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Tag: Columbia springers

May
24th

Fishing for spring chinook on lower Columbia reopens Saturday and Sunday

Sport anglers will be able to fish a portion of the lower Columbia River for spring chinook salmon Saturday and Sunday.

Fishery managers from Washington and Oregon agreed Wednesday to reopen the fishery for two days to boat and bank anglers from Buoy 10 to Beacon Rock. Bank anglers also will be allowed to fish from Beacon Rock upriver to the deadline at Bonneville Dam.

The daily limit is two adult hatchery salmon, two hatchery steelhead or one of each. However, anglers may retain only one chinook salmon as part of their daily limit. All wild salmon or steelhead with

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April
5th

Spring chinook fishing on Columbia extended to April 13

The state a short time ago announced the sport fishery for spring chinook salmon on the lower Columbia River has been extended through April 13.

Fishery managers from Washington and Oregon today approved the six-day extension, based on catch reports that show current harvest levels are well below expectations. The fishery was initially scheduled to close at the end of the day on Friday.

During the extended fishing period, the sport fishery will be closed Tuesday, to accommodate a one-day opening for commercial fishing.

Fishery managers will meet again April 12 to determine whether to allow additional fishing.

With the

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