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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.
Open for adipose fin-clipped fall chinook on Sunday, Sept. 1.
Open from the Oregon –Washington border to the deadline below Hells Canyon Dam and until Oct. 31, or until a closure is announced.
The reach from Cliff Mountain Rapid (at river mile 246.7) upstream to the deadline at Hells Canyon Dam will be open from Nov. 1-17.
The daily bag limit will be six adipose fin-clipped chinook salmon.
Anglers can also keep an unlimited number of fin-clipped jack chinook. Chinook jacks are salmon between 15 and 24-inches long.
Only barbless hooks may be used. Anglers are reminded to consult the 2013 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations for other applicable regulations.
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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