Cowlitz Fish Report

  • Tacoma Power will conduct its annual emergency siren test at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 5, at the Cowlitz River Project. Read more about it here 
  • We’re hiring seasonal labor workers! If you’re looking for a job that gets you outside, we’ve got you ($18.60 – $20.51 hourly)!
  • The 2023 grant round for Cowlitz Hatchery-Associated Production projects has kicked off. Read more here.

Cowlitz Fish Report

March 27, 2023

Last week, Tacoma Power employees recovered 277 winter-run steelhead adults over five days of operations at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator.

During the past week, Tacoma Power employees released 28 winter-run steelhead adults into Lake Scanewa in Randle and they released eight winter-run steelhead adults into the Tilton River near Morton.

River flow below Mayfield Dam is 5,100 cubic feet per second on Monday, March 27, 2023. Water visibility is 9 feet and water temperature is 42.8° F. River flows could change at any time so boaters and anglers should remain alert for this possibility.

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