More summer Chinook fishing days below Bonneville Dam and sockeye retention on the Columbia starts July 1st

Photo Credit: Marvina Munch/USFWS   CLACKAMAS, Ore.—Fishery managers from Oregon and Washington added 13 days of summer Chinook fishing below Bonneville Dam starting Friday, July 1 through Wednesday, July 13. Also starting July 1, Columbia River anglers may retain sockeye as part Read More

More fishing days, increased bag limit for spring Chinook before summer season begins June 16 – Sturgeon retention day set for June 12 in lower Columbia River

  CLACKAMAS, Ore.—State fishery managers from Oregon and Washington added four retention days (June 12-15) for spring Chinook above Bonneville Dam and increased the adult hatchery Chinook bag limit river-wide to two fish during that same time period. They also added an Read More

Free Fishing Weekend June 5th-6th in Oregon

  SALEM, Ore.—Everyone can fish, clam and crab for free in Oregon on Saturday and Sunday, June 5-6. No fishing licenses or tags (including a Combined Angling Tag, Columbia River Basin Endorsement or Two-Rod Validation) are required by Oregon residents or nonresidents Read More

Umatilla River basin spring chinook fishing reopens May 25th

  PENDLETON, Ore. – The temporary regulation closing angling for and retention of spring Chinook in the Umatilla River basin has been removed and the fishery reopens May 25. Angling for and retention of spring Chinook salmon in the Umatilla River and tributaries Read More