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Bonneville Dam Fish Count 3/8

by Staff
The Columbian, March 8, 2015

Erika Holmes holds a bright spring chinook she caught on the lower Columbia River. (Jeff Holmes) Saturday -- 3 adult spring chinook, 54 steelhead. Water temperature: 43.8 degrees. Visibility: 6 feet. Streamflow: 218,000 cubic feet per second.

At Willamette Falls

Friday --1 adult spring chinook, 53 steelhead. Saturday -- 72 steelhead. Sunday -- 53 steelhead. Visibility: 3.3 feet at Morrison Bridge in Portland.

Weekend angler sampling: Lower Willamette -- 953 boaters with 59 chinook kept and 7 released. Middle Willamette -- 1,072 boaters with 40 spring chinook kept. Upper Willamette -- 231 boaters and 321 bank rods with no catch. Note: Lower Willamette is from St. Johns Bridge to mouth, including Multnomah Channel

Bonneville Dam Fish Count 3/8
The Columbian, March 8, 2015

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