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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

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

Inseason Spring Chinook Catch Estimate
Through April 14, 2018
[Preliminary]
  Anglers Lower
River
Upper
River
Total Spring Chinook
Released
STW Kept STW Rel
Feb-April 14 Final 68,412 1,540 4,468 6,008 859 109 141
May 16-31 [Preliminary] 7,488 111 215 326 276 467 64
June inseason 1-3 ([Preliminary] 2,964 67 85 152 49 158 0
Grand Total 78,864 1,718 4,768 6,486 1,184 734 205