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Fishing Report, October 17

by Terry Otto
The Columbian, October 17, 2019

Spring chinook salmon fishing on the Snake River is popular (shown here) as is fishing for Fall Chinook The Columbia River fall salmon season is now closed from the Tongue Point/Rocky Point line up to the Highway 395 bridge near Pasco.

Hatchery coho and hatchery steelhead are open from Buoy 10 to the Tongue Point/ Rocky Point line. Retention of chinook is prohibited.

White sturgeon retention is closed from Buoy 10 at the mouth of the Columbia upstream to McNary Dam but remains an option for catch-and-release fishing.

Coho are available in local tributaries.


Columbia River Mainstem

Columbia River Tributaries . . .

Terry Otto
Fishing Report, October 17
The Columbian, October 17, 2019

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