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State Fish and Wildlife
Columbia River Sample Checks

by Mark Yuasa
Seattle Times, July 11, 2011

Graphic of Steelhead adults counted passing Lower Granite Dam in early July 2011. Columbia River fish checks

Lower Columbia River below Bonneville Dam - Last week: 1,379 bank anglers caught 50 chinook, 123 steelhead and 15 sockeye, and released 29 chinook and 84 steelhead; 234 boats with 494 anglers caught 29 chinook, 55 steelhead and 11 sockeye, and released 16 chinook, 29 steelhead and two sockeye; 65 bank anglers caught three sturgeon and released 15; 42 boats with 59 anglers caught eight sturgeon, and released 87; 67 bank anglers caught 127 shad and released one; three boats with six anglers caught three shad; one bank angler caught no bass; two boats with three anglers caught no bass.

Columbia river in Bonneville Pool - Last week: 34 bank anglers caught seven sturgeon and released 50; 19 boats with 48 anglers caught 21 sturgeon and released 121; five bank anglers caught no steelhead; two bank anglers caught no bass; two boats with four anglers caught four bass and released two.

Columbia River in The Dalles Pool - Last week: 50 bank anglers caught four sturgeon and released 52; eight boats with 20 anglers released 66 sturgeon; 38 bank anglers caught three steelhead and released one; one boat with two anglers caught no steelhead; nine boats with 20 anglers caught 59 walleye and released three; three bank anglers caught three bass and released 14; four boats with seven anglers caught one bass and released 53.

Related Pages:
Sockeye and Chinook Season is Closed Upstream of Astoria Bridge by Staff, The Daily Astorian, 7/18/11
Sockeye Catch-and-Keep Opens Today on Upper Columbia by Rich Landers, Spokesman-Review, 7/15/11
Upper Columbia River Region Opens for Sockeye Fishing by Mark Yuasa, Seattle Times, 7/13/11

Mark Yuasa
State Fish and Wildlife Columbia River Sample Checks
Seattle Times, July 11, 2011

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