Cowlitz Fish Report
As of March 25, all Tacoma Power boat launches, parks, day-use areas, wildlife lands, and the Peterman Hill Trail are closed, in accordance with Governor Inslee’s Stay Home/Stay Healthy proclamation.
April 6, 2020
Last week, Tacoma Power employees recovered 336 winter-run steelhead adults and one spring Chinook adult during five days of operations at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator.
During the past week, Tacoma Power released 11 winter-run steelhead adults into the Tilton River at Gust Backstrom Park in Morton and they released 42 winter-run steelhead adults and one spring Chinook adult into Lake Scanewa in Randle.
River flows at Mayfield Dam are approximately 5,080 cubic feet per second on Monday, April 6, 2020. Water visibility is 7 feet and the water temperature is 44.6 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.