The Dalles Pool to close white sturgeon retention
WDFW FISHING RULE CHANGE
Action: Anglers must release all sturgeon.
Effective date: January 7, 2019 until further notice.
Species affected: White sturgeon.
Location: Columbia River from The Dalles Dam to John Day Dam.
Reason for action: Current harvest rates indicate this measure is necessary in order to stay within the 135 sturgeon harvest quota.
Additional information: Catch-and-release fishing for sturgeon will continue to be allowed.
Please see the 2018-2019 Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet for additional angling rules specific to the Columbia River.
Information contact: Region 5 office; 360-696-6211