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deschutes riverThe Mid-Columbia District located in The Dalles

Fish and wildlife biologists from the Mid-Columbia District work to protect and enhance all species and their habitats within the geographic area of the District.

District Boundaries

Fish biologists in the Mid Columbia District manage all water bodies from the lower Deschutes River west to the crest of the Cascade Mountains. The northern boundary of the Mid Columbia District is the Columbia River. Major water ways include the lower Deschutes River basin from river mile 0 to 100, Fifteen Mile Creek, and the Hood River.

Wildlife biologists in the Mid Columbia District manage all wildlife and their habitat within Hood River County, Wasco County, and Sherman County. This area boasts incredibly diverse wildlife habitat from the slopes of Mt. Hood to the semi-arid canyons of the Deschutes and John Day Rivers.

Species Information and Fishing Seasons

Fish Trap Counts

Tag Returns

Annual Reports (pdfs)

Contact Information

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Mid Columbia District
3701 W. 13th St.
The Dalles, OR 97058


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