Snake River Spring Chinook Fishery Opens 04/19/2015

OLYMPIA – Two sections of the Snake River, below Ice Harbor Dam near Pasco and below Lower Granite Dam, will open to fishing for spring chinook salmon Sunday, April 19. Two other sections of the river – below Little Goose Dam and Clarkston – will open Thursday, April 23. Each section of the river is …

New Fishing Access Location Opens in Pocetello, ID

Pocatello Wellness Pond – A New Fishing Hole/Recreational Area Opening 2015. Pocatello will receive a new urban fishing water this coming fall with the opening of the Portneuf Wellness Complex. The 7-acre pond will be stocked with fish and ready for anglers when the park opens to the public. Last week, our staff were busy …

Cowlitz River Rule Change

Effective date: April 1, 2015, until further notice. Species affected: Steelhead. Location: Cowlitz River from boundary markers at the mouth upstream to 400 feet (or posted markers) below the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery barrier dam. Reason for action: There has been a strong showing of late winter run hatchery steelhead on the Cowlitz to date. The …