Harvest Updates

Yakama Nation Harvest Management

Under the Treaty of 1855, the Yakama Nation reserved the right to fish, hunt and gather and other rights at all usual and accustomed places. This includes the preservation of fish habitat at all usual and accustomed fishing places. 

The Yakama Nation manages fisheries resources to ensure continued access by Yakama members to fulfill their ceremonial, subsistence and commercial needs.  This treaty reserved right includes the right to have fish present to harvest, at all usual and accustomed places.

Harvest News

The YN Fish & Wildlife Committee authorizes extending commercial sale for the platform/hook & line Fishery.  See attached

Fall Fishers Meeting August 11, 2022.  10am - 4pm at Legends Casino- Columbia Room Lunch provided.  See agenda attached

Due to the increased water flows at Willamette Falls, flashboard installation was delayed.  Therefore the Fish & Wildlife Committee has extended the Lamprey Fishing Permits at Willamette Falls to Aug 31, 2022.  The attached permit can be...

The FIsh & Wildlife Committee expand the weekly openings on the Klickitat River 6am Mondays to 6pm Saturdays through Dec 31, 2022.  See attached regs.

The Fish & Wildlife Committee approves additional commercial summer gillnet openings:  6am Monday July 4 to  6pm Friday July 8, 2022; 7in mesh restriction and 6am Monday July 11 to 6pm Friday July 15, 2022 NO Mesh restriction.  Regs attached...

The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorize Lamprey Fishing at Willamette Falls 5am to 6pm Fridays through Mondays through July 31, 2022.  See attached Lampry Permit Request.  Submit permit to Fish & Willife Committee for signature.

Fish & Wildlife Committee hereby expands the Wind River fishery to 6am Mondays to 6pm Saturdays through June 25, 2022.  All other regs in T059-2022 remain unchanged.

The Yakama Nation Fish & Wildlife Committee authorizes the first three Commercial Summer Gillnet openings.  6am Thurs June 16 to 6pm  Sat June 18; 6am Mon Jun 20 to 6pm Fri Jun 24; and 6am Mon Jun 27 to 6pm Fri July...

The Yakama Nation Fish & Wildlife Committee authorizes Commercial Sale for the Platform/Hook and Line Fishery.  Dates:  6am June 4 to 11:59pm July 30, 2022.  See Regs memo attached for full details.

The Fish and Wildlife Committee hereby extends the Klickitat River fishery through June 25, 2022 on the regular weekly schedule of Noon Wednesdays to 6 p.m. Saturdays.  See attached memo for details