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Oregon Bulletin

December 1, 2011

 

Department of Fish and Wildlife
Chapter 635

Rule Caption: Additional Fall Commercial Drift Gill Net Season In Columbia River Mainstem Authorized.

Adm. Order No.: DFW 147-2011(Temp)

Filed with Sec. of State: 10-17-2011

Certified to be Effective: 10-18-11 thru 10-31-11

Notice Publication Date:

Rules Amended: 635-042-0031

Rules Suspended: 635-042-0031(T)

Subject: Amended rule authorizes three new fishing periods for the 2011 commercial fall salmon drift gill net season in the Columbia River mainstem. The first period begins at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 18, 2011 in the area of Zones 4 and 5 (12 hours); the second fishing period begins at 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 19, 2011 in the area of Zones 1-3 (14 hours); and the third and final period begins at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 19, 2011 in the area of Zone 4 and 5 (12 hours).

Rules Coordinator: Therese Kucera—(503) 947-6033

635-042-0031

Early Fall Salmon Season

(1) Salmon and white sturgeon may be taken for commercial purposes in the waters of th e Columbia River:

(a) Zones 1–3, as identified in OAR 635-042-0001 as follows: 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 19 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 19, 2011 (14 hours).

(b) Zones 4–5, as identified in OAR 635-042-0001 as follows:

(A) 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 18 to 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 19, 2011 (12 hours); and

(B) 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 19 to 7:00 a.m. Thursday, October 20, 2011 (12 hours).

(2) During the fishing period described in section (1)(a) above, only unslackened floater gill nets with a maximum mesh size of six (6) inches may be used and nets not specifically authorized for use in this fishery may be onboard the vessel if properly stored. During the fishing period described in section (1)(b) above, only drift gill nets with 8-inch minimum and 9.75-inch maximum mesh sizes may be used. And nets not specifically authorized for use in this fishery may not be stored onboard the vessel. Nets that are fished at any time between official sunset and official sunrise must have lighted buoys on both ends of the net unless the net is attached to the boat. If the net is attached to the boat, then one lighted buoy on the opposite end of the net from the boat is required.

(3) A maximum of two (2) white sturgeon, 43-54 inches in fork length, may be possessed or sold by each participating vessel during each calendar week (Sunday through Saturday). The sturgeon possession and sales limit includes mainstem fisheries only. Sales of white sturgeon from fall Select Area fisheries is prohibited. Retention of green sturgeon is prohibited.

(4) Closed waters, as described in OAR 635-042-0005 for Grays River, Elokomin-B, Cowlitz River, Kalama-B, Lewis-B, Washougal River and Sandy River sanctuaries are in effect during the open fishing period identified above.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.118, 506.109 & 506.129

Stats. Implemented: ORS 506.119 & 507.030

Hist.: FWC 63-1987, f. & ef. 8-7-87; FWC 67-1988, f. & cert. ef. 8-15-88; FWC 68-1988(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-15-88; FWC 54-1989(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-7-89; FWC 56-1989(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-11-89; FWC 58-1989(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-14-89; FWC 80-1989(Temp), f. 8-28-89, cert. ef. 8-29-89; FWC 80-1990(Temp), f. 8-7-90, cert. ef. 8-8-90; FWC 85-1991, f. 8-7-91, cert. ef. 8-12-91; FWC 91-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-29-91; FWC 73-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-10-92; FWC 46-1996, f. & cert. ef. 8-23-96; FWC 53-1996(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-16-96; FWC 49-1997, f. 8-20-97, cert. ef. 8-24-97; DFW 74-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-25-98 thru 8-26-98; DFW 59-1999(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-23-99 thru 9-11-99; DFW 75-1999(Temp), f. 9-29-99, cert. ef. 9-30-99 thru 10-22-99; Administrative correction 11-17-99; DFW 50-2000(Temp), f. 8-18-00, cert. ef. 8-21-00 thru 9-9-00; DFW 52-2000(Temp), f. 8-23-00, cert. ef. 8-23-00 thru 8-24-00; Administrative correction 6-20-01; DFW 68-2001(Temp), f. 8-7-01, cert. ef. 8-8-01 thru 8-9-01; DFW 76-2001(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-20-01 thru 10-31-01; DFW 79-2001(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-22-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 80-2001(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-24-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 86-2001(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-4-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 81-2002(Temp), f. 8-2-02, cert. ef. 8-4-02 thru 8-9-02; DFW 87-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-9-02 thru 8-12-02; DFW 89-2002(Temp), f. 8-16-02, cert. ef. 8-18-02 thru 12-31-02; DFW 75-2003(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-1-03 thru 12-31-03; DFW 77-2003(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-13-03 thru 12-31-03; DFW 82-2003(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-25-03 thru 12-31-03; DFW 87-2003(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-27-03 thru 12-31-03; DFW 81-2004(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-12-04 thru 12-31-04; DFW: 82-2004(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-16-04 thru 12-31-04; DFW 86-2004(Temp), f. 8-19-04 thru 12-31-04; DFW 88-2004(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-23-04 thru 12-31-04; Administrative correction, 2-18-05; DFW 85-2005(Temp), f. 8-1-05, cert. ef. 8-3-05 thru 12-31-05; DFW 88-2005(Temp), f. 8-11-05, cert. ef. 8-14-05 thru 12-31-05; DFW 90-2005(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-17-05 thru 12-31-05; DFW 96-2005(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-22-05 thru 12-31-05; DFW 98-2005(Temp), f. 8-24-05, cert. ef. 8-25-05 thru 12-31-05; Administrative correction 1-19-06; DFW 72-2006(Temp), f. 8-1-06, cert. ef. 8-2-06 thru 12-31-06; DFW 82-2006(Temp), f. 8-11-06, cert. ef. 8-13-06 thru 12-31-06; DFW 88-2006(Temp), f. 8-18-06, cert. ef. 8-21-06 thru 12-31-06; DFW 89-2006(Temp), f. 8-24-06, cert. ef. 8-25-06 thru 12-31-06; Administrative correction 1-16-07; DFW 61-2007(Temp), f. 7-30-07, cert. ef. 8-1-07 thru 10-31-07; DFW 72-2007(Temp), f. 8-17-07, cert. ef. 8-23-07 thru 8-31-07; Administrative Correction 9-16-07; DFW 85-2008(Temp), f. 7-24-08, cert. ef 8-1-08 thru 12-31-08; DFW 93-2008(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-12-08 thru 12-31-08; DFW 95-2008(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-14-08 thru 9-30-08; DFW 100-2008(Temp), f. 8-22-08, cert. ef. 8-25-08 thru 9-30-08; DFW 102-2008(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-26-08 thru 9-1-08; Administrative correction 9-29-08; Administrative correction 10-21-08; DFW 89-2009(Temp), f. 8-3-09, cert. ef. 8-4-09 thru 12-31-09; DFW 90-2009(Temp), f. 8-7-09, cert. ef. 8-8-09 thru 12-31-09; DFW 96-2009(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-21-09 thru 8-31-09; DFW 97-2009(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-25-09 thru 8-31-09; DFW 100-2009(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-27-09 thru 8-31-09; Administrative correction 9-29-09; DFW 112-2010(Temp), f. 7-30-10, cert. ef. 8-3-10 thru 8-31-10; DFW 121-2010(Temp), f. 8-18-10, cert. ef. 8-19-10 thru 8-31-10; Administrative correction 9-22-10; DFW 132-2010(Temp), f. 9-21-10, cert. ef. 9-22-10 thru 10-31-10; DFW 137-2010(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-24-10 thru 10-31-10; Administrative correction 11-23-10; DFW 105-2011(Temp), f. 8-2-11, cert. ef. 8-4-11 thru 8-31-11; DFW 120-2011(Temp), f. 8-26-11, cert. ef. 8-28-11 thru 9-14-11; DFW 128-2011(Temp), f. 9-14-11, cert. ef. 9-18-11 thru 9-30-11; DFW 134-2011(Temp), f. 9-21-11, cert. ef. 9-22-11 thru 9-30-11; DFW 136-2011(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-28-11 thru 10-5-11; DFW 140-2011(Temp), f. 10-4-11, cert. ef. 10-5-11 thru 10-12-11; DFW 144-2011(Temp), f. 10-11-11, cert. ef. 10-13-11 thru 10-31-11; DFW 147-2011(Temp), f. 10-17-11, cert. ef. 10-18-11 thru 10-31-11

