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DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE

 

DIVISION 17

WILLAMETTE ZONE

635-017-0080

Purpose and Scope

(1) The purpose of division 17 is to provide for management of sport fisheries in the Willamette Zone over which the State has jurisdiction.

(2) Division 17 incorporates by reference the 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations. Therefore, persons must consult the 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations in addition to division 11 and 17 to determine all applicable sport fishing requirements for the Willamette 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 635-017-0105 - 635-017-0465; 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 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 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

635-017-0090

Inclusions and Modifications

(1) The 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations provide requirements for the Willamette 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 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations.

(2) Pacific Lamprey Harvest:

(a) Pursuant to OAR 635-044-0130(1)(b), authorization from the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission must be in possession by individuals collecting or possessing Pacific lamprey for personal use. Permits are available from ODFW, 17330 SE Evelyn Street, Clackamas, OR 97015;

(b) Open fishing period is June 1 through July 31 from 7:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.; personal use harvest is permitted Friday through Monday each week. All harvest is prohibited Tuesday through Thursday;

(c) Open fishing area is the Willamette River at Willamette Falls on the east side of the falls only, excluding Horseshoe Area at the peak of the falls;

(d) Gear is restricted to hand or hand-powered tools only;

(e) Catch must be recorded daily on a harvest record card prior to leaving the open fishing area. Harvest record cards will be provided by ODFW. All harvest record cards must be returned to the ODFW Clackamas office by August 31 to report catch. Permit holders who do not return the harvest record cards by August 31 will be ineligible to receive a permit in the following year.

(f) Harvesters must allow sampling or enumeration of catches by ODFW personnel.

(3) Sandy River (Multnomah/Clackamas Co.) mainstem and tributaries upstream from ODFW markers at the mouth of the Salmon River, including the Salmon River:

(a) Open for adipose fin-clipped steelhead and non-adipose fin-clipped steelhead harvest July 1–August 31.

(b) Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures with a single point hook no larger than 1/2 inch gap (size 1) and multiple point hook no larger than 3/8 inch gap (size 4).

(c) No limit on size or number of brook trout taken. Catch limits on other trout species do not apply to brook trout.

(4) Santiam River:

(a) Rainbow Trout: The daily bag limit for adipose fin-clipped rainbow trout is increased from two (2) to five (5) in the mainstem Santiam River, the North Fork to the markers upstream of Packsaddle Park, and in the South Fork to the markers below Foster Dam (excluding all tributaries) beginning June 10 through October 31, 2014 with no minimum length requirements.

(b) Steelhead: The daily bag limit for adipose fin-clipped steelhead is increased to one (1) additional adult adipose fin-clipped steelhead per day in the mainstem Santiam River, the Little North Fork, the North Fork up to the markers in Packsaddle Park, and in the South Fork to the markers below Foster Dam beginning June 10 through October 31, 2014.

(5) Clackamas, Sandy, and Lower Willamette (below falls in Oregon City) rivers:

(a) Beginning September 26 through December 31, 2014 in the Clackamas River, Sandy River, Bull Run River, Willamette River (section 1 only: Mouth upstream to Willamette Falls, including Multnomah Channel and Willamette Slough) and Eagle Creek the daily bag limit for adult salmon or steelhead is 2 per day — 20 per year, 5 jacks per day, 2 daily jack limits in possession, with the exception that one additional adipose fin-clipped adult coho salmon may be retained for a total aggregate of three fish harvested daily.

(b) All other General Statewide and Willamette Zone regulations, as provided in the 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations, remain in effect.

(6) Willamette River (above falls in Oregon City) and tributaries including: Molalla, Santiam, North Santiam, South Santiam, Tualatin and Yamhill rivers:

(a) Beginning October 15 one additional coho salmon, either non-adipose fin-clipped or adipose fin-clipped, may be retained for a total aggregate of three (3) fish harvested daily.

(b) All other General Statewide and Willamette Zone regulations, as provided in the 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations, remain in effect.

(7) Beginning January 1, 2013, the use of barbless hooks is required when angling for salmon, steelhead, or trout in the mainstem Willamette River downstream of Willamette Falls (including Multnomah Channel and the Gilbert River) and in the lower Clackamas River upstream to the Highway 99E Bridge.

