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June 11, 2019 Spring Season Tribal Fishery Announcement

Tuesday June 11, 2019

The four Columbia River treaty tribes met today to discuss the spring season mainstem treaty fishery.

The spring chinook run size forecast was upgraded today to 70,500 at the Columbia River mouth. In response, the tribes set the following fishery plan:

Zone 6 Platform/Hook-and-Line Subsistence Fishery

  • The Zone 6 subsistence fishery will open Wednesday June 12 at 6:00am (platform or hook-and-line only).
  • The Spring Season closes on June 15. The compact for the Summer Season is tomorrow.

Tributary Fisheries

  • Information on tributary fisheries is available from tribal fishery departments.

Note: This announcement is an informational document and does not constitute a fishery regulation. Individual tribes determine actual fishing regulations for their members. Copies of regulations are available from tribal fishery departments.

If you have any fishing enforcement problems or need assistance or information, day or night, contact the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fisheries Enforcement Office, 4270 Westcliff Drive, Hood River, Oregon. Phone: (541) 386-6363 or toll-free (800) 487-FISH (3474). Show pride in your tribe’s treaty rights by carrying your tribal ID. Please consult your tribal Fisheries Department for additional details on tribal regulations. PLEASE WEAR YOUR LIFE JACKETS FOR SAFETY and avoid overloading your boats.

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