Sturgeon fishery set in Columbia River estuary downstream from Wauna powerlines

TweetAction: Allows a limited recreational retention fishery for white sturgeon in the Columbia River estuary. White sturgeon from 44-inches minimum to 50-inches maximum fork length may be retained. Effective Dates: Monday, Wednesday, and Saturdays: May 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, … Continue reading →

Sport sturgeon retention season set in Bonneville and Dalles Pools

TweetAllow retention of white sturgeon for one day within the following slot limits: Bonneville Pool: between 38-inches and 54-inches fork length. The Dalles Pool: between 43-inches and 54-inches fork length. Effective dates: Friday June 15, 2018 Species affected: White sturgeon Locations: Fishing will … Continue reading →

Washington Anglers can keep 2 hatchery chinook per day in Marine Area 9

TweetAction: Increases the daily limit for salmon to two fish in Marine Area 9 (Admiralty Inlet). Effective Date: March 30 through April 15, 2018. Species affected: Chinook salmon. Location: Marine Area 9, excluding year-round fishing piers. Reason for action: Preliminary estimates through March 18 indicate … Continue reading →

Washington – Steelhead daily limit rises on lower Hanford Reach, and Ringold bank fishery

TweetArea 1: Columbia River from Hwy.395 Bridge at Pasco to the old Hanford townsite wooden powerline towers: Effective date: Immediately through March 31, 2018 Daily limit: Two (2) hatchery steelhead Area 2: Ringold area bank fishery Effective date: Immediately through April 15, … Continue reading →