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DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE

 

DIVISION 16

SOUTHWEST ZONE

635-016-0080

Purpose and Scope

(1) The purpose of division 16 is to provide for management of sport fisheries in the Southwest Zone over which the State has jurisdiction.

(2) Division 16 incorporates by reference the 2015 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations. Therefore, persons must consult the 2015 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations in addition to division 11 and division 16 to determine all applicable sport fishing requirements for the Southwest Zone.

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

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; Renumbered from 635-014-0105 - 635-014-0460; FWC 22-1995, f. 3-7-95, cert. ef. 3-10-95; FWC 77-1995, f. 9-13-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; FWC 72-1996, f. 12-31-96, cert. ef. 1-1-97; FWC 75-1997, f. 12-31-97, cert. ef. 1-1-98; DFW 100-1998, f. 12-23-98, cert. ef. 1-1-99; DFW 96-1999, f. 12-27-99, cert. ef. 1-1-00; DFW 1-2001, f. 1-25-01, cert. ef. 2-1-01; DFW 85-2001(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-30-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 123-2001, f. 12-31-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; DFW 26-2002, f. & cert. ef. 3-21-02; DFW 130-2002, f. 11-21-02, cert. ef. 1-1-03; 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 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 163-2011, f. 12-27-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; DFW 149-2012, f. 12-27-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13; DFW 137-2013, f. 12-19-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14; DFW 165-2014, f. 12-18-14, cert. ef. 1-1-15

635-016-0090

Inclusions and Modifications

(1) The 2015 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 2015 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations pamphlet

(2) Notwithstanding all other requirements provided in the 2015 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations pamphlet, the following additional rules apply to wild coho salmon angling in waters of the Southwest Zone during the period September 1-December 31, 2015:

(a) For the purposes of regulations described in section (2) of this rule, wild coho are defined as fish with an intact adipose fin.

(b) For all waters in the Northwest and Southwest zones that are open to wild coho harvest, anglers may not take more than 1 wild adult coho and 1 wild jack coho per day regardless of location. There is no seasonal limit on wild coho jacks regardless of location. The seasonal limit on wild coho adults for the Northwest and Southwest zones is 5 fish in aggregate from all waters. Harvest of wild coho salmon is allowed in the following waterbodies with restrictions as specified in sections (2)(c)–(2)(i) of this rule.

(A) No more than 1 adult wild coho may be harvested from either the Nestucca River Basin or the Tillamook River Basin. Wild adult coho taken from these areas do not count towards the 2 fish limit described in section (2)(b)(B) of this rule, but do count towards the overall 5 fish aggregate limit for the Northwest and Southwest zones;

(B) No more than 2 adult wild coho in total may come from any combination of the following areas: Siletz River, Yaquina River, Alsea River, Siuslaw River, Umpqua River, Beaver Creek (Ona Beach), Floras Creek/New River, Coos River, and Coquille River. Wild adult coho taken from these areas do not count towards the 1 fish limit described in section (2)(b)(A) of this rule, but do count towards the overall 5 fish aggregate limit for the Northwest and Southwest zones; and

(C) No more than 5 adult wild coho in total may come from any combination of the following areas: Siltcoos Lake, Tahkenitch Lake, and Tenmile Lake (SW Zone). Wild adult coho taken from these areas do not count against aggregate limits described in sections (2)(b)(A) and (2)(b)(B) of this rule, but do count towards the overall 5 fish limit for the Northwest and Southwest zones as specified in section (2)(b) of this rule.

(c) Open for wild coho salmon in the Mainstem Umpqua River and Bay from the mouth to Scottsburg Bridge at RM 27.5 from September 15 through October 15. Daily and seasonal catch limits as described in section (2)(b) of this rule apply.

(d) Coos Basin open for wild coho salmon from the tips of the jetties 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 November 30. Daily and seasonal catch limits as described in section (2)(b) of this rule apply.

(e) Open for wild coho salmon in Coquille River and Bay upstream to the Highway 42S bridge (Sturdivant Park) at RM 24.0 from September 15 through November 30. Daily and seasonal catch limits as described in section (2)(b) of this rule apply.

(f) Within the Tenmile Lakes Basin the following additional rules apply: North and South Tenmile Lakes (Coos County) upstream from Hilltop Bridge are open for wild coho salmon from October 1 through December 31. Daily and seasonal catch limits as described in section (2)(b) of this rule apply. Only 1 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.

(g) Floras Creek/New River from the Bureau of Land Management boat ramp at Storm Ranch upstream to the confluence with the Floras Lake outlet open for wild coho salmon from November 1–30 or until attainment of an adult coho quota of 200 fish. Daily and seasonal catch limits as described in section (2)(b) of this rule apply.

(3) Umpqua River mainstem, including tidewater, from the tips of the jetties upstream to confluence with North and South Forks (includes Winchester Bay):

(a) Open for spring Chinook salmon February 1 through June 30, 2015. Bag limit is 2 adult non adipose fin-clipped Chinook per day, 5 per year.

(b) Open for fall Chinook salmon July 1 through December 31, 2015. Bag limit is 2 adult non adipose fin-clipped Chinook per day, 20 per year in combination with all other salmon or steelhead marked on your tag.

(c) Closed to all angling within a radius of 200 feet from the mouths of all tributaries (including 200 feet into the tributary) of the Umpqua River between the Scottsburg Bridge (Hwy 38) and the Riverforks Park Boat Ramp until October 1, 2015.

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

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.138, 496.146, 497.121 & 506.119
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.004, 496.009, 496.162 & 506.129
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; DFW 163-2011, f. 12-27-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; DFW 62-2012, f. 6-12-12, cert. ef. 7-1-12; DFW 138-2012(Temp), f. 10-29-12, cert. ef. 10-31-12 thru 12-31-12; DFW 149-2012, f. 12-27-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13; DFW 155-2012(Temp), f. 12-28-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13 thru 6-29-13; DFW 23-2013(Temp), f. 3-20-13, cert. ef. 4-1-13 thru 9-27-13; DFW 50-2013, f. 6-10-13, cert. ef. 7-1-13; DFW 124-2013(Temp), f. 10-29-13, cert. ef. 11-1-13 thru 12-31-13; DFW 137-2013, f. 12-19-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14; DFW 110-2014, f. & cert. ef. 8-4-14; DFW 165-2014, f. 12-18-14, cert. ef. 1-1-15; DFW 73-2015, f. 6-22-15, cert. ef. 6-23-15; DFW 74-2015(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-23-15 thru 12-19-15

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