WA steelhead Rule Change - go to WDFW rule change
All tagged Fishing
By Terry Otto, Columbian staff writer
Salmonid angling on the Columbia River is currently open for Chinook jacks and steelhead from the Astoria-Megler Bridge upstream to Bonneville Dam. Also, adult summer Chinook may be kept until July 4.
Action: Allows a limited recreational retention fishery for white sturgeon in the Columbia River estuary. White sturgeon from 44-inches minimum to 50-inches maximum fork length may be retained.
Effective Dates: Monday, Wednesday, and Saturdays: May 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30, and June 2, 4, 2018. Sturgeon angling, including catch and release, closes at 2 p.m. on each open day.
I was not out fishing today, during the one day extension given anglers on the Columbia River. I did have several friends fishing though, and did receive some reports.