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DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE

 

DIVISION 23

COLUMBIA RIVER ZONE AND SNAKE RIVER ZONE

635-023-0080

Purpose and Scope

(1) The purpose of division 23 is to provide for management of sport fisheries in the Columbia River Zone and in the Snake River Zone over which the State has jurisdiction.

(2) Division 23 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 23 to determine all applicable sport fishing requirements for the Columbia River Zone and the Snake River 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 635-023-0105 - 635-023-0120; 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

635-023-0085

License Reciprocity

(1) The statutes and regulations of the State of Washington make a valid Oregon sport fishing and shellfish harvest license lawful to take fish or shellfish for personal consumption in all waters of the Columbia River where it forms the Oregon-Washington boundary.

(2) All persons landing fish or taking shellfish in Oregon for personal use must hold a valid Oregon angling or shellfish license or a resident Washington license.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.138, 496.146, 506.119
Stats. Implemented: SB 594; ORS 496.162, 506.109, 506.129
Hist.: DFW 5-2006, f. & cert. ef. 2-15-06

635-023-0090

Inclusions and Modifications

The 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations provide requirements for the Columbia River Zone and the Snake River 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.

(1) Effective January 1, 2013, the use of barbless hooks is required when angling for salmon, steelhead, or trout in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream to the Oregon-Washington border located upstream of McNary Dam (river mile 309.5).

(2) Effective January 1, 2013, the use of barbless hooks is required when angling for salmon or steelhead or trout in the following areas:

(a) Within the Youngs Bay Select Area (Clatsop County) from the Highway 101 Bridge upstream to markers at the confluence of the Youngs and Klaskanine rivers including the lower Lewis and Clark River upstream to the Alternate Highway 101 Bridge, and the Walluski River upstream to the Highway 202 Bridge.

(b) Within the Knappa/Blind Slough Select Area (Clatsop County) from markers at the west end of Minaker Island upstream to markers at the mouth of Blind Slough, continuing upstream to the railroad bridge in Blind Slough.

