75° / Clouds
Sunrise 5:39am
Sunset 8:41pm
1980 CFS Pineville Gauge
1500 CFS Dam Release

September 27, 2023

9 AM River Patrol fishing report: CFS 350 at the dam, CFS at the Pineville gauge 442, opening time air temperature 50 degrees, water temperature 58 degrees, hazy blue skies with wisps of clouds, bright sunshine, dead calm - estuary section reported Chinook ("Kings") and Coho salmon moving up into the run, providing guests "slow" (hook-ups few and far between") action - just upriver, this surge of fish moving through that section provided "good" action (hooking up steadily) for our guests - in the lower section, primarily Kings were continuing their movement upriver, providing our guests with "moderate" (hooking up, could be better) action - in the lower part of the middle section, we again have Kings and Cohos showing up, with a sprinkling of Steelhead, providing moderate action for our guests, with Kings holding in the upper part of this section - the upper section has both Kings and Cohos moving through, providing initially moderate action, tapering to slow action further up, for our guests
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52° / Clouds

Sunrise: 6:57am

Sunset: 6:54pm

442 CFS Pineville Gauge

350 CFS Dam Release