Columbia River: There is tons of water and has definitely got dirty as well from all the tributaries dumping in. The catch rates have dropped off tremendously. Talk to your fishing guide to make sure it’s worth the trip to this river right now
Lewis River: the water levels have brought in a few more fish, Coho that is. i would focus on the upper stretches as close to the hatchery as the fish are not stopping or holding. Techniques: Hardware is the key here as well as twitching a few jigs….