Fishing report, Dec. 13

first_img Share: By signing up you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Terry Otto Columbian staff writer White sturgeon retention is closed from Buoy 10 upstream to the Oregon/Washington Border above McNary Dam, but remains an option for catch-and-release.Plus-sized fall rainbow trout are still available in the lakes stocked on Black Friday.Fall trout plantings have begun in lakes in the Columbia River Gorge.Trophy-sized brooder trout are being planted in local lakes.Walleye fishing has slowed considerably in the Columbia River.Early winter steelhead fishing in Salmon Creek is very slow.Salmon/SteelheadColumbia River Mainstem — From the Buoy 10 line upstream to the Highway 395 Bridge at Pasco: Closed to angling for and retention of salmon and steelhead.Grays River — Three bank anglers released one coho.Elochoman River — 35 bank anglers kept five steelhead and released seven coho jacks. One boat/two rods had no catch.Abernathy Creek — One bank angler had no catch.Mill Creek — One bank angler had no catch.Germany Creek — Four bank anglers had no catch.Cowlitz River — I-5 Bridge downstream: Five bank rods had no catch.Above the I-5 Bridge: 12 bank rods released one coho jack.Kalama River — Eight bank anglers had no catch. One boat/two rods released two coho. Fishing report, Dec. 13 Receive latest stories and local news in your email: Share:center_img The best bite has come on the west side of the lake.Kokanee fishing in Yale Lake has been good all fall, and continues to be good for chunky fish up to 14 inches. Lewis River — 12 bank rods had no catch.East Fork Lewis River — 15 bank anglers released one steelhead.Salmon Creek — 31 bank anglers had no catch.WalleyeJohn Day Pool — Weekly checking showed four walleye released for one boat (two anglers).TroutAnglers are still catching big Black Friday rainbow trout in Kress, Klineline, Battle Ground, and Rowland lakes.Spearfish Lake — planted with 3,500 rainbow trout at 2.5 per pound on Dec. 3.Kress Lake — Eight recycled steelhead were planted on Dec. 3.Icehouse Lake — planted with 1,500 rainbow trout at 2.5 per pound, and 30 trophy-sized brooder rainbow trout on Dec 3.KokaneeKokanee fishing continues to hold up well in Merwin Lake, with fish up to 17 or 18 inches showing in the creel. Anglers must first find the right depth, which has been changing from day to day. By Terry Otto, Columbian staff writer Published: December 13, 2018, 6:01am GO terry.otto@columbian.comlast_img read more

Somawansa to form new alliance for LG polls

Amarasinghe said that talks will begin early next month to form the new alliance. Former Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader Somawansa Amarasinghe is to register a new alliance to contest the next Local Government (LG) elections.He said that the new alliance will be formed by including civil society and trade union representatives. The former JVP leader said that the name of the new alliance and its policies will be decided once the new alliance is formed. Amarasinghe, who was replaced as JVP leader by Anura Kumara Dissanayake, had resigned from the party and later accused the JVP of drifting away from its ideologies. (Colombo Gazette) read more