News/Announcements - Harvest

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Sturgeon Setline Fishery

Announcement

The tribal sturgeon setline fishery normally begins January 1st of each year.  At the present time harvestable numbers of sturgeon are available in Zone 6 of the Columbia River.  The setline catch is projected to be fewer than 200 fish.

Yakama Nation closes fishery below Bonneville Dam.

To prioritize fish for ceremonial needs and to reduce risks of exceeding catch guiedelines, the FWLO closes hook and line fishing in the area below Bonneville Dam at 6 PM on Saturday, April 27, 2013.