Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

July 7, 2017

Night Closure Modified on the Columbia River

Action: Stipulates that night angling is closed in the lower Columbia River.

Effective dates: Immediately until further notice.

Species affected: All species.

Location: The Columbia River from Buoy 10 (opens Aug. 1) upstream to the Hwy. 395 Bridge in Pasco.

Reason for action: This change allows night time bow hunting for carp.

Other information: The only other exception to the night fishing closure is for anglers enrolled in the Pikeminnow Sport-Reward Program and actively fishing for pikeminnow.

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

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the