News/Announcements - Harvest

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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

2020 Willamette Falls Lamprey Permits

Announcement

The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorizes a subsistence fishery for lamprey will
be held during the months of June and July 2020 and fishing must be conducted
by permit shown on the attached permit.

Open Icicle River Fishery

Announcement

The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorizes the modification of the Icicle River
subsistence fishing regulations to allow weekly openings on the Icicle River from

COVID19 Fisher Guidelines

Announcement
In accordance with "Public Safety Announcement No. 2" issued March 25, 2020,
the Fish & Wildlife Committee approve concurrent safety guidelines for fishing for

2020 Subsistence Regulations

Announcement
Platform, Hook and Line regulations for the Columbia River and tributary seasons are
contained in the attached resolution

2020 Ceremonial Permit Request

Announcement

The 2020 Ceremonial Permit Request Form is attached.

Print, fill out and submit to YN Fish & Wildlife Committee for approval.

2020 Close Winter Gillnet Season in Bonneville Pool

Announcement
The harvest guideline in the Bonneville Pool is expected to be acheived early.  Therefore the 
Fish & Wildlife Committee hereby closes the Winter gillnet fishery in the Bonneville Pool

Reopen John Day Pool Winter Gillnet

Announcement
The Fish & Wildlife Committee reopens the winter gillnet fishery in the John Day Pool
from 6am Thursday Feb 20 - 6pm Monday Feb 24, 2020.  All other winter gillnet regs
stay the same.  See attached.

Close Winter Gillnet Fishery in The Dalles Pool

Announcement
Sturgeon catches in The Dalles Pool winter gillnet fishery have been better than
expected and the guideline is projected to be achieved.
Therefore the Fish and Widllife Committee hereby closes

Open 2020 Winter Gillnet Season

Announcement
The Fish & Wildlife Committee approves the commercial winter gillnet
fishery for Zone 6 of the Columbia River.  
The Dalles and John Days Pools open 6am Saturday February 1