74° / Clouds
Sunrise 5:39am
Sunset 8:41pm
2130 CFS Pineville Gauge
1500 CFS Dam Release

September 30, 2023

9 AM River Patrol fishing report: CFS at the dam 350, CFS at the Pineville gauge 447, air temperature at opening time was 57 degrees, water temperature 60 degrees, currently hazy blue skies, brilliant sunshine, light breezes - estuary section reported fish being present, but not a lot of these fish moving into the run, providing guests with "slow" (hooking up, but few and far between) action on Chinook ("King") salmon - just upriver, there are some fish moving through, providing guests with "moderate" (hooking up, but could be better) to "excellent" (can't keep the fish off the line) action, all King salmon - there are a lot of fish also holding and splashing around, appearing to be making redds and exhibiting spawning behavior - in the lower section Kings are moving through, providing moderate action for our guests - as we reach the middle section, fish are both moving up, and holding in pools, with predominately Kings showing up lower down in this section, and a mix of Kings and Cohos higher up in this section, providing moderate to slower action the further up we go into this section - the upper section varies from slow to moderate action for our guests, with a mix of Kings and Cohos, these fish moving up into the section then hunkering down into pools -
featured are Hunter (blue hat), with his first Chinook ("King") salmon, guided by DSR Guide Scott Mathna of RedLegg Outfitters; "RJ" (blue shirt) and Damien (tan shirt), posing with a brace of Kings, guided by DSR Guide Brian Ferman of High Hook Guide Service; Steve (camouflage hat), and Ron (Cabela's shirt), with their Kings, guided by DSR Guide Pau Conklin of Paul's Guide Service


61° / Clear

Sunrise: 7:00am

Sunset: 6:48pm

442 CFS Pineville Gauge

350 CFS Dam Release