 

Rule Caption: Closure of the Non-adipose Fin-clipped Adult Coho Fishery In the Siletz River Basin.

Adm. Order No.: DFW 148-2011(Temp)

Filed with Sec. of State: 10-20-2011

Certified to be Effective: 10-21-11 thru 12-31-11

Notice Publication Date:

Rules Amended: 635-014-0090

Rules Suspended: 635-014-0090(T)

Subject: The amended rule closes the Siletz River Basin non-adipose fin-clipped adult coho fishery which opened on September 15 due to the expected attainment of the 700 non-adipose fin-clipped adult coho allocation.

Rules Coordinator: Therese Kucera—(503) 947-6033

635-014-0090

Inclusions and Modifications

(1) The 2011 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations provide requirements for the Northwest Zone. However, additional regulations may be adopted in this rule division from time to time and to the extent of any inconsistency, they supersede the 2011 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations pamphlet.

(2) Notwithstanding all other requirements provided in the 2011 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations pamphlet, the following additional rules apply to adult salmon angling in waters of the Northwest Zone:

(a) All waters of the Necanicum River Basin, Nehalem River Basin (including North Fork), Tillamook Bay Basin, (including the Miami, Kilchis, Wilson, Trask, and Tillamook rivers), and the Nestucca River Basin (including the Little Nestucca and Three Rivers) and Salmon River that are open for Chinook salmon are limited to no more than 1 adult non fin-clipped Chinook salmon per day, or 2 adult non fin-clipped Chinook salmon per day from the Siletz or Yaquina rivers, and 10 adult non fin-clipped Chinook salmon in the seasonal aggregate when combined with all other waters in the Northwest Zone and all state waters terminal area seasons in the Marine Zone with a 10 adult non fin-clipped Chinook salmon seasonal aggregate limit. Seasonal aggregate applies to all adult non fin-clipped Chinook salmon retained between August 1 and December 31 except in the Nehalem Basin where the seasonal aggregate applies to all adult non fin-clipped Chinook salmon retained between July 1 and December 31 and except in the Tillamook Terminal Area where the seasonal aggregate applies to all adult non fin-clipped Chinook salmon retained between October 1–31.

(b) Within the Nehalem Basin (including the North Fork) the following additional rules apply:

(A) Mainstem (bay) closed to all salmon and steelhead angling seaward from a line extending from Nehalem Bay State Park Boat Ramp to Fishery Point July 1 through September 14 and closed to all Chinook salmon angling upstream of Peterson Creek (RM 10.2) July 1 through December 31.

(B) Nehalem tidewater from the jetty tips upstream to Peterson Creek (RM 10.2) on South Fork and North Fork Road Bridge on the North Fork is open for non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon from September 15 through the earlier of November 30 or attainment of an adult coho salmon quota of 1,200 non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon.

(C) The daily catch limit may include one adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon per day and one non adipose fin-clipped jack coho salmon per day, and no more than 2 total adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon in the seasonal aggregate from all waters in the Northwest Zone and Southwest Zone with a 2 adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon seasonal aggregate limit.

(c) Within the Tillamook Bay Basin the following additional rules apply:

(A) Tillamook Bay tidewater from the jetty tips upstream to Hwy. 101 Bridge on Miami, Kilchis, Wilson, and Trask rivers and Burton Bridge on Tillamook River is open for non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon from September 15 through 12:00 midnight Wednesday, October 5, 2011 attainment of a quota of 600 non adipose fin-clipped adult coho salmon is expected to have been met.

(B) The daily catch limit may include one adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon per day and one non adipose fin-clipped jack coho salmon per day, and no more than 1 total adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon in the seasonal aggregate from all waters in the Northwest Zone and Southwest Zone with a 1 adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon seasonal aggregate limit.

(d) Within the Nestucca Basin (including the Little Nestucca River and Three Rivers) the following rules apply:

(A) Mainstem Nestucca upstream of First Bridge (RM 15.8) near Beaver closed to all Chinook angling August 1 through December 31.

(B) Nestucca Bay tidewater (excluding Little Nestucca tidewater) from the bay mouth upstream to the Cloverdale Bridge (RM 7.1) is open for non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon from September 15 through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, October 9, 2011 when attainment of a quota of 200 non adipose fin-clipped adult coho salmon is expected to have been met.

(C) The daily catch limit may include one adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon per day and one non adipose fin-clipped jack coho salmon per day, and no more than 1 total adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon in the seasonal aggregate from all waters in the Northwest Zone and Southwest Zone with a 1 adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon seasonal aggregate limit.

(e) Within the Siletz River Basin the following additional rules apply:

(A) Mainstem and tributaries above Ojalla Bridge (RM 31) closed to Chinook August 1–December 31; Drift Creek (Siletz River Basin) upstream of the confluence with Quarry Creek at RM 8 is closed for Chinook salmon from August 1 through December 31;

(B) Siletz River and Bay upstream to Ojalla Bridge (RM 31) is open for non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon from September 15 through 11:59 p.m. Friday, October 21, 2011 when attainment of a quota of 700 non adipose fin-clipped adult coho salmon is expected to have been met.

(C) The daily catch limit may include one adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon per day and one non adipose fin-clipped jack coho salmon per day, and no more than 5 total adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon in the seasonal aggregate from all waters in the Northwest Zone and Southwest Zone.

(f) Within the Yaquina River Basin the following additional rules apply:

(A) All waters of the Yaquina River upstream of the confluence of the Yaquina River and Big Elk Creek at RM 18.3 and all waters of Big Elk Creek (Yaquina River Basin) are closed for Chinook salmon from August 1 through December 31;

(B) The Yaquina River and Bay upstream to the confluence of the Yaquina River and Big Elk Creek are open for non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon from September 15 through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, October 9, 2011 when attainment of a quota of 575 non adipose fin-clipped adult coho salmon is expected to have been met; and

(C) The daily catch limit may include one adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon per day and one non adipose fin-clipped jack coho salmon per day, and no more than 5 total adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon in the seasonal aggregate from all waters in the Northwest Zone and Southwest Zone.

