Author Archive: Editorial Staff

Cowlitz River Fishing Report 04-14-2017

04/14/2017 – J. W. Snyder – Fishing The Cowlitz    2017 Cowlitz River Fishing Report:   This past week Tacoma power has dropped the water and there are still good numbers of winter steelhead and decent numbers of Spring Chinook as well….
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Cowlitz River Fishing Report 4-05-2017

04/05/2017 – J. W. Snyder – Fishing The Cowlitz    2017 Cowlitz River Fishing Report:   The water on the Cowlitz is high and green right now with about 3 feet of visibility, there are decent numbers of winter steelhead by…
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Fishery managers delay decisions on Cowlitz smelt season

  OLYMPIA – Washington state fishery managers have delayed setting a recreational smelt-fishing season on the Cowlitz River until they can better gauge the size of this year’s run. In a joint meeting Tuesday with their Oregon counterparts, they also…
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Cowlitz River Fishing Report 01-08-2017

01/08/2017 – J. W. Snyder – Fishing The Cowlitz    2017 Cowlitz River Fishing Report:   There was a small push of steelies that had come in earlier this week but with the cold temps the water plummeted and turned gin clear….
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Cowlitz River Fishing Report 10-22-2016

10/22/2016 – J. W. Snyder – Fishing The Cowlitz    2016 Cowlitz River Fishing Report:   The Cowlitz has been offering up some good numbers of Coho and the bite has been pretty decent up at the barrier dam. Drifting eggs,…
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2016 Cowlitz River Fishing Report 03-28-2016

03/28/2016 – John Snyder – Fish The Cowlitz (FTC)   Cowlitz River Fishing Report:   The flows on the Cowlitz are good right now and there are both steelhead and Springers there. Side-drifting roe has been the ticket cured in…
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