[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 82-1993, f. 12-22-93, cert. ef. 1-1-94; FWC 19-1994(Temp), f. 3-31-94, cert. ef. 4-1-94; FWC 31-1994, f. 5-26-94, cert. ef. 6-20-94; FWC 46-1994(Temp), f. 7-29-94, cert. ef. 8-1-94; FWC 52-1994(Temp), f.8-24-94, cert. ef. 8-27-94; FWC 62-1994(Temp), f. 9-12-94, cert. ef. 9-16-94; FWC 65-1994(Temp), f. 9-15-94, cert. ef. 9-17-94; FWC 72-1994(Temp), f. 10-7-94, cert. ef. 10-8-94; FWC 8-1995, f. 2-1-95, cert. ef. 2-6-95; FWC 11-1995, f. & cert. ef. 2-9-95; FWC 14-1995(Temp), f. 2-15-95, cert. ef. 2-16-95; FWC 31-1995(Temp), f. 4-21-95, cert. ef. 4-24-95; FWC 34-1995, f. & cert. ef. 5-1-95; FWC 61-1995(Temp), f. 7-24-95, cert. ef. 8-1-95; FWC 67-1995(Temp), f. 8-25-95, cert. ef. 8-27-95; FWC 77-1995, f. 9-13-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; FWC 8-1995, f. 2-28-96, cert. ef. 3-1-96; FWC 12-1996(Temp), f. 3-26-96, cert. ef. 4-1-96; FWC 14-1996, f. 3-29-96, cert. ef. 4-1-96; FWC 49-1996(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-30-96; FWC 72-1996 f. 12-31-96, cert. ef. 1-1-97; FWC 7-1997(Temp), f. 2-6-97, cert. ef. 3-11-97; FWC 10-1997, f. & cert. ef. 2-28-97; FWC 11-1997(Temp), f. 2-27-97, cert. ef. 3-1-97; FWC 22-1997(Temp), f. 4-2-97, cert. ef. 4-5-97; FWC 28-1997(Temp), f. 5-2-97, cert. ef. 5-5-97; FWC 50-1997(Temp), f. 8-26-97, cert. ef. 9-2-97; 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 29-1998(Temp), f. 4-16-98, cert. ef. 4-20-98 thru 4-24-98; DFW 32-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-24-98 thru 10-15-98; DFW 34-1998, f. & cert. ef. 5-4-98; DFW 46-1998, f. & cert. ef. 6-9-98; DFW 78-1998(Temp), f. 9-18-98, cert. ef. 9-21-98 thru 9-25-98; DFW 81-1998(Temp), f. 10-6-98, cert. ef. 10-7-98 thru 10-23-98; DFW 85-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-26-98 thru 12-31-98; DFW 88-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-23-98 thru 12-31-98; DFW 100-1998, f. 12-23-98, cert. ef. 1-1-99; DFW 13-1999(Temp), f. 3-2-99, cert. ef. 3-11-99 thru 6-15-99; DFW 23-1999(Temp), f. 4-9-99, cert. ef. 4-17-99 thru 4-23-99; DFW 25-1999, f. & cert. ef. 4-16-99 thru 4-23-99; DFW 29-1999(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-23-99 thru 10-20-99; DFW 31-1999, f. & cert. ef. 5-3-99; DFW 42-1999(Temp), f. 6-9-99, cert. ef. 6-12-99 thru 10-20-99; DFW 50-1999(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-99 thru 12-9-99; DFW 60-1999(Temp), f. 8-27-99, cert. ef. 8-30-99 thru 9-17-99; DFW 64-1999(Temp), f. 9-13-99, cert. ef. 9-14-99 thru 9-17-99; DFW 67-1999(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-17-99 thru 12-31-99; DFW 73-1999(Temp), f. 9-28-99 & cert. ef. 9-29-99 thru 10-22-99; DFW 77-1999(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-1-99 thru 12-31-99; DFW 78-1999 f. & cert. ef. 10-4-99; DFW 96-1999, f. 12-27-99, cert. ef. 1-1-00; DFW 11-2000(Temp), f. 3-14-00, cert. ef. 3-16-00 thru 3-31-00; DFW 13-2000, f. & cert. ef. 3-20-00; DFW 18-2000(Temp), f. 4-6-00, cert. ef. 4-8-00 thru 10-5-00; DFW 24-2000, f. 4-28-00, cert. ef. 5-1-00; DFW 32-2000(Temp), f. 6-14-00, cert. ef. 6-19-00 thru 10-5-00; DFW 35-2000(Temp), f. 6-27-27, cert. ef. 6-28-00 thru 7-31-00; DFW 53-2000(Temp), f. 8-25-00, cert. ef. 8-28-00 thru 12-31-00; DFW 57-2000(Temp). f. 8-31-00, cert. ef. 9-1-00 thru 10-5-00; 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 7-2001(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 2-26-01 thru 4-30-01; DFW 17-2001(Temp), f. 4-4-01, cert. ef. 4-9-01 thru 10-6-01; DFW 18-2001(Temp) f. & cert. ef. 4-12-01 thru 4-30-01; DFW 19-2001(Temp), f. 4-17-01, cert. ef. 4-21-01 thru 8-5-01; DFW 25-2001(Temp), f. 4-24-01, cert. ef. 4-25-01 thru 4-29-01; DFW 28-2001, f. & cert. ef. 5-1-01; DFW 35-2001(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 5-4-01 thru 5-8-01; DFW 37-2001(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 5-11-01 thru 7-31-01; DFW 40-2001(Temp) f. & cert. ef. 5-24-01 thru 11-20-01; DFW 64-2001(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-24-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 71-2001(Temp), f. 8-10-01, cert. ef. 9-1-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 82-2001(Temp), f. 8-29-01, cert. ef. 8-30-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 85-2001(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-30-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 88-2001(Temp), f. 9-15-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 123-2001, f. 12-31-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; DFW 15-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 2-20-02 thru 8-18-02; DFW 16-2002(Temp), f. 3-1-02 thru 8-28-02; DFW 26-2002, f. & cert. ef. 3-21-02; DFW 29-2002(Temp), f. 4-4-02, cert. ef. 4-6-02 thru 10-3-02; DFW 40-2002(Temp), f. 4-25-02, cert. ef. 4-28-02 thru 10-3-02; DFW 43-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 5-3-02 thru 10-3-02; DFW 45-2002(Temp), f. 5-7-02, cert. ef. 5-8-02 thru 10-3-02; DFW 46-2002(Temp), f. 5-7-02, cert. ef. 5-8-02 thru 10-3-02; DFW 64 2002(Temp), f. 6-27-02, cert. ef. 6-28-02 thru 12-20-02; DFW 69-2002(Temp), f. 7-10-02 cert. ef. 7-11-02 thru 12-31-02; DFW 71-2002(Temp), f. 7-10-02 cert. ef. 7-13-02 thru 12-31-02; DFW 79-2002(Temp), f. 7-29-02, cert. ef. 8-5-02 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 94-2002(Temp), f. 8-22-02, cert. ef. 8-24-02 thru 12-31-02; DFW 105-2002(Temp), f. 9-20-02, cert. ef. 9-23-02 thru 12-31-02; DFW 130-2002, f. 11-21-02, cert. ef. 1-1-03; DFW 12-2003, f. & cert. ef. 2-14-03; DFW 16-2003(Temp), f. 2-27-03, cert. ef. 3-1-03 thru 7-1-03; DFW 28-2003(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-3-03 thru 7-1-03; DFW 35-2003, f. 4-30-03, cert. ef. 5-1-03; DFW 36-2003, f. 4-30-03, cert. ef. 5-1-03 thru 10-1-03; DFW 46-2003(Temp), f. 5-29-03, cert. ef. 5-30-03 thru 10-1-03; DFW 52-2003(Temp), f. 6-13-03, cert. ef. 6-21-03 thru 12-15-03; DFW 54-2003(Temp), f. 6-23-03, cert. ef. 6-28-03 thru 12-24-03; DFW 55-2003(Temp), f. 6-27-03. cert. ef. 6-30-03 thru 12-26-03; DFW 72 2003(Temp), f. 7-25-03, cert. ef. 7-28-03 thru 12-31-03; DFW 99-2003(Temp), f. 9-24-03, cert. ef. 10-1-03 thru 12-31-03; DFW 125-2003, f. 12-11-03, cert. ef. 1-1-04; DFW 4-2004(Temp), f. 1-22-04, cert. ef. 2-1-04 thru 7-29-04; DFW 35-2004(Temp), f. 4-29-04, cert. ef. 5-1-04 thru 10-26-04; DFW 52-2004(Temp), f. 6-11-04, cert. ef. 6-25-04 thru 12-21-04; DFW 58-2004(Temp), f. 6-24-04, cert. ef. 6-27-04 thru 12-23-04; DFW 64-2004(Temp), f. 6-30-04, cert. ef. 7-3-04 thru 12-30-04; DFW 65-2004(Temp), f. 7-6-04, cert. ef. 7-11-04 thru 12-31-04; DFW 117-2004, f. 12-13-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; DFW 118-2004(Temp), f. 12-13-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05 thru 5-31-05; DFW 128-2004(Temp), f. 12-23-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05 thru 5-31-05; Administrative correction 6-17-05; 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 64-2007(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 156-2008, f. 12-31-08, cert. ef. 1-1-09; DFW 144-2009, f. 12-8-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; DFW 151-2009(Temp), f. 12-22-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10 thru 3-31-10; DFW 28-2010(Temp), f. 3-9-10, cert. ef. 3-11-10 thru 3-31-10; Administrative correction 4-21-10; 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 152-2012, f. 12-27-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13; DFW 137-2013, f. 12-19-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14; DFW 10-2014(Temp), f. 2-12-14, cert. ef. 3-1-14 thru 3-31-14; Administrative correction, 4-24-14

