1-Mar 16

 

 

7212

 

27

 

13

 

40

 

23

 

45

 

42

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