Cispus: Last week, Tacoma Power released eight spring chinook adults, two jacks, 75 coho adults and 148 coho jacks upstream from Yellow Jacket Creek.
Columbia: From Sept. 27-Oct. 2, anglers made 6,700 trips and caught 1,484 adult chinook, 208 steelhead and 289 coho, according to a state Department of Fish and Wildlife report.
Cowlitz: State reports show that last week 299 bank anglers kept 22 sea-run cutthroat, 15 steelhead and nine adult chinook and released 57 fish. Also, 232 boat anglers kept 18 steelhead, 46 adult coho, 10 jack coho and four adult chinook, while 51 fish were released. Hatchery steelhead and cutthroat are biting near the trout hatchery and chinook are biting near Barrier Dam.
Last week, Tacoma Power employees recovered 1,433 coho adults, 935 jacks, 852 fall chinook adults, 44 jacks, 156 summer-run steelhead, 15 spring chinook adults, two jacks and 25 cutthroat at the Cowlitz hatchery separator. The agency released 128 coho adults, 139 coho jacks and six spring chinook at Packwood’s Franklin Bridge.
Lewis: State reports show that four bank anglers released five fish last week, while five boat anglers released two fish. On the North Fork, 82 bank anglers released 21 fish.
Skagit: Coho fishing is permitted downriver from the Cascade River Road Bridge in Marblemount.
Tilton: Last week, Tacoma Power released 504 fall chinook adults, 36 jacks, 1,015 coho adults, 551 coho jacks and one cutthroat trout at Morton’s Gust Backstrom Park.
Yakima: Action has been improving with 257 anglers catching 61 chinook last week, according to state reports..
American: David Anderson of Bill’s Boathouse said is action is slow.
Bradley: There have been reports of angling success, including a report from northwestfishingreports.com of a pair of anglers landing seven rainbows. The state will stock the lake later this month with 400 rainbows weighing at least 1 pound each.
Drano: Last week, 59 boat anglers kept 19 adult chinook, 17 steelhead and six adult coho and released 12 steelhead.
Silver (Pierce): Action has been slow.
Washington: Anglers have had the best luck in the morning. The best fishing for coho has been in the waters off Kirkland, according to reports.
South Sound: Salmon fishing reopened south of the Narrows Bridges on Saturday, with hatchery coho retention permitted west of the boundary stretching from Devil’s Head to the eastern boundary of Tolmie State Park. In this area, anglers can keep two salmon per day but must release wild chinook and wild coho. Anglers being checked at the East Bay Marina ramp had some good success landing coho over the weekend. On Sunday, state creel samples showed 24 anglers brought in 35 coho. Squidding remains good, and the action should get better over the next couple of weeks, according to the staff at Point Defiance Boathouse Marina.
North Sound: San Juan Island anglers are having luck trolling for blackmouth.
Westport: Offshore tuna fishing has been good.