Columbia River season extended for hatchery Chinook

Photo courtesy of Fins and Scales Guide Service 09/14/2016 – John Snyder – NW Fishing News   CLACKAMAS, Ore. – Recreational fishermen will have through Sept. 22 to keep hatchery Chinook salmon from Buoy 10 upstream to the Warrior Rock/Bachelor Island deadline under a season extension approved today by fishery managers from Oregon and Washington. …

Strong spring Chinook run extends season above and below the Bonneville

OLYMPIA – With spring chinook salmon passing Bonneville Dam in higher numbers than expected, fish managers from Washington and Oregon today agreed to extend the fishing season on the Columbia River for miles below and above the dam. In the lower river, the fishery will reopen Saturday, May 9, for one day, and again from …

Columbia River Closes to Spring Chinook

Portland, Ore. (AP) – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) in cooperation with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) have reached a joint decision to close the Columbia River to fishing for spring Chinook salmon. Jim Unsworth, director of WDFW, stated in an email to the AP this morning that these actions …