News/Announcements

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Extend commercial Sales Fall Season

Announcement

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

Fall Fishers Meeting

Announcement

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

Extended Lamprey Fishing Opportunity at Willamette Falls

Announcement

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 fille

Expand Weekly Openings on the Klickitat River

Announcement

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

Additional Summer Gillnet Openings

Announcement

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

Lamprey Permits Available

Announcement

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.

Expand Wind R Fishery

Announcement

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.

Open Summer Gillnet Season 2022

Announcement

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 1

Open Commercial Sales

Announcement

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.

Extend Klickitat River Fishery

Announcement

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

Expand Icicle River Fishery

Announcement

The Fish and Wildlife Committee hereby authorizes the modification of the Icicle River subsistence fishing regulations to allow expanded weekly openings on the Icicle River from 5am Mondays to 9pm Saturdays effective May 23, 2022 through July 30,

Drano Lake Fishery

Announcement

Little White Salmon National Fish Hatchery has achieved its brood collection goal and fishing opportunity exists in Drano Lake.  The fishery on Tues- Weds May 24-25, 2022 will be for 20 Subsistence permits; 10 exclusively for YN elders 55 & ov

Open Icicle River Fishery 2022

Announcement

The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorizes weekly openings on the Icicle River from Noon Thursdays to 6 pm Saturdays from May 12- July 30, 2022.  Standard subsistence Platform/H&L gears.  The use of treble hooks and snagging is prohibited. 

Re-Open JD Pool Winter Gillnet Fishery

Announcement

The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorizes another winter gillnet opening in the John Day Pool from 6am Saturday March 12 to 6pm Wednesday March 16, 2022.  Downloadable regs are attached.

Additional Winter Gillnet Openings

Announcement

The Fish & Wildlife Committee approve the following additional winter gillnet openings.  The Dalles Pool 6am Thursday Feb 24 - 6pm Monday Feb 28, 2022 extend the John Day Pool to 6pm Monday Feb 28, 2022.  Open the Bonneville Pool 6am Wednesday