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

July 10, 2014

Columbia River below Bonneville Dam summer chinook fishing reopens

Action: Re-opens for adult chinook retention in the Columbia River.

Effective date: July 11 through July 31, 2014.

Species affected: Adult hatchery chinook.

Area: Mainstem Columbia River from The Astoria Megler Bridge upstream to Bonneville Dam.

Daily bag limit: Minimum size is 12 inches. Daily salmonid limit is 6 fish. Up to 2 may be adult salmon or hatchery steelhead or 1 of each. Release all salmon other than hatchery chinook and sockeye.

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

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