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

June 14, 2017

Sport sturgeon retention season in the Columbia River Estuary closes

Action: . Rescinds the sturgeon retention fishery scheduled for Sat. June 17.

Effective dates: Immediately until further notice.

Species affected: White sturgeon

Location: The Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream to the Wauna Powerlines

Reason for action: The harvest guideline of 3,000 fish has been reached.

Other information: Catch-and-release fishing for sturgeon will continue to be allowed.

Information contact: Region 5 office 360-696-6211.

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washingt