Cowlitz Fish Report
May 20, 2019
Last week, Tacoma Power employees recovered 165 spring Chinook adults, 10 spring Chinook jacks, 25 summer-run steelhead adults, and 14 winter-run steelhead adults during five days of operations at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator.
During the past week Tacoma Power employees released 20 spring Chinook adults, three spring Chinook jacks, and three winter-run steelhead adults into Lake Scanewa located in Randle and they released one winter-run steelhead adult into the Tilton River at Gust Backstrom Park in Morton.
Tacoma Power employees recycled 20 summer-run steelhead this week.
River flows at Mayfield Dam are approximately 2,970 cubic feet per second on Monday, May 20. Water visibility is 8 feet and the water temperature is 49.3 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.