Sturgeon retention by sports fishery to close in Bonneville, The Dalles pools
Action: Closes retention of sturgeon in Bonneville and The Dalles pools.
Effective date: March 25, 2017, until further notice.
Species affected: White sturgeon.
Locations: The Columbia River and tributaries from Bonneville Dam upstream to John Day Dam.
Reason for action: The harvest guidelines for both pools are expected to be reached by the effective date of this rule.
Other information: Catch-and-release fishing remains open in both the Bonneville and The Dalles pools.
This concludes our 2017 Columbia River Fishing Report
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