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Creel Sampling Summaries - 2015

Map of Lower Columbia River recreational sapling sections below Bonneville Dam
Recreational Sampling Sections on the
Lower Columbia River below Bonneville Dam

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Lower Columbia River - Tides and Currents

Lower Columbia River Sampling Sections

Section
Number
Name Description River
Mile
Length
(mile)
1 Bonneville

The Columbia Gorge from Bonneville Dam downstream to the eastern tip of Reed Island

127-146 19
2 Camas/Washougal

Eastern tip of Reed Island downstream to the western tip of Lemon Island (includes the mouth of the Sandy and Washougal rivers)

111-127 16
3 I-5

Western tip of Lemon Island downstream to light #40 on the eastern tip of Sauvie Island (includes the mouth of the Willamette River)

101-111 10
3 Vancouver

Light #40 at the eastern tip of Sauvie Island downstream to Warrior Rock Light at the western tip of Sauvie Island

87-101 14
5 Woodland

Warrior Rock Light downstream to Deer Island light #62 (includes the mouth of the Lewis River and entrance to the Multnomah Channel)

79-87 8
6 Kalama

Deer Island light #62 downstream to Prescott Moorage (includes the mouth of the Kalama River)

72-79 7
7 Cowlitz

Prescott Moorage downstream to the Longview Bridge (includes the mouth of the Cowlitz River)

66-72 6
8 Longview

Longview Bridge downstream to the western tip of Wallace Island

48-66 18
9 Cathlamet

Western tip of Wallace Island downstream to the western tip of Puget Island

38-48 10
10 Cathlament to
Rocky Pt./Tongue
Pt. Line

Western tip of Puget Island downstream to Buoy 10 (the legal boundary of the Pacific Ocean)

1-38 38

Estimated Columbia River Effort and Catch
October 1 - 31

(Preliminary)

River
Section
Boats Anglers Adult
Chinook
Kept
Steelhead
Released
Steelhead
Kept
Coho
Released
Coho
Released
Fall Chinook
1 1,049 3,075 2,394 7 3 24 24 204
2 1,658 3,084 546 0 0 32 30 36
3-6 3,481 7,671 2,534 4 4 189 86 90
7-8 775 1,629 314 19 0 64 53 4
9-10 13 26 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bank Anglers Adult
Chinook
Kept
Steelhead
Released
Steelhead
Kept
Coho
Released
Coho
Released
Fall Chinook
OR Bank 1,168 142 0 0 0 5 0
WN Bank 2,330 389 0 5 20 25 0
October (prelimary) 6,976 18,983 6,319 30 12 329 223 334
September (Final) 69,941 26,404 197 185 516 306 5,554
August (Final) 43,350 9,163 4,004 2,402 135 60 306
Cumulative Total 132,274 41,886 4,231 2,599 980 589 6,194