(g) Within the Alsea River Basin the following additional rules apply:

(A) All waters of Drift Creek (Alsea River Basin) within the Drift Creek Wilderness Area and upstream are closed for Chinook salmon from August 1 through December 31;

(B) All waters of the Alsea River upstream of the confluence with Five Rivers at RM 21 are closed for Chinook salmon from August 1 through December 31;

(C) All waters of Five Rivers are closed for Chinook salmon from August 1 through December 31.

(D) The Alsea River and Bay upstream to the confluence of the Alsea River and Five Rivers are open for non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon from September 15 through 12:00 midnight Monday, October 10, 2011 when attainment of a quota of 675 non adipose fin-clipped adult coho salmon is expected to have been met; and

(E) The daily catch limit may include one adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon per day and one non adipose fin-clipped jack coho salmon per day, and no more than 5 total adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon in the seasonal aggregate from all waters in the Northwest Zone and Southwest Zone.

(h) Within the Siuslaw River Basin the following additional rules apply:

(A) All waters of the Siuslaw River upstream of the confluence with Lake Creek at RM 30.0 are closed for Chinook salmon from August 1 through December 31;

(B) All waters of Lake Creek are closed for Chinook salmon August 1 through December 31 and all waters of Lake Creek downstream of Fish Creek are closed to all angling from September 1 through November 30;

(C) The Siuslaw River and Bay upstream to the confluence of the Siuslaw River and Lake Creek are open for non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon from September 15 through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, October 9, 2011 when attainment of a quota of 900 non adipose fin-clipped adult coho salmon is expected to have been met; and

(D) The daily catch limit may include one adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon per day and one non adipose fin-clipped jack coho salmon per day, and no more than 5 total adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon in the seasonal aggregate from all waters in the Northwest Zone and Southwest Zone.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.138, 496.146, 497.121 & 506.119

Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.004, 496.009, 496.162 & 506.129

Hist.: FWC 82-1993, f. 12-22-93, cert. ef. 1-1-94; FWC 21-1994(Temp), f. 4-22-94, cert. ef. 4-25-94; FWC 31-1994, f. 5-26-94, cert. ef. 6-20-94; FWC 65-1994(Temp), f. 9-15-94, cert. ef. 9-17-94; FWC 22-1995, f. 3-7-95, cert. ef. 3-10-95; FWC 28-1995(Temp), f. 3-31-95, cert. ef. 5-1-95; FWC 34-1995, f. & cert. ef. 5-1-95; FWC 39-1995, f. 5-10-95, cert. ef. 5-12-95; FWC 77-1995, f. 9-13-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; FWC 19-1996, f. & cert. ef. 5-16-96; FWC 20-1996, f. & cert. ef. 4-29-96; FWC 29-1996, f. & cert. ef. 5-31-96; FWC 46-1996, f. & cert. ef. 8-23-96; FWC 55-1996(Temp), f. 9-25-96, cert. ef. 10-1-96; FWC 72-1996, f. 12-31-96, cert. ef. 1-1-97; FWC 73-1996(Temp), f. 12-31-96, cert. ef. 1-1-97; FWC 5-1997, f. & cert. ef. 2-4-97; FWC 30-1997, f. & cert. ef. 5-5-97; FWC 58-1997, f. 9-8-97, cert. ef. 10-1-97; FWC 75-1997, f. 12-31-97, cert. ef. 1-1-98; DFW 12-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 2-24-98 thru 4-24-98; DFW 34-1998, f. & cert. ef. 5-4-98; DFW 69-1998, f. 8-28-98, cert. ef. 9-1-98; DFW 100-1998, f. 12-23-98, cert. ef. 1-1-99; DFW 36-1999, f. & cert. ef. 5-20-99; DFW 96-1999, f. 12-27-99, cert. ef. 1-1-00; DFW 24-2000, f. 4-28-00, cert. ef. 5-1-00; DFW 83-2000(Temp), f. 12-28-00, cert. ef. 1-1-01 thru 1-31-01; DFW 1-2001, f. 1-25-01, cert. ef. 2-1-01; DFW 28-2001, f. & cert. ef. 5-1-01; DFW 40-2001(Temp) f. & cert. ef. 5-24-01 thru 11-20-01; DFW 72-2001(Temp), f. 8-10-01, cert. ef. 8-16-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 81-2001, f. & cert. ef. 8-29-01; DFW 85-2001(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-30-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 90-2001(Temp), f. 9-14-01, cert. ef. 9-15-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 123-2001, f. 12-31-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; DFW 5-2002(Temp) f. 1-11-02 cert. ef. 1-12-02 thru 7-11-02; DFW 26-2002, f. & cert. ef. 3-21-02; DFW 37-2002, f. & cert. ef. 4-23-02; DFW 91-2002(Temp) f. 8-19-02, cert. ef 8-20-02 thru 11-1-02 (Suspended by DFW 101-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-3-02 thru 11-1-02); DFW 118-2002(Temp), f, 10-22-02, cert. ef. 12-1-02 thru 3-31-03; DFW 120-2002(Temp), f. 10-24-02, cert. ef. 10-26-02 thru 3-31-03; DFW 130-2002, f. 11-21-02, cert. ef. 1-1-03; DFW 18-2003(Temp) f. 2-28-03, cert. ef. 3-1-03 thru 4-30-03; DFW 38-2003(Temp), f. 5-7-03, cert. ef. 5-10-03 thru 10-31-03; DFW 51-2003(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-13-03 thru 10-31-03; DFW 90-2003(Temp), f. 9-12-03 cert. ef. 9-13-03 thru 12-31-03; DFW 108-2003(Temp), f. 10-28-03, cert. ef. 12-1-03 thru 3-31-04; DFW 123-2003(Temp), f. 12-10-03, cert. ef. 12-11-03 thru 12-31-03; DFW 125-2003, f. 12-11-03, cert. ef. 1-1-04; DFW 126-2003(Temp), f. 12-11-03, cert. ef. 1-1-04 thru 3-31-04; DFW 60-2004(Temp), f. 6-29-04, cert. ef 7-1-04 thru 7-15-04; DFW 90-2004(Temp), f. 8-30-04, cert. ef. 10-1-04 thru 12-31-04; DFW 103-2004(Temp), f. & cert, ef, 10-4-04 thru 12-31-04; DFW 108-2004(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-18-04 thru 12-31-04; DFW 111-2004(Temp), f. 11-16-04, cert. ef. 11-20-04 thru 12-31-04; DFW 117-2004, f. 12-13-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; DFW 62-2005(Temp), f. 6-29-05, cert. ef. 7-1-05 thru 7-10-05; Administrative correction 7-20-05; DFW 105-2005(Temp), f. 9-12-05, cert. ef. 10-1-05 thru 12-15-05; DFW 127-2005(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-23-05 thru 12-31-05; DFW 136-2005, f. 12-7-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; DFW 53-2006(Temp), f. 6-29-06, cert. ef. 7-1-06 thru 7-9-06; Administrative correction 7-20-06; DFW 64-2006(Temp), f. 7-17-06, cert. ef. 8-1-06 thru 12-31-06; DFW 79-2006, f. 8-11-06, cert. ef. 1-1-07; DFW 104-2006(Temp), f. 9-19-06, cert. ef. 10-1-06 thru 12-31-06; DFW 24-2007, f. 4-16-07, cert. ef. 5-1-07; DFW 63-2007(Temp), f. 8-6-07, cert. ef. 8-11-07 thru 12-31-07; DFW 136-2007, f. 12-31-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; DFW 25-2008(Temp), f. 3-13-08, cert. ef. 3-15-08 thru 9-10-08; DFW 67-2008(Temp), f. 6-20-08, cert. ef. 8-1-08 thru 12-31-08; DFW 156-2008, f. 12-31-08, cert. ef. 1-1-09; DFW 43-2009(Temp), f. 5-5-09, cert. ef. 5-22-09 thru 10-31-09; DFW 67-2009(Temp), f. 6-9-09, cert. ef. 6-15-09 thru 10-31-09; DFW 87-2009(Temp), f. 7-31-09, cert. ef. 8-1-09 thru 12-31-09; DFW 99-2009(Temp), f. 8-26-09, cert. ef. 9-1-09 thru 12-31-09; DFW 115-2009(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-22-09 thru 12-31-09; DFW 144-2009, f. 12-8-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; DFW 44-2010(Temp), f. 4-20-10, cert. ef. 4-21-10 thru 9-30-10; DFW 73-2010(Temp), f. 5-27-10, cert. ef. 6-1-10 thru 9-30-10; DFW 76-2010, f. 6-8-10, cert. ef. 8-1-10; DFW 89-2010(Temp), f. 6-28-10, cert. ef. 7-1-10 thru 9-30-10; Administrative correction 10-26-10; DFW 171-2010, f. 12-30-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11; DFW 57-2011(Temp), f. 5-27-11, cert. ef. 6-1-11 thru 6-30-11; DFW 83-2011, f. 6-30-11, cert. ef. 7-1-11; DFW 139-2011(Temp), f. 10-3-11, cert. ef. 10-6-11 thru 12-31-11; DFW 141-2011(Temp), f. 10-6-11, cert. ef. 10-10-11 thru 12-31-11; DFW 143-2011(Temp), f. 10-10-11, cert. ef. 10-11-11 thru 12-31-11; DFW 148-2011(Temp), f. 10-20-11, cert. ef. 10-21-11 thru 12-31-11

