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The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorize a commercial gillnet fishery in all of Zone 6 of the Columbia River from 6 am May 25 to 6pm May 27, 2016. There will be no mesh restriction and all rivermouth and dam sanctuaries are still in effect.
Catch rates in The Dalles and John Day Pools has been lower than expected,
which allows for more fishing time. The Fish & Wildlife Committee hereby extends the
The setline fishery in The Dalles Pool will reopen from 6am November 16 and close 6pm November 25, 2015.
Bonneville Pool will reopen from 6am November 27 and close 6pm December 31, 2015.
Klickitat River coho returns have been far less than expected which has caused concern
for reaching broodstock goals.
YN staff has begun collecting broodstock at the Lyle Falls trap in anticipation of a shortfall