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Mark Yuasa covers fishing and outdoors in the Pacific Northwest.

October 9, 2014 at 8:08 AM

Lower Columbia River sport fishery still producing a fair mix of salmon and steelhead

Here is the latest catch figures for the Lower Columbia River sport fishery by state Fish and Wildlife:

During the first five days of October, anglers on the lower Columbia made 5,338 trips and caught 980 adult Chinook (947 kept and 33 released) and 1,146 adult coho (942 kept and 204 released).

The cumulative total is 1,885 boats with 139,252 anglers who caught 26,146 chinook, 6,915 steelhead (5,627 wild steelhead released), and 6,444 coho (3,163 coho released).

 

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