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Willamette Zone MapSport Fishing Regulation Updates - Willamette Zone

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Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations provide requirements for all zones. However, additional regulations may be adopted in this rule division from time to time and to the extent of any inconsistency, they supersede the printed Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations booklet.

 Willamette Zone Updates

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Revised September 26, 2014

 

Steelhead fishing on the Clackamas River
Steelhead fishing on the Clackamas
-Photo by Jessica Sall-

CLACKAMAS RIVER: coho salmon

  • Beginning Friday, Sept. 26  through Dec. 31, 2014, anglers may retain three adipose fin-clipped coho.
  • Consult the 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations for more information on regulations, seasons and bag limits for steelhead and other salmon species.

Barbless hooks required from the mouth to the 99E Bridge when fishing for salmon, steelhead and trout.

EAGLE CREEK: coho salmon

  • Beginning Friday, Sept. 26  through Dec. 31, 2014, anglers may retain three adipose fin-clipped coho.
  • Consult the 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations for more information on regulations, seasons and bag limits for steelhead and other salmon species.

SANDY RIVER: coho salmon, sturgeon

  • Beginning Friday, Sept. 26 through Dec. 31, 2014, anglers may retain three adipose fin-clipped coho.
  • Consult the 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations for more information on regulations, seasons and bag limits for steelhead and other salmon species

  • Retention of white sturgeon is prohibited in 2014.
  • Fishing for sturgeon, including catch-and-release, is prohibited in the Sandy River during Jan. 1 - April 30, 2014 and Dec.r 1-31, 2014.

WILLAMETTE RIVER, Mouth to Willamette Falls, including Multnomah Channel

Salmon and Steelhead

  • Barbless hooks required from the mouth to Willamette Falls, including the Multnomah Channel and Gilbert River, when fishing for salmon, steelhead and trout.
  • Beginning Friday, Sept. 26 through Dec. 31, 2014, anglers may retain three adipose fin-clipped coho. Does not apply to areas above Willamette Falls where the coho bag limit remains two adipose or non-adipose fin clipped coho.
  • This area is open to retention of adipose fin-clipped steelhead and adipose fin-clipped Chinook salmon the entire year under permanent rules.
  • Consult the 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations for more information on regulations, seasons and bag limits for steelhead and salmon.
  • Bank angling is prohibited from the east shore of the Willamette River the entire year at the “Oregon City Wall” defined as the area beginning west of Highway 99E, at the northern-most extent of the parking area near the intersection of 8th Street and Highway 99E in Oregon City, approximately 290 feet downstream of the Oregon City/West Linn bridge (Hwy 43) and extending upstream approximately 1715 feet to the retaining wall extending into the Willamette River at the NW corner of the Blue Heron Paper Mill.
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