 

Rule Caption: Closure of the Non-Adipose Fin-clipped Coho Fishery In the Coos River Basin.

Adm. Order No.: DFW 149-2011(Temp)

Filed with Sec. of State: 10-20-2011

Certified to be Effective: 10-22-11 thru 12-31-11

Notice Publication Date:

Rules Amended: 635-016-0090

Rules Suspended: 635-016-0090(T)

Subject: Amended rule closes the Coos River Basin non adipose fin-clipped adult coho fishery which opened on September 15 due to the anticipated attainment of the preseason harvest allocation for this fishery.

Rules Coordinator: Therese Kucera—(503) 947-6033

635-016-0090

Inclusions and Modifications

(1) The 2011 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations provide requirements for the Southwest Zone. However, additional regulations may be adopted in this rule division from time to time and to the extent of any inconsistency, they supersede the 2011 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations.

(2) Notwithstanding all other requirements provided in the 2011 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations, the following restrictions apply to angling in waters of the Southwest Zone:

(a) Within the Umpqua River Basin the following additional rules apply:

(A) Open for non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon in the Mainstem Umpqua River and Bay from the mouth to Scottsburg Bridge at RM 27.5 from September 15 through the earlier of November 30 or attainment of an adult coho quota of 1,300 non adipose fin-clipped coho. The daily catch limit may include one adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon per day and one non adipose fin-clipped jack coho, and no more than 2 total adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon in the seasonal aggregate from all waters in the Northwest Zone and Southwest Zone with a 2 adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon seasonal aggregate limit.

(B) Mainstem Umpqua River and Bay from the mouth to Scottsburg Bridge at RM 27.5 closed to retention of non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon beginning 12:01 a.m. Saturday, October 1, 2011.

(b) Within the Coos River Basin the following additional rules apply:

(A) All waters of the South Fork Coos River upstream from the head of tidewater at Dellwood at RM 10.0 are closed for all salmon angling from August 1 through December 31 and closed for steelhead from August 1 through November 14.

(B) Open for non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon upstream to the head of tide at Dellwood at RM 10.0 on the South Coos River and to the East Fork/West Fork Millicoma confluence from September 15 through the earlier of November 30 or attainment of an adult coho quota of 1,200 non adipose fin-clipped coho. The daily catch limit may include one adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon per day and one non adipose fin-clipped jack coho salmon, and no more than 5 total adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon in the seasonal aggregate from all waters in the Northwest Zone and Southwest Zone.

(C) Coos River Basin from the mouth upstream to the head of tide at Dellwood (RM 10.0) on the South Coos River and to the East Fork/West Fork Millicoma confluence closed to retention of non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon beginning 12:01 a.m. Saturday, October 22, 2011.

(c) Within the Coquille River Basin the following additional rules apply:

(A) Open for non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon in Coquille River and Bay upstream to the Highway 42S bridge (Sturdivant Park) at RM 24.0 from September 15 through the earlier of November 30 or attainment of an adult coho quota of 825 non adipose fin-clipped coho. The daily catch limit may include one adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon per day and one non adipose fin-clipped jack coho salmon, and no more than 5 total adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon in the seasonal aggregate from all waters in the Northwest Zone and Southwest Zone.

(B) Mainstem Coquille River and Bay from the mouth to Highway 42S Bridge at RM 24 closed to retention of non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon beginning 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, October 12, 2011.

(d)(A) Within the Tenmile Lakes Basin the following additional rules apply:

(B) Tenmile Lakes (Coos County) upstream from Hilltop Bridge are open for non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon from October 1 through the earlier of December 31 or attainment of an adult coho quota of 875 non adipose fin-clipped coho. The daily catch limit may include one adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon per day and one non adipose fin-clipped jack coho salmon, and no more than 5 total adult non adipose fin-clipped coho salmon in the seasonal aggregate from all waters in the Northwest Zone and Southwest Zone. Only one rod per angler may be used while angling for coho. Streams that empty into North and South Tenmile Lakes are not open to coho salmon angling, nor is the canal that connects North and South Tenmile Lakes.

(e) All waters of Floras Creek upstream of the County Road 124 bridge over Floras Creek at RM 5.0 are closed for Chinook salmon from August 1 through December 31.

(f) Within the Sixes River Basin the following additional rules apply:

(A) All waters of the Sixes River Basin that are open for Chinook salmon are limited to no more than 1 adult non fin-clipped Chinook salmon per day and 10 adult non fin-clipped Chinook salmon in the seasonal aggregate when combined with waters of the Elk River and Elk River Ocean Terminal Area. Seasonal aggregate applies to all adult non fin-clipped Chinook salmon retained between August 1 and December 31.

(B) Closed to Chinook salmon upstream of Edson Creek at RM 10.0 from August 1 through December 31.

(g)(A) Within the Elk River Basin the following additional rules apply:

(B) All waters of the Elk River Basin that are open for Chinook salmon are limited to no more than 1 adult non fin-clipped Chinook salmon per day and 10 adult non fin-clipped Chinook salmon in the seasonal aggregate when combined with waters of the Sixes River and Elk River Ocean Terminal Area. Seasonal aggregate applies to all adult non fin-clipped Chinook salmon retained between August 1 and December 31.

