Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery well renovation underway
Tacoma Power began renovating five Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery wells on Monday, April 20, leading to temporary closures of some informal parking areas typically used by anglers. Read more.
Cowlitz Fisheries Annual Project Review Meeting | Thursday, April 23 | 6-8 p.m.
Centralia College, Walton Science Center, Room 121 (620 Centralia College Blvd.)
- Participate in the Cowlitz Fisheries and Hatchery Management Plan annual review process
- Review the hatchery production plan for the Cowlitz River
- Ask questions and provide input
Hosted by Tacoma Power, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, and the Cowlitz Fisheries Technical Committee
Submit questions in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org
Fish Report for April 20, 2015
During five days of operations at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator, last week Tacoma Power recovered:
579 winter-run steelhead, 848 spring Chinook salmon, and 31 jacks
During the past week Tacoma Power employees released:
37 winter-run steelhead into the Tilton River at Gust Backstrom Park in Morton, WA.
21 steelhead adults and one spring Chinook into the Cispus River above Yellow Jacket Creek
Two steelhead adults, 779 spring Chinook and 18 jacks into Lake Scanewa above Cowlitz Falls Dam.
River flows at Mayfield Dam are approximately 4,120 cubic feet per second on Monday, April 20. River flows could change at any time so boaters and anglers should remain alert for this possibility.