635-023-0095

Sturgeon Season

(1) The 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations provide requirements for the Columbia River Zone and the Snake River 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) During the period from 12:01 a.m. Saturday, June 14, 2014 until further notice, the John Day Pool and adjacent tributaries are closed to retention of white sturgeon.

(3) Retention of white sturgeon between 38–54 inches in fork length is allowed Friday July 11, Saturday July 12, Friday July 18, and Saturday July 19, 2014 (4 days) in the mainstem Columbia River from Bonneville Dam upstream to The Dalles Dam (Bonneville Pool) including adjacent tributaries.

(4) During the period from 12:01 a.m. Friday, August 1, 2014 until further notice, The Dalles Pool and adjacent tributaries are closed to retention of white sturgeon.

(5) During the period from January 1, 2014 until further notice, the annual bag limit for white sturgeon is two (2) fish.

(6) Angling for sturgeon is prohibited from:

(a) Bonneville Dam downstream 9 miles to a line crossing the Columbia River from Navigation Marker 82 on the Oregon shore westerly to a boundary marker on the Washington shore upstream of Fir Point from May 1 through August 31;

(b) Highway 395 Bridge upstream to McNary Dam;

(c) From the west end of the grain silo at Rufus upstream to John Day Dam during May 1 through July 31;

(d) From the Dalles Dam downstream 1.8 miles to the east (upstream) dock at the Port of The Dalles boat ramp on the the Oregon shore straight across to a marker on the Washington shore from May 1 through July 31, 2014; and

(e) The upper and lower ends of Sand Island and corresponding markers on the Oregon shoreline (slough at Rooster Rock State Park) from January 1 through April 30.

(7) The mainstem Columbia River from McNary Dam upstream to the Oregon-Washington border at river mile 309.5 is open to retention of white sturgeon with a fork length of 43–54 inches, seven days per week from February 1 through July 31.

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

(9) Catch-and-release angling is allowed year-round except as described above in sections (6)(a) through (6)(e).