(h) All waters of the Chetco River mainstem upstream of the powerline crossing at RM 2.2 are closed to angling from August 1 through November 4.

(i) All waters of the Winchuck River mainstem, including tidewater, are closed to angling from August 1 through November 4.

(j) Diamond Lake is open April 23 through October 31, 2011.

(A) Effective April 23-30 and October 28–31, 2011 trout catch limits are 5 per day, two daily limits in possession; 8-inch minimum length, only one trout over 20 inches may be taken per day; and use of bait is not allowed.

(B) Effective May 1 through October 27 trout catch limits are increased to 8 per day — all other regulations remain as stated in section (2)(h)(A) above and in the 2011 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.138 & 496.146

Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.162

Hist.: FWC 80-1993(Temp), f. 12-21-93, cert. ef. 1-1-94; FWC 82-1993, f. 12-22-93, cert. ef. 1-1-94; FWC 31-1994, f. 5-26-94, cert. ef. 6-20-94; FWC 79-1994(Temp), f. 10-21-94, cert. ef. 7-22-94; FWC 22-1995, f. 3-7-95, cert. ef. 3-10-95; FWC 34-1995, f. & cert. ef. 5-1-95; FWC 57-1995(Temp), f. 7-3-95, cert. ef. 7-4-95; FWC 59-1995(Temp), f. 7-24-95, cert. ef. 8-1-95; FWC 77-1995, f. 9-13-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; FWC 82-1995(Temp), f. 9-29-95, cert. ef. 10-1-95; FWC 90-1995(Temp), f. 11-29-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; FWC 20-1996, f. & cert. ef. 4-29-96; FWC 52-1996, f. & cert. ef. 9-11-96; FWC 61-1996, f. & cert. ef. 10-9-96; FWC 72-1996, f. 12-31-96, cert. ef. 1-1-97; FWC 73-1996(Temp), f. 12-31-96, cert. ef. 1-1-97; FWC 5-1997, f. & cert. ef. 2-4-97; FWC 17-1997(Temp), f. 3-19-97, cert. ef. 4-1-97; FWC 32-1997(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 5-23-97; FWC 75-1997, f. 12-31-97, cert. ef. 1-1-98; DFW 24-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-25-98 thru 9-15-98; DFW 34-1998, f. & cert. ef. 5-4-98; DFW 52-1998(Temp), f. 7-10-98, cert. ef. 7-11-98 thru 7-24-98; DFW 55-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-24-98 thru 12-31-98; DFW 70-1998, f. & cert. ef. 8-28-98; DFW 100-1998, f. 12-23-98, cert. ef. 1-1-99; DFW 36-1999, f. & cert. ef. 5-20-99; DFW 96-1999, f. 12-27-99, cert. ef. 1-1-00; DFW 48-2000(Temp), f. 8-14-00, cert. ef. 8-15-00 thru 12-31-00; DFW 83-2000(Temp), f. 12-28-00, cert. ef. 1-1-01 thru 1-31-01; DFW 1-2001, f. 1-25-01, cert. ef. 2-1-01; DFW 8-2001, f. & cert. ef. 3-5-01; DFW 40-2001(Temp) f. & cert. ef. 5-24-01 thru 11-20-01; DFW 42-2001(Temp), f. 5-25-01, cert. ef. 5-29-01 thru 7-31-01; DFW 70-2001, f. & cert. ef. 8-10-01; DFW 72-2001(Temp), f. 8-10-01, cert. ef. 8-16-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 90-2001(Temp), f. 9-14-01, cert. ef. 9-15-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 97-2001(Temp), f. 10-4-01, cert. ef. 11-1-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 105-2001(Temp), f. 10-26-01, cert. ef. 11-1-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 122-2001(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-31-01 thru 5-31-02; DFW 123-2001, f. 12-31-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; DFW 5-2002(Temp) f. 1-11-02 cert. ef. 1-12-02 thru 7-11-02; DFW 26-2002, f. & cert. ef. 3-21-02; DFW 37-2002, f. & cert. ef. 4-23-02; DFW 55-2002(Temp), f. 5-28-02, cert. ef. 7-1-02 thru 11-31-02; DFW 91-2002(Temp) f. 8-19-02, cert. ef 8-20-02 thru 11-1-02 (Suspended by DFW 101-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-3-02 thru 11-1-02); DFW 124-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-30-02 thru 12-31-02 (Suspended by DFW 125-2002(Temp), f. 11-8-02, certe. ef. 11-9-2002); DFW 130-2002, f. 11-21-02, cert. ef. 1-1-03; DFW 90-2003(Temp), f. 9-12-03 cert. ef. 9-13-03 thru 12-31-03; DFW 125-2003, f. 12-11-03, cert. ef. 1-1-04; DFW 117-2004, f. 12-13-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; DFW 127-2004, f. 12-22-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; DFW 136-2005, f. 12-7-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; DFW 24-2006(Temp), f. 4-25-06, cert. ef. 5-13-06 thru 10-31-06; DFW 37-2006(Temp), f. 6-2-06, cert. ef. 6-5-06 thru 12-1-06; DFW 79-2006, f. 8-11-06, cert. ef. 1-1-07; DFW 47-2007(Temp), f. 6-18-07, cert. ef. 6-21-07 thru 10-31-07; DFW 56-2007(Temp), 7-6-07, cert. ef. 8-1-07 thru 12-31-07; DFW 136-2007, f. 12-31-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; DFW 137-2007, f. 12-31-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; DFW 54-2008(Temp), f. 5-28-08, cert. ef. 6-1-08 thru 7-31-08; DFW 67-2008(Temp), f. 6-20-08, cert. ef. 8-1-08 thru 12-31-08; DFW 138-2008(Temp), f. 10-28-08, cert. ef. 11-1-08 thru 11-30-08; DFW 140-2008(Temp), f. 11-4-08, cert. ef. 11-5-08 thru 12-31-08; DFW 156-2008, f. 12-31-08, cert. ef. 1-1-09; DFW 57-2009(Temp), f. 5-27-09, cert. ef. 6-1-09 thru 7-31-09; DFW 77-2009(Temp), f. 6-29-09, cert. ef. 7-1-09 thru 7-31-09; DFW 87-2009(Temp), f. 7-31-09, cert. ef. 8-1-09 thru 12-31-09; DFW 113-2009(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-18-09 thru 12-31-09; DFW 141-2009(Temp), f. 11-4-09, cert. ef. 11-7-09 thru 12-21-09; DFW 143-2009(Temp), f. 11-17-09, cert. ef. 11-19-09 thru 12-31-09; DFW 144-2009, f. 12-8-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; DFW 65-2010(Temp), f. 5-18-10, cert. ef. 5-22-10 thru 5-31-10; DFW 76-2010, f. 6-8-10, cert. ef. 8-1-10; DFW 143-2010(Temp), f. 10-8-10, cert. ef. 10-10-10 thru 12-31-10; DFW 152-2010(Temp), f. 10-27-10, cert. ef. 10-30-10 thru 12-31-10; DFW 171-2010, f. 12-30-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11; DFW 31-2011(Temp), f. 4-18-11, cert. ef. 5-1-11 thru 10-27-11; DFW 83-2011, f. 6-30-11, cert. ef. 7-1-11; DFW 137-2011(Temp), 9-30-11, cert. ef. 10-1-11 thru 12-31-11; DFW 145-2011(Temp), f. 10-11-11, cert. ef. 10-12-11 thru 12-31-11; DFW 149-2011(Temp), f. 10-20-11, cert. ef. 10-22-11 thru 12-31-11

 

Rule Caption: Treaty Indian Fall Sturgeon Set-Line Fishery In Bonneville Pool Closes.

