News/Announcements - Harvest

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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

Spring Fisher's Meeting

Announcement
Spring Fisher's Meeting March 25
10am - 4pm at Hood River Inn, Hood River, OR
See full agenda attached

Extend Bonneville Pool Fishery

Announcement
The winter gillnet fishery in the Bonneville Pool has been extended to
6pm Saturday March 23, 2019.  See Regulations attached

Open Winter Gillnet Fishery in Bonneville Pool

Announcement
The Fish & Wildlife Committee approves the commercial winter gillnet
fishery for the Bonneville Pool opening 6am Friday March 1 through
6pm Wednesday March 12, 2019.
See regs attached

Extend Winter Gillnet in JD Pool

Announcement
The Fish & Wildlife Committee extends the winter gillnet fishery in
The John Day Pool to 6pm Wednesday Feb 27, 2019. 
All other winter gillnet season regulations remain unchanged. 
See attached

Open 2019 Winter Gillnet Season

Announcement
The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorize a commercial gillnet season on the
Columbia River.  The Dalles and John Day Pools open 
6am Friday Feb 1 - 6pm Wednesday Feb 13, 2019.

2019 Smelt Permits

Announcement
The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorize smelt fishing in the Cowlitz River
through March 2019.  Please submit the attached permit to Raemelle Kiona

Winter Fishers Meeting

Announcement
There will be a Winter Fisher's Meeting January 28, 2019
10am - 4pm at Legends Casino.  See agenda attached.

Yakama Nation Tribal Fishers Meeting

Roger Dick, Jr.
Announcement

The Fish and Wildlife Committee directed Fisheries Staff to schedule a fishers meeting for Monday, January 28, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Legends Casino, Toppenish,    

2019 Open Sturgeon Setline Fishery

Announcement
The Yakama Nation Fish & Wildlife Committee hereby authorize a commercial
setline fishery for white sturgeon in all of Zone 6 of the Columbia River.
7am Thursday January 3 to noon Thursday January 31, 2019

Expand Klickitat River Fishery

Announcement
The coho returns to the Klickitat River are expected to be good and commercial
sales are open.  Therefore, the F&W committee EXPANDS the Klickitat River Fishery

Open Sturgeon Setline Fishery in Bonneville Pool

Announcement
There are harvestable numbers of sturgeon availabile in the Bonneville Pool.
The Fish and Wildlife Committee has authorized a commercial sturgeon
setline fishery in Bonneville Pool from 6am Wed October 17 to 

Close Fall chinook opening on Yakima River

Announcement
Due to the low fall chinook returns to date, the Fish and Wildlife Committee is closing
the weekly subsistence fishing period on the Yakima River. 
See attached Committee Action for dettails.

Reduce Klickitat Weekly Openings

Announcement
Klickitat River fall chinook returns have been less than expected causing
concern for broodstock collection goals.  Therefore the Fish & Wildlife committee

Additional Fall Gillnet Week

Announcement
The Fish & Wildlife committee authorize another week of gillnet fishing opportunity
6am Wednesday Oct 3 to 6pm Saturday October 6, 2018.
Regs attached

Additional Fall Gillnet week

Announcement
The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorize additional gillnet fishing opening
in Zone 6 of the Columbia River from 6am Wednesday Sept 26 to 6pm
Friday Sept 28, 2018.  

2018 Fall Commercial Gillnet Opening

Announcement
The Fish and Wildlife Committee authorize additional gillnet fishing time
in Zone 6 of the Columbia River from 6am Wednesday Sept 19 to 6pm
Saturday Sept. 22, 2018.  Full regs attached.