Early pikeminnow season launch gives some anglers the chance to earn more cash

  PORTLAND, Ore. – Registered anglers fishing near the Tri-Cities, Washington, can fish and turn in northern pikeminnow beginning April 19 as part of an early opening trial of the 2021 Northern Pikeminnow Sport Reward Fishery. The early season opener is only available to anglers registered at the Columbia Point registration station near Richland, Washington, fishing …

Umatilla River spring Chinook season to close on April 16th

  PENDLETON, Ore. – ODFW will close recreational spring Chinook retention in the Umatilla River Basin from April 16 through June 30, 2021. The closure will be in effect from the mouth of the Umatilla River, near Highway 730 bridge, to the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) boundary (approximately 0.7 miles above Hwy …

ODFW eliminates bag limit at Chickahominy Reservoir due to low water levels

  HINES, Ore. – ODFW is temporarily lifting possession and size limits for trout at Chickahominy Reservoir near the town of Riley due to low reservoir water levels and current drought conditions. The temporary rule will be in effect from April 14 through Oct. 10. Other current angling gear restrictions (fishing rod and hook) remain …

States approve 2021 sturgeon retention seasons below Bonneville Dam

Photo courtesy of Sturgeon Fishing Guides Columbia River Fishing Adventures   CLACKAMAS, Ore. – Fishery managers from Oregon and Washington recently adopted two recreational white sturgeon retention fisheries for the lower Columbia River downstream of Bonneville Dam. The first fishery will occur from the Wauna powerlines (at river mile 40) downstream to Buoy 10 at the …

Sturgeon retention closes in John Day Pool effective March 19

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The one hatchery steelhead limit continues upstream of The Dalles Dam until Jan. 1st

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WDFW and Corp work to restore vital salmon habitat on the Duckabash River

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WDFW Commission will hear comments on hunting seasons, Columbia River fisheries at Wenatchee meeting March 15th-17th

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