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Fisher Announcements

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

Feb 12, 2019 Tribal Fishery Announcement

February 12, 2019

Current commercial John Day & The Dalles pools gillnet fishery extended through TUE, February 19 @ 6PM

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1/29/2019 Winter Season Tribal Fishery Announcement

January 29, 2019

Commercial fishery 6AM 2/1 through 6PM 2/13 JDAY/DALLES ONLY; Plat/H&L fishery: 6AM 2/1 through 6PM 3/21

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Winter/Spring 2019 Water Supply Update

January 25, 2019

The latest CRITFC water supply forecast: Columbia River at The Dalles is 95% of normal for the April-July runoff period.  NOAA’s forecast is 87%.

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December 20, 2018 Sturgeon Setline Fishery Announcement

December 20, 2018

Commercial Sturgeon Setline Fishery. Area: Zone 6, Bonneville, The Dalles, and John Day Reservoirs Dates/Times: Noon Tuesday January 1, 2019 through noon Thursday January 31

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Fishing Site Clean-up Closures Winter 2018-19

October 30, 2018

Four treaty fishing access sites will be closed for extensive clean-up and repairs (on a rotating basis—only one will be closed at a time). The 2018-2019 clean-up will begin in November and will run through March.

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Oct 16 Sturgeon Setline Fishery

October 16, 2018

Bonneville Pool Commercial Sturgeon Settling Fishery opening: 6 AM Wednesday October 17 to 6 PM Wednesday October 31

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Sept 18 Fall Season Treaty Fishery Announcement

September 18, 2018

Zone 6 Commercial Salmon Gillnet Fishery 6 AM Wednesday, September 19 to 6 PM Saturday, September 22 (3 nights)

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Sept 12, 2018 Fall Fishery Update

September 13, 2018

The chinook and steelhead returns in the fall season have been lower than forecast. Because of continued uncertainty regarding the run sizes, the four Columbia River Tribes have postponed a decision on a gillnet fishery for next week until they meet again early next week. Expect an additional announcement regarding gillnet fishing as soon as any decision is made early next week.

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