Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife October 29, 2012
Joint State Action
In joint Oregon and Washington state action the states discussed the following recreational fishery and took the following action:
Zone 6 White Sturgeon Recreational Fishery
The Dalles Reservoir (The Dalles Dam to John Day Dam)
Effective 12:01 AM Sunday November 4, 2012 the retention of white sturgeon in the Columbia River and tributaries between The Dalles and John Day dams will be prohibited through December 31, 2012.
Catch limits and other restrictions in the 2012 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations pamphlet remain in effect the entire year.
No Compact or Joint State Hearings have been scheduled at this time.
For information concerning these decisions see the October 29, 2012 Fall Fact Sheet #11 at: http://www.dfw.state.or.us/fish/OSCRP/CRM/fact_sheets.asp