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Extend commercial Sales Fall Season
The YN Fish & Wildlife Committee authorizes extending commercial sale for the platform/hook & line Fishery. See attached
Fall Fishers Meeting
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Regulations for Drano Lake Fishery May 2022
TRIBES DID THE “HEAVY LIFTING’ ON BRINGING ONCE EXTINCT COHO BACK TO UPPER COLUMBIA, SNAKE RIVER BASIN
Open Icicle River Fishery 2022
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.