WDFW Revises Barbed Hooks Allowed Zones

  Action: Revises the list of waters where barbless hooks are now voluntary for salmon and steelhead directed fisheries in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 to Chief Joseph Dam, and Columbia River tributaries from Buoy 10 to McNary Dam. Effective date: June 11, 2019. Species affected: Salmon and steelhead. Rule and Location:   A)  Barbed hooks are …

Recreational halibut fishing to open for additional days in coastal areas

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Barbless hooks to become voluntary on much of Columbia River and tributaries

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Additional public meeting planned to discuss sturgeon regulations in Washington

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Invasive Northern Pike Threaten Columbia River salmon and steelhead stocks.

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Third weekend opening planned for Columbia River spring chinook fishery below Bonneville Dam

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

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