Columbia River Fishery Notice
Joint State Action
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
September 20, 2004
The states of Oregon and Washington conferred today and approved the
following rule change for the Columbia River mainstem sport fishery:
Mainstem Sport Salmon Fishery
Effective 11:59 PM Thursday September 30 retention of chinook salmon (adults and
Jacks) is prohibited in the area from the Tongue Point/Rocky Point line upstream to
Future Compact Hearings
• A Columbia River Compact hearing has been scheduled for 10 AM, September 24,
2004 at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (2108 Grand Blvd,
Vancouver WA) for the purposes of updating salmon and steelhead stock status
and considering additional treaty Indian and non-Indian commercial fishing seasons
in the mainstem Columbia River.
• Recorded Sport Fishery Updates and Action Notices can be accessed by calling
(503) 657-2000 ext. 392.
• Recorded Commercial Fishery Updates and Action Notices can be accessed by
calling (503) 657-2000 ext. 391.