82° / Clouds
Sunrise 5:33am
Sunset 8:29pm
277 CFS Pineville Gauge
215 CFS Dam Release

September 19, 2023

9 AM River Patrol fishing report: CFS at the dam 350, CFS at the Pineville gauge 453, opening air temperature was 59 degrees, water temperature 61 degrees, overcast, light breezes, no rain forecasted for the AM - from the estuary up into the lower section, fish are reported present, but holding in pools, with only a few sporadically moving upriver - however, guest action ranges from slow (hook ups few and far between) to moderate (hooking up, but could be better) on primarily Chinook ("King") salmon, with a few Steelhead and Brown Trout in the mix - as we move into the middle section, fish are reported moving upriver, with moderate guest action on both Kings and Coho salmon - in the upper section, guest action is reported as moderate, tapering off to slow further upriver, again with Kings and Coho, with more fish movement lower, that tapers off to very little movement further upriver - we have some prime-time lodges available for booking during September and through mid-October (other dates are available for the rest of October through November); check it out on our website.
‘Same Day’ Full Day Passes – (Formerly ‘Walk Up’ Passes) –
Availability : Available passes are published online at 7 AM each day
Redemption: Immediately after 7 AM at Welcome Center
– Afternoon Passes –
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Redemption : at or after 1 PM at Welcome Center until 5 Nov '23 - 12 PM thereafter


57° / Clouds

Sunrise: 6:48am

Sunset: 7:08pm

453 CFS Pineville Gauge

350 CFS Dam Release