Columbia River sturgeon fishery closes for retention in The Dalles Pool

Columbia River

by WA Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Action: Closes for retention of white sturgeon. Catch and release permitted.

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

Species Affected: White Sturgeon

Effective Dates: Nov.12 through Dec. 31, 2013

Reason for Action: The recreational harvest guideline (300 fish) for The Dalles Pool is expected to be reached by the closure date.

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