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

August 22, 2008

Buoy 10 to close for chinook retention; fishery remains open for hatchery coho and steelhead

Action: The mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream to the Rocky Point/Tongue Point line will close to chinook retention effective Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, but will remain open for hatchery coho and steelhead.

Effective dates: Aug. 25 through Dec. 31, 2008.

Species affected: Chinook salmon.

Location: The mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream to the Rocky Point/Tongue Point line.

Other Information: The mainstem Columbia River upstream of Buoy 10 (Tongue Point/Rocky Point line) is scheduled to open for chinook retention beginning Sept. 1 (with the exception of the sanctuary area around the mouth of the Lewis River).