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Fishing the Columbia
Fishing the Columbia
-Photo by Kathy Munsel, ODFW-
Columbia River Endorsement Areas

Joint-State Columbia River Salmon Fishery Policy Review Committee (PRC) Meetings

November 8, 2021 – 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.

September 16, 2021 – 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

August 27, 2021 10:00 a.m. - noon

July 28, 2021 2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

May 26th, 2021 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

March 31, 2021 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

January 27, 2021 1 – 4 p.m.

November 18, 2019 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Washington Fish and Wildlife Region 5 Office, Conference Room 102 A and B
5525 S 11th St. Ridgefield, WA 98642

October 1, 2019 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Oregon Fish & Wildlife Commission Room
4034 Fairview Industrial Drive SE
Salem, OR 97302

August 29, 2019 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Washington Fish and Wildlife Region 5 Office, Conference Room 102 A and B
5525 S 11th St. Ridgefield, WA 98642

August 1, 2019 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission Room
4034 Fairview Industrial Drive SE, Salem, Oregon

March 14, 2019 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Washington Fish and Wildlife Region 5 Office, Conference Room 102 A and B
5525 S 11th St. Ridgefield, WA 98642

February 26, 2019 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission Room
4034 Fairview Industrial Drive SE, Salem, Oregon

February 6, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Washington Fish and Wildlife Region 5 Office, Conference Room 102 A and B
5525 S 11th St. Ridgefield, WA 98642

January 17, 2019 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission Room
4034 Fairview Industrial Drive SE, Salem, Oregon


2014

2014 Columbia River Pilot Seine Fishery

In August and September 2014,  a pilot fishery was used to help evaluate the use of seine nets for selective fishing during the commercial salmon fishery in the lower mainstem Columbia River.

        More about this pilot fishery (pdf)

New Columbia River Basin endorsement

In October 2013 the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission established a Columbia River Endorsement that will be required for salmon, steelhead and sturgeon fishing on the Columbia and Snake rivers, and their tributaries, beginning Jan.1, 2014.

The cost, geographic scope and genesis of the endorsement

Columbia River Enhancement Fund spending details

Fiscal Impact Statement for Columbia River Fishery Management for 2013 and Beyond (pdf)

Commission meetings

Dec. 7, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Holiday Inn, Portland Airport
8439 NE Columbia Blvd., Portland, OR  97220

Meeting materials (pdfs):

The complete Commission meeting agenda and background materials

Nov. 9, 8:30 a.m.
ODFW Headquarters, Commission Room
3406 Cherry Ave. NE, Salem, OR 97303

The full Commission will be briefed on the Columbia River fisheries reform process. This will be informational only and there will be significant opportunity for public comment.

Workgroup meetings

Sept. 21, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Washington Natural Resources Building, Rm. 172
1111 Washington St. SE, Olympia, WA  98501

Meeting materials (pdfs):

Oct. 18, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Airport Embassy Suites, Spruce Room
7900 NE 82nd Ave., Portland, Oregon, 97220

Meeting materials (pdfs):

Members of the public who can’t attend the meeting in-person can follow the proceedings via live video streaming (requires Adobe Flash).

Nov. 15, 2012, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Best Western Ocean View Resort
414 North Prom, Seaside, OR 97138

Meeting materials (pdfs):

Members of the public who can’t attend the meeting in-person can follow the proceedings via live video streaming (requires Adobe Flash).

Additional meeting materials will be posted as they become available.

Public Correspondence

News releases

Background information and useful links

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