(10) During the period from January 1, 2014 until further notice, the mainstem Columbia River from the mouth at Buoy 10 upstream to Bonneville including Oregon tributaries upstream to the mainline railroad bridges, is closed to the retention of white sturgeon.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.118, 506.109 & 506.129
Stats. Implemented: ORS 506.119 & 507.030
Hist.: DFW 129-2004(Temp), f. 12-23-04, cert. ef 1-1-05 thru 2-28-05; DFW 6-2005, f. & cert. ef. 2-14-05; DFW 22-2005(Temp), f. 4-1-05, cert. ef. 4-30-05 thru 7-31-05; DFW 50-2005(Temp), f. 6-3-05, cert. ef. 6-11-05 thru 11-30-05; DFW 60-2005(Temp), f. 6-21-05, cert. ef. 6-24-05 thru 12-21-05; DFW 65-2005(Temp), f. 6-30-05, cert. ef. 7-10-05 thru 12-31-05; DFW 76-2005(Temp), f. 7-14-05, cert. ef. 7-18-05 thru 12-31-05; 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 19-2006(Temp), f. 4-6-06, cert. ef. 4-8-06 thru 7-31-06; DFW 54-2006(Temp), f. 6-29-06, cert. ef. 7-1-06 thru 12-27-06; DFW 62-2006(Temp), f. 7-13-06, cert. ef. 7-24-06 thru 12-31-06; 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 9-2007, f. & cert. ef. 2-14-07; DFW 20-2007(Temp), f. 3-26-07, cert. ef. 3-28-07 thru 7-30-07; DFW 38-2007(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 5-31-07 thru 11-26-07; DFW 59-2007(Temp), f. 7-18-07, cert .ef. 7-29-07 thru 12-31-07; DFW 75-2007(Temp), f. 8-17-07, cert. ef. 8-18-07 thru 12-31-07; DFW 102-2007(Temp), f. 9-28-07, cert. ef. 10-1-07 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 8-2008, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-08; DFW 23-2008(Temp), f. 3-12-08, cert. ef. 3-15-08 thru 9-10-08; DFW 28-2008(Temp), f. 3-24-08, cert. ef. 3-26-08 thru 9-10-08; DFW 72-2008(Temp), f. 6-30-08, cert. ef. 7-10-08 thru 12-31-08; DFW 78-2008(Temp), f. 7-9-08, cert. ef. 7-12-08 thru 12-31-08; 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 18-2009, f. & cert. ef. 2-26-09; DFW 33-2009(Temp), f. 4-2-09, cert ef. 4-13-09 thru 10-9-09; DFW 63-2009(Temp), f. 6-3-09, cert. ef. 6-6-09 thru 10-9-09; DFW 83-2009(Temp), f. 7-8-09, cert. ef. 7-9-09 thru 12-31-09; DFW 86-2009(Temp), f. 7-22-09, cert. ef. 7-24-09 thru 12-31-09; DFW 144-2009, f. 12-8-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; DFW 13-2010(Temp), f. 2-16-10, cert. ef. 2-21-10 thru 7-31-10; DFW 19-2010(Temp), f. 2-26-10, cert. ef. 3-1-10 thru 8-27-10; DFW 34-2010, f. 3-16-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10; DFW 49-2010(Temp), f. 4-27-10, cert. ef. 4-29-10 thru 7-31-10; DFW 50-2010(Temp), f. 4-29-10, cert. ef. 5-6-10 thru 11-1-10; DFW 88-2010(Temp), f. 6-25-10, cert. ef. 6-26-10 thru 7-31-10; DFW 91-2010(Temp), f. 6-29-10, cert. ef. 8-1-10 thru 12-31-10; DFW 99-2010(Temp), f. 7-13-10, cert. ef. 7-15-10 thru 12-31-10; DFW 165-2010(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 11-2011(Temp), f. 2-10-11, cert. ef. 2-11-1 thru 7-31-11; DFW 23-2011, f. & cert. ef. 3-21-11; DFW 26-2011(Temp), f. 4-5-11, cert. ef. 4-10-11 thru 9-30-11; DFW 74-2011(Temp), f. 6-24-11, cert. ef. 6-27-11 thru 7-31-11; DFW 87-2011(Temp), f. 7-8-11, cert. ef. 7-9-11 thru 7-31-11; DFW 96-2011(Temp), f. 7-20-11, cert. ef. 7-30-11 thru 12-31-11; DFW 129-2011(Temp), f. 9-15-11, cert. ef. 9-30-11 thru 12-31-11; DFW 163-2011, f. 12-27-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; DFW 1-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 1-5-12 thru 7-2-12; DFW 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 2-7-12; DFW 16-2012(Temp), f. 2-14-12, cert. ef. 2-18-12 thru 7-31-12; DFW 44-2012(Temp), f. 5-1-12, cert. ef. 5-20-12 thru 7-31-12; DFW 73-2012(Temp), f. 6-29-12, cert. ef. 7-1-12 thru 8-31-12; DFW 97-2012(Temp), f. 7-30-12, cert. ef. 8-1-12 thru 12-31-12; DFW 129-2012(Temp), f. 10-3-12, cert. ef. 10-20-12 thru 12-31-12; DFW 140-2012(Temp), f. 10-31-12, cert. ef. 11-4-12 thru 12-31-12; DFW 152-2012, f. 12-27-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13; DFW 154-2012(Temp), f. 12-28-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13 thru 2-28-13; DFW 12-2013(Temp), f. 2-12-13, 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 47-2013(Temp), f. 5-30-13, cert. ef. 6-14-13 thru 9-30-13; DFW 59-2013(Temp), f. 6-19-13, cert. ef. 6-21-13 thru 10-31-13; DFW 64-2013(Temp), f. 6-27-13, cert. ef. 6-29-13 thru 10-31-13; DFW 104-2013(Temp), f. 9-13-13, cert. ef. 10-19-13 thru 12-31-13; DFW 126-2013(Temp), f. 10-31-13, cert. ef. 11-12-13 thru 12-31-13; DFW 135-2013(Temp), f. 12-12-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14 thru 1-31-14; DFW 137-2013, f. 12-19-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14; DFW 5-2014(Temp), f. 1-30-14, cert. ef. 2-1-14 thru 7-30-14; DFW 14-2014(Temp), f. 2-20-14, cert. ef. 2-24-14 thru 7-31-14; DFW 27-2014(Temp), f. 3-28-14, cert. ef. 5-1-14 thru 7-31-14; DFW 56-2014(Temp), f. 6-9-14, cert. ef. 6-13-14 thru 7-31-14; DFW 87-2014(Temp), f. 7-2-14, cert. ef. 7-11-14 thru 12-31-14; DFW 94-2014(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-14-14 thru 12-31-14

635-023-0125

Spring Sport Fishery

(1) The 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations provide requirements for the Columbia River Zone and the Snake River 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) The Columbia River is open from January 1 through March 31 from the mouth at Buoy 10 upstream to the I-5 Bridge with the following restrictions:

(a) Adipose fin-clipped Chinook salmon and adipose fin-clipped steelhead may be retained.

(b) All non-adipose fin-clipped Chinook salmon and non-adipose fin-clipped steelhead must be released immediately unharmed.

(c) Catch limits of two adult adipose fin-clipped salmon or two adult adipose fin-clipped steelhead may be retained per day. Catch limits for jacks remain in effect as per the 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations.