Adm. Order No.: DFW 150-2011(Temp)

Filed with Sec. of State: 10-25-2011

Certified to be Effective: 10-26-11 thru 11-30-11

Notice Publication Date:

Rules Amended: 635-041-0063

Rules Suspended: 635-041-0063(T)

Subject: Amended rule closes the white sturgeon set-line fishery in the Bonneville Pool, effective 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 26, 2011. Fishing for subsistence purposes is allowed. Modifications are consistent with action taken October 24, 2011 by the Columbia River Compact agencies of Oregon and Washington in cooperation with the Columbia River Treaty Tribes.

Rules Coordinator: Therese Kucera—(503) 947-6033

635-041-0063

Sturgeon Setline Fishery

(1) White sturgeon may be taken by setline for commercial purposes from 6:00 a.m. Monday, October 10 through 6:00 p.m. Monday, October 31, 2011 except for the Bonneville Pool which closes to the retention of white sturgeon for sale at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 26, 2011.

(a) In The Dalles and John Day pools white sturgeon taken must be 43-54 inches in fork length.

(b) In the Bonneville Pool white sturgeon taken must be 38–54 inches in fork length.

(c) White sturgeon taken as described in subsections (1)(a) and (1)(b) of this rule may be sold or kept for subsistence use. Fish caught during open fishing periods may be sold at any time.

(2) Closed areas, with the exception of Spring Creek Hatchery sancturary, as set forth under OAR 635-041-0045.

(3) During the white sturgeon setline season it shall be unlawful to:

(a) Operate any fishing gear other than setlines except as provided in OAR 635-041-0060;

(b) Operate any setline having more than 100 hooks;

(c) Use other than single hooks size 9/0 or larger;

(d) Operate any setline on which the buoy or marker does not have the tribal identification number of the individual operating the line clearly marked on it and which is attached in a manner that will not allow it to float visibly on the surface at all times.

(4) Notwithstanding OAR 635-041-0045(6)–(11), it is lawful during the open season to fish for white sturgeon by means of set lines in the Columbia River within areas at and adjacent to the mouths of rivers.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 & 506.119

Stats. Implemented: ORS 506.129 & 507.030

Hist.: FWC 89, f. & ef. 1-28-77; FWC 2-1978, f. & ef. 1-31-78; FWC 7-1978, f. & ef. 2-21-78; FWC 2-1979, f. & ef. 1-25-79, Renumbered from 635-035-0063; FWC 6-1980, f. & ef. 1-28-80; FWC 12-1980, f. & ef. 2-29-80; FWC 64-1980(Temp), f. & ef. 11-7-80; FWC 1-1981, f. & ef. 1-19-81; FWC 6-1982, f. & ef. 1-28-82; FWC 2-1983, f. 1-21-83, ef. 2-1-83; FWC 9-1983(Temp), f. & ef. 3-1-83; FWC 4-1984, f. & ef. 1-31-84; FWC 2-1985, f. & ef. 1-30-85; FWC 4-1986(Temp), f. & ef. 1-28-86; FWC 79-1986(Temp), f. & ef. 12-22-86; FWC 2-1987, f. & ef. 1-23-87; FWC 10-1988, f. & cert. ef. 3-4-88; FWC 48-1988, f. & cert. ef. 6-21-88; FWC 5-1989, f. 2-6-89, cert. ef. 2-7-89; FWC 12-1989(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-21-89; FWC 54-1989(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-7-89; FWC 9-1991, f. & cert. ef. 1-31-91; FWC 37-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-3-91; FWC 4-1992, f. 1-30-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; FWC 13-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-5-92; FWC 41-1992(Temp), f. 6-30-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; FWC 107-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-9-92; FWC 7-1993, f. & cert. ef. 2-1-93; FWC 15-1996(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-1-96; FWC 25-1996(Temp), f. 5-14-96, cert. ef. 5-15-96; FWC 23-1997(Temp), f. 4-4-97, cert. ef. 4-7-97; FWC 35-1997(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-13-97; FWC 40-1997(Temp), f. 6-20-97, cert. ef. 6-23-97; DFW 23-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-20-98 thru 6-30-98; DFW 50-1998(Temp), f. 6-25-98, cert. ef. 6-26-98 thru 7-24-98; DFW 57-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-24-98 thru 12-31-98; DFW 22-1999(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-1-99 thru 4-23-99; DFW 28-1999(Temp) , f. & cert. ef. 4-23-99 thru 7-31-99; DFW 41-1999(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-7-99 thru 7-31-99; DFW 79-1999(Temp), f. 10-8-99, cert. ef. 10-11-99 thru 12-31-99; DFW 14-2000(Temp), f. 3-17-00, cert. ef. 3-20-00 thru 7-31-00; DFW 31-2000(Temp), f. 6-9-00, cert. ef. 6-10-00 thru 7-31-00; DMV 43-2000(Temp), f. 8-7-00, cert. ef. 8-8-00 thru 8-20-00; DFW 66-2000(Temp), f. 9-29-00, cert. ef. 10-2-00 thru 12-31-00; DFW 43-2001(Temp), f. 5-23-01, cert. ef. 5-24-01 thru 11-20-01; DFW 65-2001(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-24-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 94-2001(Temp), f. 9-26-01, cert. ef. 9-27-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 114-2001(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-13-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 51-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 5-22-02 thru 9-1-02; DFW 104-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-19-02 thru 12-31-02; DFW 121-2002(Temp), f. 10-24-02, cert. ef. 10-27-02 thru 12-31-02; DFW 49-2003(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-5-03 thru 9-1-03; DFW 58-2003(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-9-03 thru 12-31-03; DFW 67-2003(Temp), f. 7-18-03, cert. ef. 7-21-03 thru 12-31-03; DFW 104-2003(Temp), f. 10-10-03, cert. ef. 10-11-03 thru 12-31-03; DFW 120-2005(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-11-05 thru 12-31-05; Administrative correction 1-19-06; DFW 69-2006(Temp), f. 7-28-06, cert. ef. 7-31-06 thru 12-31-06; DFW 131-2006(Temp), f. 12-20-06, cert. ef. 1-1-07 thru 6-29-07; DFW 9-2007, f. & cert. ef. 2-14-07; DFW 60-2007(Temp), f. 7-30-07, cert. ef. 8-1-07 thru 12-31-07; Administrative Correction 1-24-08; DFW 142-2008, f. & cert. ef. 11-21-08; DFW 19-2009, f. & cert. ef. 2-26-09; DFW 88-2009(Temp), f. 7-31-09, cert. ef. 8-1-09 thru 12-31-09; Administrative correction 1-25-10; DFW 103-2011(Temp), f. 7-29-11, cert. ef. 8-1-11 thru 10-31-11; DFW 142-2011(Temp), f. 10-6-11, cert. ef. 10-8-11 thru 10-31-11; DFW 150-2011(Temp), f. 10-25-11, cert. ef. 10-26-11 thru 11-30-11

 

Rule Caption: Elk River Terminal Area Ocean Sport Chinook Fishery Opens November 1, 2011.

