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Creel Sampling Summaries - 2018

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

Name Description River
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

Inseason Spring Chinook Catch Estimate
Through April 14, 2018
  Anglers Lower
Total Spring Chinook
STW Kept STW Rel
April 1-7 &14 24,361 608 3,215 ,3823 557 29 11
Feb/Mar Preliminary 41,050 729 1,138 1,867 273 63 109
Grand Total 65,411 1,337 4,353 5,690 830 92 120