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Fisher Announcements

Fishery announcements and other notices of interest to Columbia River Indian fishers.


Sept 27 Fall Fishery Announcement

September 27, 2017

New Zone 6 Commercial Gillnet Fishery: 6 AM Monday, October 2 to 6 PM Thursday, October 5 (3 nights)

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Sept 21 Tribal Fishery Announcement

September 21, 2017

Commercial Gillnet Fishery Zone 6: 6 AM Monday, September 25 to 6 PM Friday, September 29 (4 nights)

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Sept 14 Fall Fishery Announcement

September 14, 2017

New Zone 6 commercial gillnet fishery Set for 6 AM Monday, September 18 to 6 PM Friday, September 22 (4 nights)

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Gorge Fire Update: Wed 9/13, 12:40pm - UPDATED 3:40pm

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.

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Gorge Fire Update: Tues 9/12, 1pm

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.

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Gorge Fire Update: Sun 9/10, 11am

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.

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Gorge Fire Update: Fri 9/8, 3:00pm

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.

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Gorge Fire Update: Fri 9/8, 12:00pm

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.

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Gorge Fire Update: Thur 9/7, 1:00pm

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.

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