The river is running 17,800 CFS as of February 12th.
Riffe Lake was at 759 ft. elev., four feet down from the week before and ten feet above the new permanent level of the lake of 749 ft. On that day, Mossyrock Park Boat launch is open. Both lanes are usable and the dock is in the water.
Taidnapam North boat launch is open. However, it may be unusable due to the debris from floods upstream.
Last week Tacoma Power employees recovered 39 winter-run steelhead adults during five days of operations at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator. During the past week, Tacoma Power released one winter-run steelhead adult into the Tilton River at Gust Backstrom Park in Morton and they released seven winter-run steelhead adults into the Cispus River near Yellow Jacket Creek.
River flows at Mayfield Dam are approximately 20,900 cfs. Water visibility is 3 feet and the water temperature is 43.2F. River flows could change at any time so boaters and anglers should remain alert for the possibility
Take a nice day and go fishing!
Barrier Dam Store