Fishery announcements and other notices of interest to Columbia River Indian fishers.
September 27, 2017
New Zone 6 Commercial Gillnet Fishery: 6 AM Monday, October 2 to 6 PM Thursday, October 5 (3 nights)
September 21, 2017
Commercial Gillnet Fishery Zone 6: 6 AM Monday, September 25 to 6 PM Friday, September 29 (4 nights)
September 14, 2017
New Zone 6 commercial gillnet fishery Set for 6 AM Monday, September 18 to 6 PM Friday, September 22 (4 nights)
September 13, 2017
ALERT! Wyeth to Viento State Park has been raised to EVACUATION LEVEL 3 (GO!). I-84, Forest Lane, and Herman Creek Road (AKA Wyeth Road) are CLOSED. There is no road access in to or out of Wyeth TFAS. Please avoid the area.
September 12, 2017
Please document fishing and marketing difficulties you have experienced as a result of the fire. This could be things like, limited access to fishing sites, difficulty selling catch or getting fish to market, or any other challenges you have faced. Your notes will be helpful in future assessments of fire consequences.
September 10, 2017
The next Zone 6 commercial fishery opens tomorrow morning at 6:00 am. Be aware of the continued fire and smoke conditions throughout the Gorge and firefighting efforts that will be occurring from Bonneville Dam to Dog Mountain.
September 8, 2017
ALERT! Wyeth to Viento State Park has been elevated to Evacuation Level 2. Make preparations to leave at a moment's notice. Call CRITFE if you need assistance.
September 8, 2017
Air operations are getting water from the Columbia River to fight the fire during daylight hours. Weekend air operations could occur anywhere from Bonneville Dam to Dog Mountain. Please be aware of your surroundings and be on the lookout for low-flying aircraft.
September 7, 2017
The current tribal fishery closes tomorrow at 6:00 pm. Please be sure to plan accordingly and give plenty of time to remove gear from the river. If you do not have access to the river or cannot access it safely before the fishery closure, please contact CRITFE for assistance.