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sturgeon closure

Discussion in 'Northwest Fishing' started by oknow, Jun 23, 2016.

  1. oknow

    oknow amboy wa. Well-Known Member

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    Well if you missed the June 28th sturgeon fishing you may have missed the the season because they dropped the July 1 fishing.
     
  2. oknow

    oknow amboy wa. Well-Known Member

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    forgot to add that I was lucky enough to get on the water on the 18th
    with 3 others and we brought 25+ (lost count) fish to the boat even had 1 double
    and 2 keepers. Here is one.

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  3. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    BUBBLEGUM!!!!
    I got all geared up for the next opener!!!!!
    I wonder what made the deciding factor?
     
  4. oknow

    oknow amboy wa. Well-Known Member

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    We reached the magic number that the wizard of oz picked out

    WDFW FISHING RULE CHANGE
    Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
    600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091
    http://wdfw.wa.gov


    June 23, 2016

    Sport sturgeon retention season closes in Bonneville Pool

    Action: Closes retention of sturgeon in Bonneville Pool. The one-day retention opener scheduled for July 1 is rescinded.

    Effective dates: Immediately until further notice.

    Species affected: White sturgeon.

    Location: The Columbia River and tributaries from Bonneville Dam upstream to The Dalles Dam (Bonneville Reservoir).

    Reason for action: The harvest guideline of 325 fish has been reached.

    Other information: Catch-and-release fishing for sturgeon will continue to be allowed.

    The Bonneville Pool sturgeon spawning sanctuary is in place. The area from The Dalles Dam downstream 1.8 miles is closed to all sturgeon fishing through July 31.

    Information contact: Region 5 office: 360-696-6211.

    Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules pamphlet for details on fishing seasons and regulations. Fishing rules are subject to change. Check the WDFW Fishing hotline for the latest rule information at (360) 902-2500, press 2 for recreational rules. For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline call (360)796-3215 or toll free 1-866-880-5431.
    Persons with disabilities who need to receive this information in an alternative format or who need reasonable accommodations to participate in WDFW-sponsored public meetings or other activities may contact Dolores Noyes by phone (360-902-2349), TTY (360-902-2207), or email (dolores.noyes@dfw.wa.gov). For more information, see Accessing Washington's Outdoors | Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (http://wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/reasonable_request.html).

    This message has been sent to the WDFW Regulatory Information mailing list.
    Visit the Emergency Fishing Rule Website at: WDFW -- Washington State Sportfishing Rules (https://fortress.wa.gov/dfw/erules/efishrules/)
    To UNSUBSCRIBE from this mailing list: Unsubscribe from WDFW E-Mail Mailing Lists | Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (http://wdfw.wa.gov/lists/unsubscribe.html)
     
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  5. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    Yeah, it's almost like they always pull a number out of their bubblegum.....
     
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