Cowlitz Fish Report
February 18, 2020
Last week, Tacoma Power employees recovered 48 winter-run steelhead adults during five days of operations at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator.
During the past week, Tacoma Power released one winter-run steelhead adult into the Tilton River at Gust Backstrom Park in Morton and they released seven winter-run steelhead adults into the Cispus River near Yellow Jacket Creek.
River flows at Mayfield Dam are approximately 17,700 cubic feet per second on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. Water visibility is 3 feet and the water temperature is 42.4 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.