Adm. Order No.: DFW 151-2011(Temp)

Filed with Sec. of State: 10-27-2011

Certified to be Effective: 11-1-11 thru 11-30-11

Notice Publication Date:

Rules Amended: 635-013-0007

Subject: This amended rule implements a change to the daily bag limit for Chinook salmon from one to two per day in the 2011 Elk River Terminal Area ocean recreational Chinook salmon fishery. Housekeeping and technical corrections to the regulations were made to ensure rule consistency with Southwest Zone Chinook salmon fisheries in the areas adjacent to the Elk River Terminal Area.

Rules Coordinator: Therese Kucera—(503) 947-6033

635-013-0007

Special South Coast Seasons

In addition to the open seasons prescribed in OAR 635-013-0005 there are open seasons for Chinook salmon as follows:

(1) Elk River Area.

(a) From November 1 through November 30 in all Pacific Ocean waters shoreward of a line drawn from Cape Blanco (42°50’20” N. Lat.) thence SW to Black Rock (42º49’24” N. Lat. 124º35’00” W. Long.), thence SSW to Best Rock (42º47’24” N. Lat. 124º35’42” W. Long.), thence SE to 42º40’30” N. Lat. 124º29’00” W. Long., thence to shore (Humbug Mountain);

(b) During the season described for the Elk River Area in section (1)(a) of this rule it is unlawful to take Chinook salmon less than 24 inches in length. Two Chinook salmon may be retained per day but, no more than one non fin-clipped Chinook salmon per day and 10 non fin-clipped Chinook salmon in the seasonal aggregate when combined with waters of the Sixes River and Elk River may be retained during the November 1-30 season. It is unlawful to use multipoint or barbed hooks.

(2) Chetco River Area.

(a) From October 1–12 in an area south of the north shore of Twin Rocks (42°05’36” N. Lat.) to the Oregon/California border (42°00’00” N. Lat.) and seaward three nautical miles offshore.

(b) During the seasons described in section (2)(a) of this rule it is unlawful to take Chinook salmon less than 24 inches in length. No more than one Chinook salmon may be retained per day and no more than 5 fish may be retained during the October 1–12 season. It is unlawful to use multipoint or barbed hooks.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.138, 496.146, & 506.119

Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.162 & 506.129

Hist.: FWC 25-1982, f. & ef. 4-30-82; FWC 62-1983(Temp), f. & ef. 11-1-83; FWC 69-1984(Temp), f. & ef. 10-2-84; FWC 59-1985(Temp), f. & ef. 9-13-85; FWC 59-1986(Temp), f. & ef. 9-19-86; FWC 77-1986(Temp), f. & ef. 11-26-86; FWC 76-1987, f. & ef. 9-15-87; FWC 84-1988, f. & cert. ef. 9-9-88; FWC 83-1989, f. 8-31-89, cert. ef. 9-16-89; FWC 86-1990, f. 8-24-90, cert. ef. 9-1-90; FWC 42-1991, f. 4-29-91, cert. ef. 5-1-91; FWC 101-1992, f. 9-29-92, cert. ef. 10-1-92; FWC 114-1992(Temp), f. 10-26-92, cert. ef. 10-27-92; FWC 62-1993, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-93; FWC 56-1994, f. 8-30-94, cert. ef. 9-1-94; FWC 78-1994(Temp), f. 10-20-94, cert. ef. 10-21-94; FWC 81-1995, f. 9-29-95, cert. ef. 10-1-95; FWC 84-1995(Temp), f. 10-13-95, cert. ef. 10-16-95; FWC 86-1995(Temp), f. 10-20-95, cert. ef. 10-21-95; FWC 56-1996, f. 9-27-96, cert. ef. 10-1-96; FWC 30-1997, f. & cert. ef. 5-5-97; DFW 34-1998, f. & cert. ef. 5-4-98; DFW 31-1999, f. & cert. ef. 5-3-99; DFW 24-2000, f. 4-28-00, cert. ef. 5-1-00; DFW 28-2001, f. & cert. ef. 5-1-01; DFW 67-2008(Temp), f. 6-20-08, cert. ef. 8-1-08 thru 12-31-08; DFW 121-2008(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-2-08 thru 12-31-08; Administrative correction 1-23-09; DFW 52-2009, f. & cert. ef. 5-18-09; DFW 87-2009(Temp), f. 7-31-09, cert. ef. 8-1-09 thru 12-31-09; Administrative correction 1-25-10; DFW 76-2010, f. 6-8-10, cert. ef. 8-1-10; DFW 83-2011, f. 6-30-11, cert. ef. 7-1-11; DFW 151-2011(Temp), f. 10-27-11, cert. ef. 11-1-11 thru 11-30-11

 

Rule Caption: Treaty Indian Fall Sturgeon Set-Line Fishery Extended In The Dalles Pool.

Adm. Order No.: DFW 152-2011(Temp)

Filed with Sec. of State: 11-1-2011

Certified to be Effective: 11-2-11 thru 12-31-11

Notice Publication Date:

Rules Amended: 635-041-0063

Rules Suspended: 635-041-0063(T)

Subject: Amended rule extends the white sturgeon set-line fishery in The Dalles Pool, effective 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 2 through 6:00 p.m. Saturday, December 3, 2011. Fishing for the purpose of commercial sales and subsistence is allowed. Modifications are consistent with action taken November 1, 2011 by the Columbia River Compact agencies of Oregon and Washington in cooperation with the Columbia River Treaty Tribes.

Rules Coordinator: Therese Kucera—(503) 947-6033

635-041-0063

Sturgeon Setline Fishery

(1) White sturgeon may be taken by setline for commercial purposes from 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 2 through 6:00 p.m. Saturday, December 3, 2011 (31.5 days) from The Dalles Pool only.

(a) In The Dalles and John Day pools white sturgeon taken must be 43–54 inches in fork length.

(b) In the Bonneville Pool white sturgeon taken must be 38-54 inches in fork length.

(c) White sturgeon taken in The Dalles Pool during open fishing periods may be sold at any time or kept for subsistence use.

(d) Fish taken from the John Day and Bonneville pools, as described in subsections (1)(a) and (1)(b) of this rule may not be sold but may be retained for subsistence purposes.

(2) Closed areas are set forth under OAR 635-041-0045.

(3) During the white sturgeon setline season it shall be unlawful to:

(a) Operate any fishing gear other than setlines except as provided in OAR 635-041-0060;

(b) Operate any setline having more than 100 hooks;

(c) Use other than single hooks size 9/0 or larger;

(d) Operate any setline on which the buoy or marker does not have the tribal identification number of the individual operating the line clearly marked on it and which is attached in a manner that will not allow it to float visibly on the surface at all times.

