News/Announcements

Media, please, contact Paul Ward at 509-865-5121 ext. 6363.

2019 Fall Gillnet Fishery

Announcement

The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorzie the first 2 gillnet openings in Zone 6

of the Columbia River from 6am Mon Aug 26 to 6pm Wed Aug 28,2019 and from

6am Mon Sep 3 to 6pm Thurs Sep5,2019.

Fall Ceremonial Permits and Sales Closure

Announcement
The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorize fall ceremonial permit fishing from
6am Mon Aug 19 - 6pm Thurs Aug 22.  Individual action by the F&W committee is still

Close Setlines in JD Pool

Announcement
Catch rates in John Day Pool have been greater than expected and the guideline is expected
to be reached before the closure date of 6pm Aug 17.  Therefore the Fish & Wildife Commitee

Extend Commercial Sales for Platform H&L Fishery

Announcement
The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorizes fish caught with subsistence gears in 
Zone 6 fishery and YN tribs to be allowed for commercial sale from 12:01am Thursday
Aug 1 - 6pm Saturday Dec 28, 2019.

2019 Fall Fisher's Meeting

Announcement
The Fall Fisher's meeting will be held Friday Aug 2, 2019 at 
Celilo Longhouse from 10am - 4pm. 
Lunch will be provided. 
Agenda attached

Open Setline Fishery in John Day Pool

Announcement
The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorizes a commercial sturgeon setline season
in the John Day Pool from 6am Friday July 26 to 6pm Saturday August 17, 2019.
See full regs attached.

Forgotten Toxic Waste Dump

Announcement

Forgotten Toxic Waste Dump

Community Forum - Bradford Island Cleanup

August 6, 2019 at 6:00 P.M.

The Gorge Pavilion

395 SW Portage Road

Cascade Locks, OR

Additional summer gillnet week

Announcement
The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorize additional gillnet fishing time
6am Monday July 1 to 6pm Wednesday July 3, 2019.
Regs attached.

Open Summer Gillnet Season

Announcement
The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorize the first commercial summer gillnet 
opening 6am June 24 - 6pm Wednesday June 26, 2019.
Full regs attached 

Open Commercial Sale

Announcement
The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorizes commerical sale for platform/ hook & line
fishery.  6am Monday June 24 - 11:59 pm July 31, 2019.
Regs attached

Re-Open Icicle River Fishery

Announcement
The Leavenworth NFH has collected enough broodstock for their program,  Therefore,
the Fish & Wildlife Committee authorizes the opening of the Icicle River Fishery

2019 Family Fish Day

Announcement

Yakama Nation Family Fish Day

Friday June 21, 2019

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

12421 Lateral A Road

Toppenish, WA 98948

(509) 865-5121 EXT 6372

ReOpen Zone 6 Platform/H&L

Announcement
The Fish and Wildlife Committee re-opens the platform h&l fishery for subsistence only at
6am Wednesday June 12, 2019 - December 31, 2019.
See attached regs for full details

Open Icicle River Fishery

Announcement
The Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery is approaching its broodstock collection goal
which allows for fishing opportunity on the Icicle River.  The Fish and Wildlife Committee

Lamprey Permits Available

Announcement
Due to the return of lamprey to the Willamette River, YN fishing opportunity exists
at Willamette Falls.  A subsistence fishery for lamprey will be held during the months

CLOSE the platform/h&l fishery

Announcement
The Columbia Upriver Spring chinook run has been downgraded to 
75,000 at the mouth of the Columbia River.  The allowable treaty harvest 

Close Wind River

Announcement
Due to the low spring chinook returns to date and that the hatchery is 
unlikely to achieve broodstock collection in 2019, the Fish and Wildlife
Committee hereby closes the fishery on the Wind River

2019 Platform H&L Regulations

Announcement
The Fish & Wildlife Committee has authorized the 2019 Subsistence Platform H&L
Regulations for the Columbia River and tributaries.  See the attached regs