(3) For the mainstem Columbia River salmon and steelhead fishery upstream of the Rocky Point-Tongue Point line to McNary Dam from February 15 through June 15 it is unlawful when fishing from vessels which are less than 30 feet in length, substantiated by Coast Guard documentation or Marine Board registration, to totally remove from the water any salmon or steelhead required to be released.

[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.: DFW 11-2004, f. & cert. ef. 2-13-04; DFW 17-2004(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-10-04 thru 7-31-04; DFW 29-2004(Temp), f. 4-15-04, cert. ef. 4-22-04 thru 7-31-04; DFW 30-2004(Temp), f. 4-21-04, cert. ef. 4-22-04 thru 7-31-04; DFW 36-2004(Temp), f. 4-29-04, cert. ef. 5-1-04 thru 7-31-04; DFW 39-2004(Temp), f. 5-5-04, cert.ef. 5-6-04 thru 7-31-04; DFW 44-2004(Temp), f. 5-17-04, cert. ef. 5-20-04 thru 7-31-04; DFW 51-2004(Temp), f. 6-9-04, cert. ef. 6-16-04 thru 7-31-04; Administrative correction 8-19-04; DFW 117-2004, f. 12-13-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; DFW 6-2005, f. & cert. ef. 2-14-05; DFW 27-2005(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-20-05 thru 6-15-05; DFW 35-2005(Temp), f. 5-4-05, cert. ef. 5-5-05 thru 10-16-05; DFW 38-2005(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 5-10-05 thru 10-16-05; DFW 44-2005(Temp), f. 5-17-05, cert. ef. 5-22-05 thru 10-16-05; DFW 51-2005(Temp), f. 6-3-05, cert. ef. 6-4-05 thru 7-31-05; Administrative correction 11-18-05; DFW 136-2005, f. 12-7-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; DFW 5-2006, f. & cert. ef. 2-15-06; DFW 21-2006(Temp), f. 4-13-06, cert. ef. 4-14-06 thru 5-15-06; DFW 27-2006(Temp), f. 5-12-06, cert. ef. 5-13-06 thru 6-15-06; DFW 29-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 5-16-06 thru 7-31-06; DFW 79-2006, f. 8-11-06, cert. ef. 1-1-07; DFW 7-2007(Temp), f. 1-31-07, cert. ef. 2-1-07 thru 7-30-07; DFW 9-2007, f. & cert. ef. 2-14-07; DFW 28-2007(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-26-07 thru 7-26-07; DFW 33-2007(Temp), f. 5-15-07, cert. ef. 5-16-07 thru 7-30-07; DFW 37-2007(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 5-31-07 thru 7-30-07; DFW 39-2007(Temp), f. 6-5-07, cert. ef. 6-6-07 thru 7-31-07; DFW 136-2007, f. 12-31-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; DFW 13-2008(Temp), f. 2-21-08, cert. ef. 2-25-08 thru 8-22-08; DFW 17-2008(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 2-27-08 thru 8-22-08; DFW 35-2008(Temp), f. 4-17-08, cert. ef. 4-21-08 thru 8-22-08; DFW 49-2008(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 5-13-08 thru 6-15-08; Administrative correction 7-22-08; DFW 156-2008, f. 12-31-08, cert. ef. 1-1-09; DFW 10-2009(Temp), f. 2-13-09, cert. ef. 3-1-09 thru 6-15-09; DFW 18-2009, f. & cert. ef. 2-26-09; DFW 48-2009(Temp), f. 5-14-09, cert. ef. 5-15-09 thru 6-16-09; DFW 68-2009(Temp), f. 6-11-09, cert. ef. 6-12-09 thru 6-16-09; Administrative correction 7-21-09; DFW 144-2009, f. 12-8-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; DFW 19-2010(Temp), f. 2-26-10, cert. ef. 3-1-10 thru 8-27-10; DFW 23-2010(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-2-10 thru 8-27-10; DFW 45-2010(Temp), f. 4-21-10, cert. ef. 4-24-10 thru 7-31-10; DFW 49-2010(Temp), f. 4-27-10, cert. ef. 4-29-10 thru 7-31-10; DFW 55-2010(Temp), f. 5-7-10, cert. ef. 5-8-10 thru 7-31-10; Suspended by DFW 88-2010(Temp), f. 6-25-10, cert. ef. 6-26-10 thru 7-31-10; Administrative correction 8-18-10; DFW 171-2010, f. 12-30-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11; DFW 13-2011(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 2-14-11 thru 6-15-11; DFW 28-2011(Temp), f. 4-7-11, cert. ef. 4-8-11 thru 6-15-11; DFW 30-2011(Temp), f. 4-15-11, cert. ef. 4-16-11 thru 6-15-11; DFW 33-2011(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-21-11 thru 6-15-11; DFW 39-2011(Temp), f. 5-5-11, cert. ef. 5-7-11 thru 6-15-11; DFW 48-2011(Temp), f. 5-13-11, cert. ef. 5-15-11 thru 6-15-11; DFW 55-2011(Temp), f. 5-25-11, cert. ef. 5-27-11 thru 6-15-11; DFW 59-2011(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-2-11 thru 6-15-11; Administrative correction 6-28-11; DFW 163-2011, f. 12-27-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; DFW 8-2012(Temp), f. 2-6-12, cert. ef. 2-15-12 thru 6-15-12; DFW 31-2012(Temp), f. 4-5-12, cert. ef. 4-6-12 thru 6-15-12; DFW 33-2012(Temp), f. 4-12-12, cert. ef. 4-14-12 thru 6-15-12; DFW 45-2012(Temp), f. 5-1-12, cert. ef. 5-2-12 thru 7-31-12; DFW 47-2012(Temp), f. 5-15-12, cert. ef. 5-16-12 thru 7-31-12; DFW 49-2012(Temp), f. 5-18-12, cert. ef. 5-19-12 thru 7-31-12; DFW 51-2012(Temp), f. 5-23-12, cert. ef. 5-26-12 thru 7-31-12; Suspended by DFW 85-2012(Temp), f. 7-6-12, cert. ef. 7-9-12 thru 8-31-12; DFW 149-2012, f. 12-27-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13; DFW 12-2013(Temp), f. 2-12-13, cert. ef. 2-28-13 thru 7-31-13; DFW 26-2013(Temp), f. 4-4-13, cert. ef. 4-5-13 thru 7-1-13; DFW 38-2013(Temp), f. 5-22-13, cert. ef. 5-25-13 thru 7-1-13; DFW 49-2013(Temp), f. 6-7-13, cert. ef. 6-8-13 thru 6-30-13; Administrative correction, 7-18-13; DFW 137-2013, f. 12-19-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14; DFW 12-2014(Temp), f. 2-13-14, cert. ef. 3-1-14 thru 6-15-14; DFW 29-2014(Temp), f. 4-3-14, cert. ef. 4-4-14 thru 6-15-14; DFW 31-2014(Temp), f. 4-17-14, cert. ef. 4-19-14 thru 7-31-14; DFW 40-2014(Temp), f. 5-7-14, cert. ef. 5-9-14 thru 6-30-14; DFW 44-2014(Temp), f. 5-14-14, cert. ef. 5-15-14 thru 6-15-14; DFW 52-2014(Temp), f. 5-28-14, cert. ef. 5-31-14 thru 6-30-14; Administrative correction, 7-24-14

