The fish in the Columbia River and its tributaries are of paramount importance to our people, our diet, and our health.

Through our treaty-reserved rights, we advocate for the resources that cannot speak for themselves, and we provide outreach and education activities that empower others to do the same.

Our biologists and technicians are out in the field every day, actively restoring the river in accordance with our traditions and rigorous science.

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Spring chinook run counts over Bonneville Dam have been lower than expected and
it is too early to update the runsize.  To prioritize fish for ceremonial needs and to reduce 
The Yakama Nation Fish & Wildlife Committee open the bank Hook and Line fishery
below Bonneville Dam from  April 21, 2016 - April 30, 2016; 5 am - 10pm,

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Announcement
The tribal sturgeon setline fishery normally begins January 1 st of each year. At
the present time harvestable numbers of sturgeon are available
Rob Phillips, Yakima Herald-Republic
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