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Additional Fall commercial gillnet fishing time

Announcement

The Fish & WIldlife Committee authorize additional gillnet opening in Zone 6 of the Columbia River from 6am Monday October 5 to 6pm Wednesday October 7, 2020.  Regulations attached.

Open Fall Coho Fishery on the Icicle River

Announcement

Good numbers of coho are returning to the Icicle River surplus above the needs of production exists; therefore The Fish & Wildlife Committee hereby authorize weekly openings on the Icicle River from 6am Tuesdays - 6pm Saturdays effective Septe

Additional Fall commercial gillnet fishing time

Announcement

The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorize additional commercial fall gillnet opening in Zone 6 of the Columbia River from 6am Monday Sept 28 to 6pm Thursday October 1, 2020.  Downloadable regs attached.

Additional Fall commercial gillnet fishing time

Announcement

The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorize additional fall gillnet fishing from 6am Monday Sept 21 to 6 pm Friday Sept 25, 2020.  Downloadable regs attached.

Additional Fall commercial gillnet fishing time

Announcement

The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorize additional gillnet opening in Zone 6 of the Columbia River from 6am Monday Sep 14 - 6pm Friday Sep 18, 2020.  Downloadable regs attached.

Additional Fall commercial gillnet fishing time

Announcement

The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorize additional gillnet opening in Zone 6 of the Columbia River from 6am Monday Sept 7 to 6pm Friday Sept 11,2020.  See regs attached

Extend weekly fall commercial gillnet opening

Announcement

The Fish & Wildlife Committee hereby extends the the ongoing weekly fall commercial gillnet season in Zone 6 of the Columbia River through 6pm Friday September 4, 2020.  All other fall commercial gillnet season regulations remain unchanged.  S

Boat Safety Regulations

Announcement

Yakama Nation Fish & Wildlife/ Law and Order Committe authorized the Revised Boat Safety Regulations effective April 1, 2009.  

These regulations can be downloaded and printed. 

Open Fall Commercial Gillnet Season

Announcement

The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorizes the first two (2) gillnet openings in Zone 6 of the Columbia River from 6AM Monday Aug 24 to 6PM Thursday Aug 27 and 6AM Monday August 31 to 6PM Thursday September 3, 2020.  See attached for downloadabl

2020 Extend Fall Commercial Sales

Announcement

The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorizes fish caught with subsistence gears in the Zone 6 fishery and YN tributaries to be allowed for commercial sale 12:01am Saturday August 1 to 6pm Saturday December 26, 2020.   See regs attached.

2020 Fall Fishers Meeting

Announcement

The Fish & Wildlife Committee directed fisheries staff to schedule a fall fishers meeting from 9am to 1pm on Wednesday Aug 12, 2020; via ZOOM Meeting.  Send email requests for Zoom Video access to:

Additional Summer commercial gillnet fishery

Announcement

The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorizes additional summer commercial gillnet opening in Zone 6 of the Columbia River from 6am Monday July 20 through 6pm Thursday July 23, 2020.  See full regs attached.

Additional Commercial Summer Gillnet Opening

Announcement

The Fish and Wildlife Committee authorizes additional summer commercial gillnet opening in Zone 6 of the Columbia River from 6 a.m. Monday, July 13 to 6 p.m. Thursday July 16, 2020.  See full regulations attached

Open Wenatchee River Summer Chinook Fishery

Announcement

The Fish & Wildlife Committee hereby authorizes the modification of the Wenatchee River subsistence fishing regulations to allow weekly openings on the Wenatchee River from 6am Tuesdays to 6pm Saturdays starting July 7, 2020 and extending unti

Additional Summer Commercial Gillnet Openings

Announcement

The Fish & Willdife Committee authorizes two (2) additional summer commercial gillnet openings in Zone 6 of the Columbia River from 6am Wednesday July 01 to 6pm Friday July 03,2020 and 6am Monday July 06 to 6pm Thursday July 09, 2020.  

Open weekly fishing period on the Klickitat River

Announcement

The Fish & Wildlife Committee hereby modifies the opening of the Klickitat River Fishery to Noon Tuesdays, June 23 through 6pm Saturdays December 26, 2020.

See regs attached

Expand the weekly openings on the Icicle River

Announcement

Leavenworth NFH has met their broodstock collection goal.  Therefore the Fish & Wildlife Committee expands the weekly fishing periods on the Icicle River to 6am Mondays - 6pm Saturdays from Monday June 22 - July 25, 2020.  

Open Summer Gillnet Fishery

Announcement

The Fish & Wildlife Committee authroizes the first summer commercial gillnet opening in Zone 6 of the Columbia River from 6am Monday June 22 - 6pm Wednesday June 24, 2020.  See regs attached

Open Platform/H&L to commercial Sale

Announcement

The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorize fish caught with subsistence gears in Zone 6 and in selected YN tributary fisheries to be allowed for commercial sales from 6am Monday June 22, 2020 through 11:59pm Friday July 31, 2020.  See full regs a