635-023-0128

Summer Sport Fishery

(1) The 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations provide requirements for the Columbia River Zone and the Snake River 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) Notwithstanding all other specifications and restrictions in the 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations:

(a) During the period from June 16 through July 31, 2014, the mainstem Columbia River is open to the retention of adipose fin-clipped jack Chinook (12–24 inches in length) and adipose fin-clipped steelhead from the Astoria-Megler Bridge upstream to the Oregon/Washington border.

(b) Retention of sockeye salmon and adipose fin-clipped adult summer Chinook (longer than 24 inches in length) is allowed:

(A) From the Astoria-Megler Bridge upstream to Bonneville Dam during the period from July 11 through July 31, 2014; and

(B) From Bonneville Dam upstream to the Oregon/Washington border during the period from June 16 through July 31, 2014.

(c) The combined daily bag limit for adult salmon and steelhead is two fish. All sockeye are considered adults in the daily limit. Only Chinook and steelhead which are adipose fin-clipped may be retained. The daily limit for jacks is five fish.

[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.: DFW 117-2004, f. 12-13-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; DFW 52-2005(Temp), f. 6-3-05, cert. ef. 6-16-05 thru 7-31-05; DFW 64-2005(Temp), f. 6-30-05, cert. ef. 7-1-05 thru 7-31-05; Administrative correction 8-17-05; DFW 26-2006(Temp), f. 4-20-06, cert. ef. 5-1-06 thru 10-27-06; DFW 79-2006, f. 8-11-06, cert. ef. 1-1-07; DFW 24-2007, f. 4-16-07, cert. ef. 5-1-07; DFW 51-2007(Temp), f. 6-29-07, cert. ef. 7-2-07 thru 7-31-07; DFW 136-2007, f. 12-31-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; DFW 36-2008, f. 4-21-08, cert. ef. 5-1-08; DFW 61-2008(Temp), f. 6-13-08, cert. ef. 6-16-08 thru 7-31-08; DFW 68-2008(Temp), f. 6-20-08, cert. ef. 6-21-08 thru 8-31-08; DFW 71-2008(Temp), f. 6-27-08, cert. ef. 6-28-08 thru 8-31-08; Administrative correction 9-29-08; DFW 156-2008, f. 12-31-08, cert. ef. 1-1-09; DFW 52-2009, f. & cert. ef. 5-18-09; DFW 69-2009(Temp), f. 6-11-09, cert. ef. 6-16-09 thru 7-31-09; Administrative correction 8-21-09; DFW 144-2009, f. 12-8-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; DFW 77-2010, f. 6-8-10, cert. ef. 6-16-10; DFW 88-2010(Temp), f. 6-25-10, cert. ef. 6-26-10 thru 7-31-10; Administrative correction 8-18-10; DFW 171-2010, f. 12-30-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11; DFW 65-2011(Temp), f. 6-14-11, cert. ef. 6-16-11 thru 7-31-11; DFW 95-2011(Temp), f. 7-15-11, cert. ef. 7-18-11 thru 7-31-11; Administrative correction 9-23-11; DFW 163-2011, f. 12-27-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; DFW 64-2012(Temp), f. 6-12-12, cert. ef. 6-16-12 thru 7-31-12; [DFW 85-2012(Temp), f. 7-6-12, cert. ef. 7-9-12 thru 8-31-12; Temporary Suspended by DFW 100-2012(Temp), f. 7-31-12, cert. ef. 8-1-12 thru 12-31-12]; DFW 149-2012, f. 12-27-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13; DFW 55-2013(Temp), f. 6-12-13, cert. ef. 6-16-13 thru 7-31-13; DFW 66-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-27-13 thru 7-31-13; DFW 70-2013(Temp), f. 7-11-13, cert. ef. 7-13-13 thru 7-31-13; Administrative correction, 8-21-13; DFW 137-2013, f. 12-19-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14; DFW 68-2014(Temp), f. 6-12-14, cert. ef. 6-16-14 thru 7-31-14; DFW 85-2014(Temp), f. 7-2-14, cert. ef. 7-3-14 thru 7-31-14; DFW 92-2014(Temp), f. 7-10-14, cert. ef. 7-11-14 thru 7-31-14

