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 pamph