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Cowlitz Fish Report

January 18, 2022

Last week, Tacoma Power employees recovered 92 coho adults, five coho jacks, and 12 winter-run steelhead adults during five days of operations at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator.

During the past week, Tacoma Power released 20 coho adults, three coho jacks, and two winter-run steelhead adults into the Tilton River and they released 58 coho adults, two coho jacks, and four winter-run steelhead into the Cispus River.

River flow below Mayfield Dam is 12,200 cubic feet per second on Monday, January 18, 2022. Water visibility is 3 feet and water temperature is 43.5 degrees F. River flows could change at any time so boaters and anglers should remain alert for this possibility.


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