Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

November 6, 2013

Columbia River sturgeon fishery closes for retention in the Dalles Pool

Action: Closes for retention of white sturgeon. Catch and release permitted.

Location: Waters of the Columbia River and tributaries from The Dalles Dam upstream to John Day Dam

Species affected: White sturgeon

Effective Dates: Nov.12 through Dec. 31, 2013

Reason for action: The recreational harvest guideline (300 fish) for The Dalles Pool is expected to be reached by the closure date.

Information contact: (360) 696-6211. For latest information press *1010.

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules pamphlet for details on fishing seasons and regulations. Fishing rules are subject to change. Check the WDFW Fishing hotline for the latest rule information at (360) 902-2500, press 2 for recreational rules. For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline call (360)796-3215 or toll free 1-866-880-5431.

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