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The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorize a commercial gillnet fishery in all of Zone 6 of the Columbia River from 6 am May 25 to 6pm May 27, 2016. There will be no mesh restriction and all rivermouth and dam sanctuaries are still in effect. Read more about Open Spring Commercial Gillnet
Catch rates in The Dalles and John Day Pools has been lower than expected,
which allows for more fishing time. The Fish & Wildlife Committee hereby extends the Read more about Extend Winter Gillnet in The Dalles and John Day Pools
The setline fishery in The Dalles Pool will reopen from 6am November 16 and close 6pm November 25, 2015.
Bonneville Pool will reopen from 6am November 27 and close 6pm December 31, 2015. Read more about Extend Sturgeon SetLine Fishery
Klickitat River coho returns have been far less than expected which has caused concern
for reaching broodstock goals.
YN staff has begun collecting broodstock at the Lyle Falls trap in anticipation of a shortfall Read more about Reduce Klickitat Weekly Openings
At the present time a total of 232 harvestable sturgeon are available in The Dalles Pool
and 722 are available in the Bonneville Pool of Zone 6 of the Columbia River. Read more about Open Sturgeon Setline Fishery in The Dalles & Bonneville Pools
The Yakama Nation Fish & Wildlife Committee authorized the first four (4) 2015 Commercial Fall Gillnet Fishing Seasons.
DATES: 6 a.m. August 17 to 6 p.m. August 21 Read more about 2015 Fall Gillnet Season