Cowlitz Fish Report
November 12, 2019
Last week, Tacoma Power employees recovered 1,389 coho adults, 105 coho jacks, 77 fall Chinook adults, four fall Chinook jacks, 37 cutthroat trout, three summer-run steelhead adults, and two winter-run steelhead adults during seven days of operations at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator.
During the past week, Tacoma Power employees released 67 coho adults, 17 coho jacks, and one cutthroat trout at the Franklin Bridge release site in Packwood and they released 247 coho adults and 27 coho jacks into the Cispus River by Yellow Jacket Creek near Randle.
Tacoma Power released 450 coho adults, ten coho jacks, and one cutthroat trout into Lake Scanewa located near Randle and they released 453 coho adults, 29 coho jacks, 28 fall Chinook adults, and six cutthroat trout into the Tilton River at Gust Backstrom Park in Morton.
River flows at Mayfield Dam are approximately 3,540 cubic feet per second on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Water visibility is 14 feet and the water temperature is 51.1 F. River flows could change at any time so boaters and anglers should remain alert for this possibility.
- Get updates about changes to Riffe Lake levels.
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.