Fishery announcements and other notices of interest to Columbia River Indian fishers.
February 12, 2019
Current commercial John Day & The Dalles pools gillnet fishery extended through TUE, February 19 @ 6PM
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
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%.
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
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.
October 16, 2018
Bonneville Pool Commercial Sturgeon Settling Fishery opening: 6 AM Wednesday October 17 to 6 PM Wednesday October 31
September 18, 2018
Zone 6 Commercial Salmon Gillnet Fishery 6 AM Wednesday, September 19 to 6 PM Saturday, September 22 (3 nights)
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.