News/Announcements

Media, please, contact Emily Washines at 509-865-5121 ext. 6315.

Winter Gillnet Season Reg Modifications

Announcement
Good numbers of fish remain on the sturgeon catch guidelines for both The Dalles and Bonneville Pools.  To avoid issues that harm populations in each pool, it makes it unfeasible

2014 Winter Gillnet Season

The Fish, Wildlife, Law and Order Committee approves a commercial gillnetfishery in all of Zone 6 of the Columbia River from 12 p.m., February 1 to 6 p.m., March 21, 2014.

World Fish Migration Day (May 24) Save the Date

Ralph Lampman, Pacific Lamprey Project
Announcement

SAVE THE DATE:

MAY 24, 2014 (SATURDAY)

Time: TBD

We are releasing adult lamprey for translocation.  

This event testifies to the importance of Pacific lamprey migration to the world

Film Showing

Announcement

Announcing Films to be presented at 6pm on Monday, January 27, 2014 at the Cultural Heritage Center Theater.

Authorize Smelt Fishing By Permit for 2014

Announcement

Smelt returns to the Columbia Basin have been very low for the past several years; however an improved Smelt return is expected in the Cowlitz River in 2014.

Fisher's Meeting January 27, 2014

Announcement

The Fish & Wildlife Committee directed Fisheries Staff to schedule a Fisher's Meeting for 10 am to 4 pm Monday January 27, 2014 at Legends Casino in Toppenish, WA.  Lunch will be provided.  See attached memo for the full agenda.

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.

The Lost Fish

Yakama Nation, CRITFC, Freshwaters Illustrated
Announcement
Yakama Premiere!
 
December 9, 2013 (Monday)
6pm
 
Heritage Theater
 
FREE