635-023-0130

Fall Sport Fishery

(1) The 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations provide requirements for the Columbia River Zone and the Snake River 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) Notwithstanding all other specifications and restrictions in the 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations:

(a) Effective August 1 through December 31, in the mainstem Columbia River from a north-south line through Buoy 10 upstream to a line projected from Rocky Point on the Washington bank through Red Buoy 44 to the navigation light at Tongue Point on the Oregon bank, the combined bag limit for adult Chinook salmon, adipose fin-clipped coho salmon, and adipose fin-clipped steelhead is two fish per day of which only one may be a Chinook salmon; except: retention of Chinook salmon is prohibited during September 1 through December 31;

(b) Effective August 1 through December 31, in the mainstem Columbia River from a line projected from Rocky Point on the Washington bank through Red Buoy 44 to the navigation light at Tongue Point on the Oregon bank upstream to Bonneville Dam, the combined bag limit for adult salmon and adipose fin-clipped steelhead is two fish per day of which only one may be a Chinook salmon; except: retention of Chinook salmon is only allowed during August 1 through September 11 or until the harvest guideline is achieved, in the area bounded by a line projected from the Warrior Rock Lighthouse on the Oregon shore to Red Buoy #4 to a marker on the lower end of Bachelor Island, Washington, downstream to a line projected from Rocky Point on the Washington bank through Red Buoy 44 to the navigation light at Tongue Point on the Oregon bank.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.138, 496.146 & 506.119
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.162
Hist.: DFW 32-2004, f. 4-22-04, cert. ef. 5-1-04; DFW 92-2004(Temp), f. 9-2-04 cert. ef. 9-6-04 thru 12-31-04; DFW 96-2004(Temp), f. 9-20-04, cert. ef. 9-30-04 thru 12-31-04; DFW 117-2004, f. 12-13-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; DFW 25-2005, f. & cert. ef. 4-15-05; DFW 84-2005(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-1-05 thru 12-31-05; DFW 108-2005(Temp), f. 9-15-05, cert. ef. 9-17-05 thru 12-31-05; DFW 112-2005(Temp), f. 9-28-05, cert. ef. 9-30-05 thru 12-31-05; DFW 123-2005(Temp), f. 10-18-05, cert. ef. 10-20-05 thru 12-31-05; DFW 136-2005, f. 12-7-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; DFW 26-2006(Temp), f. 4-20-06, cert. ef. 5-1-06 thru 10-27-06; DFW 79-2006, f. 8-11-06, cert. ef. 1-1-07; DFW 100-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-14-06 thru 12-31-06; DFW 109-2006(Temp), f. 9-29-06, cert. ef. 9-30-06 thru 12-31-06; DFW 113-2006(Temp), f. 10-12-06, cert. ef. 10-13-06 thru 12-31-06; DFW 24-2007, f. 4-16-07, cert. ef. 5-1-07; DFW 92-2007(Temp), f. 9-18-07, cert. ef. 9-19-07 thru 12-31-07; DFW 96-2007(Temp), f. 9-21-07, cert. ef. 9-22-07 thru 12-31-07; DFW 101-2007(Temp), f. 9-28-07, cert. ef. 9-29-07 thru 12-31-07; DFW 136-2007, f. 12-31-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; DFW 36-2008, f. 4-21-08, cert. ef. 5-1-08; DFW 99-2008(Temp), f. 8-22-08, cert. ef. 8-25-08 thru 12-31-08; DFW 104-2008(Temp), f. 8-29-08, cert. ef. 8-31-08 thru 12-31-08; DFW 115-2008(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-18-08 thru 12-31-08; DFW 118-2008(Temp), f. 9-24-08, cert. ef. 9-25-08 thru 12-31-08; DFW 156-2008, f. 12-31-08, cert. ef. 1-1-09; DFW 52-2009, f. & cert. ef. 5-18-09; DFW 133-2009(Temp), f. 10-20-09, cert. ef. 10-22-09 thru 12-31-09; DFW 144-2009, f. 12-8-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; DFW 77-2010, f. 6-8-10, cert. ef. 6-16-10, DFW 131-2010(Temp), f. 9-21-10, cert. ef. 9-22-10 thru 10-31-10; DFW 145-2010(Temp). f. 10-13-10, cert. ef. 10-15-10 thru 12-31-10; DFW 171-2010, f. 12-30-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11; DFW 100-2011(Temp), f. 7-27-11, cert. ef. 8-1-11 thru 12-31-11; DFW 127-2011(Temp), f. 9-14-11, cert. ef. 9-16-11 thru 12-31-11; DFW 163-2011, f. 12-27-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; DFW 100-2012(Temp), f. 7-31-12, cert. ef. 8-1-12 thru 12-31-12; DFW 149-2012, f. 12-27-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13; DFW 81-2013(Temp), f. 7-26-13, cert. ef. 8-1-13 thru 12-31-13; DFW 92-2013(Temp), f. 8-22-13, cert. ef. 8-23-13 thru 12-31-13; DFW 100-2013(Temp), f. 9-12-13, cert. ef. 9-13-13 thru 12-31-13; DFW 107-2013(Temp), f. 9-25-13, cert. ef 9-26-13 thru 12-31-13; DFW 137-2013, f. 12-19-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14

