April 16, 2018

Last week, Tacoma Power employees recovered 775 winter-run steelhead adults, 39 spring Chinook adults and two jacks during five days of operations at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator.

During the past week, Tacoma Power employees released 40 winter-run steelhead adults into the Tilton River at Gust Backstrom Park in Morton and they released 14 winter-run steelhead adults and one spring Chinook adult into the Cispus River, near Yellow Jacket Creek.

Tacoma Power also released 33 winter-run steelhead adults and one spring Chinook adult into Lake Scanewa near Randle.

Tacoma Power released 1,600 rainbow trout into South Lewis County Park Pond.

River flows at Mayfield Dam are approximately 6,340 cubic feet per second (cfs) on Monday, April 16. Water visibility is 6 feet and the water temperature is 44.6 degrees F. River flows could change at any time so boaters and anglers should remain alert for this possibility.

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