Cowlitz River

River Information

Fish Species: Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Cutthroat Trout, Steelhead, Rainbow Trout




Latest Fish Reports

Date Report Author
2-21-2020 Chinook retention to close on the Cowlitz River, Cispus River, and Lake Scanewa
Action: Closes Chinook salmon fishing. Effective date: March 1, 2020... more »
WA Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
2-20-2020 WDFW announces additional one-day smelt opening for Cowlitz River
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW)... more »
WA Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
2-14-2020 Open Smelt
Today was a one day open smelt season... more »
John Pelster
2-10-2020 One-day smelt opening announced for Cowlitz River
Fishery managers with the Washington Department of Fish... more »
WA Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
5-17-2013 Public meeting on Cowlitz River fisheries, hatcheries scheduled May 29 in Centralia
OLYMPIA - The Washington Department of Fish and... more »
WA Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

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