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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.
Jack chinook season closes at dusk on Friday, July 19.
Beginning July 8, harvest will be limited to fin-clipped jack chinook only, with a daily limit of five. Jack chinook are salmon between 15 and 24-inches long.
Anglers do not need to record jacks on the combined angling tag, but they cannot continue fishing for jacks once they have caught their daily limit of two adult chinook.
All non-adipose fin-clipped (wild) chinook must be released unharmed.
Closed to spring chinook jacks as of June 21.
Beginning May 24, 2013 the daily bag limit for kokanee will increase from 10 to 20 fish.
Only five kokanee over 12-inches long may be kept.
Additional background information about this regulation change is available here.
For more information contact your local ODFW office: La Grande (541) 962-2138 John Day (541) 575-1167 Pendleton (541) 276-2344 Enterprise (541) 426-3279
The 2013 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 2013 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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