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Regulation Updates

last updated: 03/10/2014
 


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CENTRAL ZONE: Regulation Changes

Please note: Most recent updates are shown in bold red text.

New salmon, steelhead, sturgeon endorsement

Beginning Jan. 1, 2014 anglers fishing for salmon, steelhead or sturgeon in the Columbia River and its tributaries will be required to have a Columbia River Basin endorsement. See a map of the Basin and get more information.

Deschutes River

  • Open for adipose fin-clipped Chinook from April 15, 2014 through July 31, 2014 from the mouth of the I-84 bridge upstream to Sherars Falls.
  • The catch limit is two adult adipose fin-clipped salmon per day, and five adipose fin-clipped jack salmon per day.
  • All non-adipose fin-clipped Chinook salmon must be released unharmed.
  • It is unlawful to continue to fish from Sherars Falls downstream to the upper railroad trestle after taking a daily bag limit of two adult Chinook salmon.

Hood River

  • Open for adipose fin-clipped chinook from April 15, 2014 through June 30, 2014 from the mouth to mainstem confluence with the East Fork, and the West Fork from the confluence with the mainstem upstream to the angling deadline 200 feet downstream of Punchbowl Falls.  
  • The catch limit is two adult adipose fin-clipped salmon per day, and five adipose fin-clipped jack salmon per day.
  • All non-adipose fin-clipped Chinook salmon must be released unharmed.

For more information contact your local ODFW office:
Bend (541) 388-6363
The Dalles (541) 296-4628
Prineville (541) 447-5111


The 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations (pdf) provide requirements for all zones. However, additional regulations may be adopted in this rule division from time to time and to the extent of any inconsistency, they supersede the 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations.


Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
4034 Fairview Industrial Dr. S.E.   ::   Salem, OR 97302   ::    Main Phone (503) 947-6000 or (800) 720-ODFW

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