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

May 13, 2014

Columbia River - below Bonneville Dam chinook sport fishing re-opens for remainder of spring season

Action: Re-opens for chinook and steelhead angling on the mainstem Columbia River downstream of Bonneville Dam.

Species affected: Spring chinook, steelhead and shad.

Area: The mainstem Columbia River from the Tongue Point/Rocky Point line upstream to Bonneville Dam.

Effective date: May 15 through June 15, 2014.

Daily bag limit: Daily salmonid limit is 6 fish (hatchery chinook or hatchery steelhead), of which no more than two may be adult chinook or steelhead, and no more than one may be an adult chinook. Release all sockeye, wild chinook and wild steelhead. Salmon minimum size: 12 inches.

Reason for action: Harvestable numbers of hatchery chinook remain available based on the in-season forecast update, associated management agreements, and harvest estimates to 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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