Columbia Zone Fishing
-Photo by Charlotte Ganskopp-
Weekend Fishing Opportunities:
- Steelhead angling is excellent in the John Day Arm.
- White sturgeon retention is closed but remains an option for catch-and-release fishing.
Current Columbia River regulations for salmon, steelhead, shad and sturgeon can be found at the Sport Fishing Regulation Update page.
Salmon, Steelhead and Shad
The salmonid creel program on the lower Columbia has ended for the year and will resume February of 2015.
John Day Pool (Columbia River above John Day Dam and John Day Arm):
Weekly checking showed nine adipose fin-clipped steelhead kept, plus 27 unclipped steelhead released for 21 boats.
Catch-and-release only. No report.
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