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 3-1994, f. 1-25-94, cert. ef. 1-26-94; FWC 65-1994(Temp), f. 9-15-94, cert. ef. 9-17-94; FWC 86-1994(Temp), f. 10-31-94, cert. ef. 11-1-94; FWC 22-1995, f. 3-7-95, cert. ef. 3-10-95; FWC 32-1995, f. & cert. ef. 4-24-95; FWC 77-1995, f. 9-13-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; FWC 14-1996, f. 3-29-96, cert. ef. 4-1-96; FWC 20-1996, f. & cert. ef. 4-29-96; FWC 22-1996(Temp), f. 5-9-96 & cert. ef. 5-10-96; FWC 72-1996, f. 12-31-96, cert. ef. 1-1-97; FWC 5-1997, f. & cert. ef. 2-4-97; FWC 13-1997, f. 3-5-97, cert. ef. 3-11-97; FWC 17-1997(Temp), f. 3-19-97, cert. ef. 4-1-97; FWC 24-1997(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-10-97; FWC 31-1997(Temp), f. 5-14-97, cert. ef. 5-15-97; FWC 39-1997(Temp), f. 6-17-97, cert. ef. 6-18-97; FWC 69-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-6-97; FWC 75-1997, f. 12-31-97, cert. ef. 1-1-98; DFW 19-1998, f. & cert. ef. 3-12-98; DFW 28-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-9-98 thru 4-24-98; DFW 31-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-24-98 thru 7-31-98; DFW 33-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-30-98 thru 5-15-98; DFW 34-1998, f. & cert. ef. 5-4-98; DFW 35-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 5-10-98 thru 5-15-98; DFW 37-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 5-15-98 thru 7-31-98; DFW 100-1998, f. 12-23-98, cert. ef. 1-1-99; DFW 15-1999, f. & cert. ef. 3-9-99; DFW 16-1999(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-10-99 thru 3-19-99; DFW 19-1999(Temp), f. & ef. 3-19-99 thru 4-15-99; DFW 27-1999(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-23-99 thru 10-20-99; DFW 30-1999(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-27-99 thru 5-12-99; DFW 35-1999(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 5-13-99 thru 7-31-99; DFW 39-1999(Temp), f. 5-26-99, cert. ef. 5-27-99 thru 7-31-99; DFW 78-1999, f. & cert. ef. 10-4-99; DFW 88-1999(Temp), f. 11-5-99, cert. ef. 11-6-99 thru 11-30-99; administrative correction 11-17-99; DFW 96-1999, f. 12-27-99, cert. ef. 1-1-00; DFW 13-2000, f. & cert. ef. 3-20-00; DFW 22-2000, f. 4-14-00, cert. ef. 4-16-00 thru 7-31-00; DFW 23-2000(Temp), f. 4-19-00, cert. ef. 4-22-00 thru 7-31-00; DFW 58-2000(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-1-00 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 6-2001, f. & cert. ef. 3-1-01; DFW 23-2001(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-23-01 thru 10-19-01; DFW 28-2001, f. & cert. ef. 5-1-01; DFW 40-2001(Temp) f. & cert. ef. 5-24-01 thru 11-20-01; DFW 46-2001(Temp) f. 6-8-01, cert. ef. 6-16-01 thru 12-13-01; 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 95-2001(Temp), f. 9-27-01, cert. ef. 10-20-01 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 42-2002, f. & cert. ef. 5-3-02; DFW 44-2002(Temp), f. 5-7-02, cert. ef. 5-8-02 thru 11-3-02; DFW 70-2002(Temp), f. 7-10-02 cert ef. 7-12-02 thru 12-31-02; 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 130-2002, f. 11-21-02, cert. ef. 1-1-03; DFW 16-2003(Temp), f. 2-27-03, cert. ef. 3-1-03 thru 7-1-03; DFW 42-2003, f. & cert. ef. 5-16-03; DFW 53-2003(Temp), f. 6-17-03, cert. ef. 6-18-03 thru 12-14-03; DFW 57-2003(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-8-03 thru 12-31-03; DFW 59-2003(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-11-03 thru 12-31-03; DFW 70-2003(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-23-03 thru 12-31-03; DFW 71-2003(Temp), f. 7-24-03, cert. ef. 7-25-03 thru 12-31-03; 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 