GREEN: The coho action has been a little slower this week, but could pick up if the weekend forecast proves correct for rain.
PUYALLUP: Action has been slow of late.
LEWIS: Anglers are catching fish from the banks.
NISQUALLY: No reports of action picking up here.
CHEHALIS: Recent reports indicate the fishing has been good.
COWLITZ: Last week Tacoma Power recovered 271 summer-run steelhead, 1,301 fall Chinook adults, 85 Chinook jacks, 7,884 coho adults, 775 coho jacks and 60 sea-run cutthroat trout. Employees released 306 fall Chinook adults and nine jacks; 688 coho adults and 40 jacks at Packwood’s Franklin Bridge and one cutthroat trout was released in the upper Cowlitz River basin
CISPUS: Above the mouth of Yellow Jacket Creek, Tacoma Power released 252 coho adults and 20 jacks.
TILTON: Last week Tacoma Power released 553 fall Chinook adults, 55 jacks, 507 coho adults, 24 jacks and eight cutthroat trout at Morton’s Gust Backstrom Park.
YAKIMA: Fly fishing has been good from Easton to Roza. Dry fly and adult crane fly have worked well.
KLICKITAT: Fly anglers are doing well with swung fly and nymph but be prepared to put in some time. the egg pattern has been effective for the nymph. The action has been good on the entire river according to the most recent report from The Evening Hatch in Yakima.
AMERICAN: The action has slowed down but perch and rainbow trout are sometimes biting from the dock.
POTHOLES: Anglers are catching plenty of walleye in water 8-35 feet deep. Bank anglers are Medicare Beach are landing rainbow trout, some weighing 5.5 pounds. Smallmouth bass are being caught along the face of the dam, while the points in the sand dunes are the place to look for largemouth bass.
RATTLESNAKE: One before sunrise on Oct. 18 the daily limit for trout will increase to 10 with no size restrictions, the WDFW announced this week. The rule chance will remain in effect until an hour after sunset on Feb. 1 when it will revert to catch-and-release. The lake will be restocked in mid-February according to the announcement.
CLAMS: The first razor clam dig of the season wraps up this weekend. Here are the low tides: Saturday (Oct. 11), 9:28 p.m., -0.8 feet, Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks, Copalis; and Sunday, 10:15 p.m., -0.3 feet, Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks. The next dig is tentatively scheduled to open Oct. 22.
SOUTH SOUND: There are reports of more coho being caught, as well as a couple blackmouth, in the Tacoma area. Look for blackmouth in water 120-160 feet deep from the slag pile to Point Defiance. Some coho are being caught off the Girl Scout camp on Vashon Island.
WESTPORT: The coho salmon fishing in the marina remains steady. People are using yellow Mepps Flying C spoons or a No. 4 Vibrax spoon in pink or orange. Cast among the rocks and use a slow, steady retrieve.
WOLF MANAGEMENT: A WDFW meeting is scheduled for Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. in Lynnwood to discuss wold management. The meeting is at the Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196th St. SW.
According to a WDFW statement officials will provide information on recent wolf attacks on livestock and on the packs in Stevens and Ferry counties. A wold advisory group has also been established. For more information visit wdfw.wa.gov.