Cowlitz Fish Report
April 22, 2019
Last week, Tacoma Power employees recovered 432 winter-run steelhead adults, 13 spring Chinook adults and one cutthroat trout during five days of operations at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator.
During the past week Tacoma Power employees released 27 winter-run steelhead adults and one cutthroat trout into the Tilton River at Gust Backstrom Park in Morton and they released 21 winter-run steelhead adults and two spring Chinook adults into Lake Scanewa located in Randle.
Tacoma Power tagged and recycled 114 winter-run steelhead adults to the lower river.
River flows at Mayfield Dam are approximately 2,990 cubic feet per second on Monday, April 22. Water visibility is 10 feet and the water temperature is 47.8 F. River flows could change at any time so boaters and anglers should remain alert for this possibility.
Check out daily river flow and lake level information.
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Cowlitz Fish Stats:
- Graphs of adult returns by species for each week and 10-year averages.
- Tables of collections by species for each week, season to date and weekly 5-year averages.