Fishing for hatchery spring chinook salmon and hatchery steelhead will reopen Saturday on the lower Columbia River under an agreement reached earlier today by fishery managers from Washington and Oregon.
The fishery, scheduled to run through June 15, will be on the river from the Rocky Point/Tongue Point line near the mouth of the river to the deadline below Bonneville Dam. For boat anglers, the upriver boundary is Beacon Rock.
Anglers may retain one adult hatchery chinook salmon as part of their daily limit.
Barbless hooks are required. All chinook salmon and steelhead not marked with a clipped adipose fin …