(4) Notwithstanding OAR 635-041-0045(6)-(11), it is lawful during the open season to fish for white sturgeon by means of set lines in the Columbia River within areas at and adjacent to the mouths of rivers.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 & 506.119

Stats. Implemented: ORS 506.129 & 507.030

Hist.: FWC 89, f. & ef. 1-28-77; FWC 2-1978, f. & ef. 1-31-78; FWC 7-1978, f. & ef. 2-21-78; FWC 2-1979, f. & ef. 1-25-79, Renumbered from 635-035-0063; FWC 6-1980, f. & ef. 1-28-80; FWC 12-1980, f. & ef. 2-29-80; FWC 64-1980(Temp), f. & ef. 11-7-80; FWC 1-1981, f. & ef. 1-19-81; FWC 6-1982, f. & ef. 1-28-82; FWC 2-1983, f. 1-21-83, ef. 2-1-83; FWC 9-1983(Temp), f. & ef. 3-1-83; FWC 4-1984, f. & ef. 1-31-84; FWC 2-1985, f. & ef. 1-30-85; FWC 4-1986(Temp), f. & ef. 1-28-86; FWC 79-1986(Temp), f. & ef. 12-22-86; FWC 2-1987, f. & ef. 1-23-87; FWC 10-1988, f. & cert. ef. 3-4-88; FWC 48-1988, f. & cert. ef. 6-21-88; FWC 5-1989, f. 2-6-89, cert. ef. 2-7-89; FWC 12-1989(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-21-89; FWC 54-1989(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-7-89; FWC 9-1991, f. & cert. ef. 1-31-91; FWC 37-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-3-91; FWC 4-1992, f. 1-30-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; FWC 13-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-5-92; FWC 41-1992(Temp), f. 6-30-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; FWC 107-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-9-92; FWC 7-1993, f. & cert. ef. 2-1-93; FWC 15-1996(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-1-96; FWC 25-1996(Temp), f. 5-14-96, cert. ef. 5-15-96; FWC 23-1997(Temp), f. 4-4-97, cert. ef. 4-7-97; FWC 35-1997(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-13-97; FWC 40-1997(Temp), f. 6-20-97, cert. ef. 6-23-97; DFW 23-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-20-98 thru 6-30-98; DFW 50-1998(Temp), f. 6-25-98, cert. ef. 6-26-98 thru 7-24-98; DFW 57-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-24-98 thru 12-31-98; DFW 22-1999(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-1-99 thru 4-23-99; DFW 28-1999(Temp) , f. & cert. ef. 4-23-99 thru 7-31-99; DFW 41-1999(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-7-99 thru 7-31-99; DFW 79-1999(Temp), f. 10-8-99, cert. ef. 10-11-99 thru 12-31-99; DFW 14-2000(Temp), f. 3-17-00, cert. ef. 3-20-00 thru 7-31-00; DFW 31-2000(Temp), f. 6-9-00, cert. ef. 6-10-00 thru 7-31-00; DMV 43-2000(Temp), f. 8-7-00, cert. ef. 8-8-00 thru 8-20-00; DFW 66-2000(Temp), f. 9-29-00, cert. ef. 10-2-00 thru 12-31-00; DFW 43-2001(Temp), f. 5-23-01, cert. ef. 5-24-01 thru 11-20-01; DFW 65-2001(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-24-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 94-2001(Temp), f. 9-26-01, cert. ef. 9-27-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 114-2001(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-13-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 51-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 5-22-02 thru 9-1-02; DFW 104-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-19-02 thru 12-31-02; DFW 121-2002(Temp), f. 10-24-02, cert. ef. 10-27-02 thru 12-31-02; DFW 49-2003(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-5-03 thru 9-1-03; DFW 58-2003(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-9-03 thru 12-31-03; DFW 67-2003(Temp), f. 7-18-03, cert. ef. 7-21-03 thru 12-31-03; DFW 104-2003(Temp), f. 10-10-03, cert. ef. 10-11-03 thru 12-31-03; DFW 120-2005(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-11-05 thru 12-31-05; Administrative correction 1-19-06; DFW 69-2006(Temp), f. 7-28-06, cert. ef. 7-31-06 thru 12-31-06; DFW 131-2006(Temp), f. 12-20-06, cert. ef. 1-1-07 thru 6-29-07; DFW 9-2007, f. & cert. ef. 2-14-07; DFW 60-2007(Temp), f. 7-30-07, cert. ef. 8-1-07 thru 12-31-07; Administrative Correction 1-24-08; DFW 142-2008, f. & cert. ef. 11-21-08; DFW 19-2009, f. & cert. ef. 2-26-09; DFW 88-2009(Temp), f. 7-31-09, cert. ef. 8-1-09 thru 12-31-09; Administrative correction 1-25-10; DFW 103-2011(Temp), f. 7-29-11, cert. ef. 8-1-11 thru 10-31-11; DFW 142-2011(Temp), f. 10-6-11, cert. ef. 10-8-11 thru 10-31-11; DFW 150-2011(Temp), f. 10-25-11, cert. ef. 10-26-11 thru 11-30-11; DFW 152-2011(Temp), f. 11-1-11, cert. ef. 11-2-11 thru 12-31-11

 

Rule Caption: Radio-Tagged Hatchery Winter Steelhead May Be Retained in Northwest Zone Streams.

Adm. Order No.: DFW 153-2011(Temp)

Filed with Sec. of State: 11-7-2011

Certified to be Effective: 11-15-11 thru 5-12-12

Notice Publication Date:

Rules Amended: 635-011-0100

Subject: This amended rule adds radio-tagged hatchery steelhead in Northwest Zone streams to the existing exception to non-retention of radio-tagged fish (item 17, found on page 10 of the 2011 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations and page 10 of the 2012 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations (available around December 1, 2011)). Modifications allow retention of radio-tagged fish in conjunction with a planned radio telemetry study in the Alsea and Nehalem basins. This amended rule encompasses the entire Northwest Zone do to the possibility that some radio-tagged hatchery winter steelhead may stray into adjacent basins.

Rules Coordinator: Therese Kucera—(503) 947-6033

635-011-0100

General Rule

(1) It is unlawful to take any fish, shellfish, or marine invertebrates for personal use except as provided in these rules which include and incorporate the 2011 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations by reference. However, additional regulations may be adopted in this rule division from time to time and to the extent of any inconsistency, they supersede the 2011 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations.

(2) Page 10 of the 2011 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations, item 17 of “General Restrictions: The following activities are unlawful:” is amended to read: “17. Take a fish which has had a radio tag inserted (a fish with an antenna trailing from its mouth or body) except radio-tagged fish may be retained, when otherwise legal, (consistent with all other existing regulations and applicable laws) in the mainstem Columbia River and its tributaries. And, radio-tagged hatchery steelhead may be retained, when otherwise legal, (consistent with all other existing regulations and applicable laws) in Northwest Zone streams.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.138, 496.146 & 506.119

Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.162 & 506.129

Hist.: FWC 11-1982, f. & ef. 2-9-82; FWC 2-1984, f. & ef. 1-10-84; DFW 70-2001, f. & cert. ef. 8-10-01; DFW 123-2001, f. 12-31-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; DFW 26-2002, f. & cert. ef. 3-21-02; DFW 125-2003, f. 12-11-03, cert. ef. 1-1-04; DFW 117-2004, f. 12-13-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; DFW 136-2005, f. 12-7-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; DFW 79-2006, f. 8-11-06, cert. ef. 1-1-07; DFW 136-2007, f. 12-31-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; DFW 156-2008, f. 12-31-08, cert. ef. 1-1-09; DFW 144-2009, f. 12-8-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; DFW 171-2010, f. 12-30-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11; DFW 153-2011(Temp), f. 11-7-11, cert. ef. 11-15-11 thru 5-12-12

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