Fishery announcements and other notices of interest to Columbia River Indian fishers.
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.
September 6, 2018
Zone 6 Commercial Salmon Gillnet Fishery opening 6 AM Monday, September 10 to 6 PM Friday, September 14 (4 nights).
August 15, 2018
Zone 6 Commercial Salmon Gillnet Fall Fishery openings: 6 AM Monday, August 27 to 6 PM Thursday, August 30 (3 nights) and 6 AM Monday, September 3 to 6 PM Friday, September 7 (4 nights)
August 3, 2018
CRITFC, NAYA Family Center, and ATNI will be hosting a Columbia River housing fair and advocacy workshop on August 10 in Hood River, Oregon to discuss this issue, steps going forward, and connect river residents with current housing services.