33-2004, f. 4-22-04, cert ef. 5-1-04; DFW 48-2004(Temp), f. 5-26-04, cert. ef. 5-28-04 thru 11-23-04; DFW 69-2004(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-12-04 thru 11-23-04; DFW 117-2004, f. 12-13-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; DFW 24-2005, f. 4-15-05, cert. ef. 5-1-05; DFW 78-2005(Temp), f. 7-19-05, cert. ef. 7-21-05 thru 7-22-05; Administrative correction 8-17-05; DFW 136-2005, f. 12-7-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; DFW 36-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-1-06 thru 9-30-06; DFW 79-2006, f. 8-11-06, cert. ef. 1-1-07; DFW 121-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-20-06 thru 12-31-06; DFW 32-2007, f. 5-14-07, cert. ef. 6-1-07; DFW 65-2007(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-6-07 thru 10-31-07; DFW 105-2007(Temp), f. 10-4-07, cert. ef. 10-6-07 thru 11-30-07; Administrative correction 12-20-07; DFW 134-2007, f. 12-26-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; DFW 136-2007, f. 12-31-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; DFW 1-2008(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 1-9-08 thru 7-6-08; DFW 5-2008(Temp), f. 1-25-08, cert. ef. 2-1-08 thru 7-6-08; DFW 15-2008(Temp), f. 2-26-08, cert. ef. 3-1-08 thru 7-29-08; DFW 46-2008(Temp), f. 5-9-08, cert. ef. 5-12-08 thru 7-29-08; DFW 55-2008(Temp), f. 5-30-08, cert. ef. 6-2-08 thru 10-31-08; DFW 82-2008(Temp), f. 7-21-08, cert. ef. 7-29-08 thru 12-31-08; DFW 110-2008(Temp), f. 9-15-08, cert. ef. 9-17-08 thru 12-31-08; DFW 124-2008(Temp), f. 10-1-08, cert. ef. 10-2-08 thru 12-31-08; DFW 156-2008, f. 12-31-08, cert. ef. 1-1-09; DFW 9-2009(Temp), f. 2-13-09, cert. ef. 3-1-09 thru 8-15-09; DFW 15-2009, f. & cert. ef. 2-25-09; DFW 74-2009(Temp), f. 6-25-09, cert. ef. 6-30-09 thru 7-2-09; Administrative correction 7-21-09; DFW 103-2009(Temp), f. 8-27-09, cert. ef. 9-1-09 thru 12-31-09; DFW 118-2009(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-28-09 thru 12-31-09; DFW 123-2009(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-5-09 thru 12-31-09; DFW 144-2009, f. 12-8-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; DFW 61-2010, f. & cert. ef. 5-14-10; DFW 62-2010(Temp), f. 5-14-10, cert. ef. 5-22-10 thru 11-17-10; DFW 84-2010(Temp), f. 6-17-10, cert. ef. 6-18-10 thru 10-31-10; DFW 94-2010(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-1-10 thru 10-31-10; DFW 96-2010(Temp), f. 7-7-10, cert. ef. 7-8-10 thru 10-31-10; DFW 123-2010(Temp), f. 8-26-10, cert. ef. 9-1-10 thru 12-31-10; DFW 134-2010(Temp), f. 9-22-10, cert. ef. 9-23-10 thru 12-31-10; DFW 171-2010, f. 12-30-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11; DFW 158-2011(Temp), f. 12-14-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12 thru 4-30-12; DFW 163-2011, f. 12-27-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; DFW 21-2012, f. & cert. ef. 3-12-12; DFW 89-2012(Temp), f. 7-17-12, cert. ef. 7-26-12 thru 8-31-12; DFW 99-2012(Temp). f. 7-31-12, cert. ef. 8-1-12 thru 12-31-12; DFW 152-2012, f. 12-27-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13; DFW 67-2013(Temp), f. 7-3-13, cert. ef. 7-11-13 thru 7-31-13; Administrative correction, 8-21-13; DFW 137-2013, f. 12-19-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14; DFW 62-2014(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-10-14 thru 10-31-14; DFW 70-2014(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-13-14 thru 6-30-14; DFW 73-2014(Temp), f. 6-20-14, cert. ef. 6-23-14 thru 10-31-14; DFW 141-2014(Temp), f. 9-25-14, cert. ef. 9-26-14 thru 12-31-14; DFW 150-2014(Temp), f. 10-14-14, cert. ef. 10-15-14 thru 12-31-14