635-023-0134

Snake River Fishery

(1) The 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations provide requirements for the Snake River 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) Notwithstanding, all other specifications and restrictions as outlined in the 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations, the following conditions apply:

(a) The Snake River from Dug Bar boat ramp upstream to the deadline below Hell’s Canyon Dam is open seven (7) days per week, effective Saturday, April 26, 2014 until further notice.

(b) Daily bag limit is Four (4) adipose fin-clipped spring Chinook salmon per day, of which no more than two (2) can be an adult in excess of 24 inches in length. Anglers must cease fishing for salmon for the day when either four (4) salmon or two (2) adult salmon have been retained, whichever comes first.

(c) Barbless hooks are required.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.138, 496.146 & 506.119
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.162 & 506.129
Hist.: DFW 117-2004, f. 12-13-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; DFW 47-2005(Temp), f. 5-19-05, cert. ef. 5-21-05 thru 6-20-05; Administrative correction 7-20-05; DFW 31-2006(Temp), f. 5-18-06, cert. ef. 5-20-06 thru 6-19-06; Administrative correction 7-21-06; DFW 31-2007(Temp), f. 5-9-07, cert. ef. 5-11-07 thru 6-18-07; DFW 43-2007(Temp), f. 6-14-07, cert. ef. 6-19-07 thru 7-2-07; Administrative correction 2-8-08; DFW 43-2008(Temp), f. 4-25-08, cert. ef. 4-26-08 thru 7-20-08; DFW 64-2008(Temp), f. 6-18-08, cert. ef. 6-21-08 thru 7-31-08; Administrative correction 8-21-08; DFW 156-2008, f. 12-31-08, cert. ef. 1-1-09; DFW 58-2009(Temp), f. 5-27-09, cert. ef. 5-30-09 thru 7-12-09; DFW 80-2009(Temp), f. 6-30-09, cert. ef 7-1-09 thru 7-17-09; Administrative correction 7-21-09; DFW 128-2009(Temp), f. 10-12-09, cert. ef. 10-18-09 thru 4-15-10; DFW 144-2009, f. 12-8-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; DFW 42-2010(Temp), f. 4-13-10, cert. ef. 4-24-10 thru 7-31-10; DFW 107-2010(Temp), f. 7-26-10, cert. ef. 7-31-10 thru 8-4-10; Administrative correction, 8-18-10; DFW 119-2010(Temp), f. 8-18-10, cert. ef. 9-1-10 thru 12-31-10; DFW 171-2010, f. 12-30-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11; DFW 29-2011(Temp), f. 4-12-11, cert. ef. 4-23-11 thru 10-19-11; DFW 118-2011(Temp), f. 8-23-11, cert. ef. 9-1-11 thru 12-31-11; DFW 163-2011, f. 12-27-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; DFW 35-2012(Temp), f. 4-16-12, cert. ef. 4-22-12 thru 9-30-12; DFW 93-2012(Temp), f. 7-24-12, cert. ef. 8-5-12 thru 9-30-12; DFW 109-2012(Temp), f. 8-21-12, cert. ef. 9-1-12 thru 12-31-12; DFW 149-2012, f. 12-27-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13; DFW 29-2013(Temp), f. 4-25-13, cert. ef. 5-4-13 thru 9-30-13; DFW 76-2013(Temp), f. 7-16-13, cert. ef. 7-21-13 thru 9-30-13; DFW 94-2013(Temp), f. 8-23-13, cert. ef. 9-1-13 thru 11-30-13; Administrative correction, 12-19-13; DFW 137-2013, f. 12-19-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14; DFW 33-2014(Temp), f. 4-21-14, cert. ef. 4-26-14 thru 9-30-14

635-023-0140

Youngs Bay Control Zone

(1) The 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations provide requirements for the Columbia River 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) The Youngs Bay Control Zone is closed to recreational angling from August 1 through September 15.

(a) The Youngs Bay Control Zone is defined as those waters southerly of a line originating on the Oregon shore at the east end of the seawall at the Warrenton Fiber log yard (approximately river mile 10.1) northeasterly through green navigation buoys 29, 31, 33, and 35A to the center of the Astoria-Megler Bridge abutment adjacent to, and north of the ship channel, and continuing southerly in line with the center of the Megler Bridge span to the Oregon shore.

(b) The Youngs Bay Control Zone includes all waters from the line defined in section (2)(a) above south to the Highway 101 Bridge.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.138, 496.146 & 506.119
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.162, 506.129 & SB 830 (2013)
Hist.: DFW 4-2014(Temp), f. 1-23-14, cert. ef. 2-1-14 thru 7-30-14; DFW 9-2014, f. & cert. ef. 2-10-14

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