Columbia River sturgeon fishery extended in The Dalles Pool

Columbia River

by WA Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Action: Extends the retention period of legal-size white sturgeon beyond the scheduled July 31 closure date.

Location: Waters of the Columbia River and tributaries from The Dalles Dam upstream to John Day Dam.

Species Affected: White sturgeon

Effective Dates: Aug. 1, 2013 until further notice

Daily Limit: One white sturgeon between 43-54 inches in fork length.

Reason for Action: A balance of nearly 200 white sturgeon remain on the 300-fish recreational harvest guideline for The Dalles Pool.

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