635-017-0095

Sturgeon Season

(1) The 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations provide requirements for the Willamette 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 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations.

(2) Effective January 1, 2014, all waters within the Willamette Zone are closed to the retention of white sturgeon, except for the Willamette River upstream of Willamette Falls.

(3) Catch-and-release angling for white sturgeon is allowed year-round except as described below in sections (4) and (6).

(4) Bank angling is prohibited from the east shore of the Willamette River the entire year in the area beginning west of Highway 99E, at the northern-most extent of the parking area near the intersection of 8th Street and Highway 99E in Oregon City, approximately 290 feet downstream of the Oregon City/West Linn bridge (Hwy 43) and extending upstream approximately 1715 feet to the retaining wall extending into the Willamette River at the NW corner of the Blue Heron Paper Mill.

(5) Retention of green sturgeon is prohibited all year in all areas.

(6) Angling for sturgeon, including catch-and-release, is prohibited seven days per week during May 1 through August 31 from Willamette Falls downstream to the Lake Oswego-Oak Grove Railroad Bridge.

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

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325, 506.109 & 506.119
Stats. Implemented: ORS 506.129 & 507.030
Hist.: DFW 2-2005(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 1-21-05 thru 7-19-05; DFW 55-2005, f. & cert. ef. 6-17-05; DFW 136-2005, f. 12-7-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; DFW 145-2005(Temp), f. 12-21-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06 thru 3-31-06; DFW 5-2006, f. & cert. ef. 2-15-06; DFW 79-2006, f. 8-11-06, cert. ef. 1-1-07; DFW 131-2006(Temp), f. 12-20-06, cert. ef. 1-1-07 thru 6-29-07; DFW 7-2007(Temp), f. 1-31-07, cert. ef. 2-1-07 thru 7-30-07; DFW 24-2007, f. 4-16-07, cert. ef. 5-1-07; DFW 74-2007(Temp), f. 8-17-07, cert. ef. 8-18-07 thru 12-31-07; DFW 135-2007(Temp), f. 12-28-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08 thru 6-28-08; DFW 136-2007, f. 12-31-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; DFW 7-2008, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-08; DFW 86-2008(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-25-08 thru 12-31-08; DFW 148-2008(Temp), f. 12-19-08, cert. ef. 1-1-09 thru 6-29-09; DFW 156-2008, f. 12-31-08, cert. ef. 1-1-09; DFW 15-2009, f. & cert. ef. 2-25-09; DFW 144-2009, f. 12-8-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; DFW 34-2010, f. 3-16-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10; DFW 90-2010(Temp), f. 6-29-10, cert. ef. 7-5-10 thru 12-31-10; DFW 154-2010(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-8-10 thru 12-31-10; DFW 163-2010(Temp), f. 12-28-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11 thru 6-29-11; DFW 171-2010, f. 12-30-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11; DFW 10-2011(Temp), f. 2-10-11, cert. ef. 2-17-11 thru 6-29-11; DFW 22-2011(Temp), f. 3-16-11, cert. ef. 3-17-11 thru 6-29-11; DFW 23-2011, f. & cert. ef. 3-21-11; DFW 163-2011, f. 12-27-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; DFW 9-2012(Temp), f. 2-6-12, cert. ef. 2-17-12 thru 4-30-12; DFW 17-2012(Temp), f. 2-22-12, cert. ef. 2-23-12 thru 4-30-12; Administrative correction, 5-25-12; DFW 152-2012, f. 12-27-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13; DFW 13-2013(Temp), f. 2-13-13, cert. ef. 2-14-13 thru 7-31-13; DFW 17-2013(Temp), f. 2-27-13, cert. ef. 2-28-13 thru 7-31-13; DFW 23-2013(Temp), f. 3-20-13, cert. ef. 4-1-13 thru 9-27-13; DFW 79-2013(Temp), f. 7-23-13, cert. ef. 7-25-13 thru 12-31-13; DFW 103-2013(Temp), f. 9-13-13, cert. ef. 10-19-13 thru 12-31-13; DFW 137-2013, f. 12-19-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14

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