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Managers extend salmon fishing above Bonneville Dam
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June 2, 2011


CLACKAMAS, Ore. –Columbia River fishery managers yesterday extended the spring chinook fishery above Bonneville Dam through June 15, 2011.

The area from the Tower Island power line (approximately 6 miles below The Dalles Dam) upstream to the Oregon/Washington border AND the Oregon and Washington banks between Bonneville Dam and the Tower Island power lines will be open from Friday, June 3 through Wednesday, June 15. The area had been scheduled to close on June 2.

Anglers fishing above Bonneville Dam can keep sockeye salmon, adipose fin-clipped chinook salmon and adipose fin-clipped steelhead. The daily bag limit is two adult salmon or steelhead in combination, and an additional five fin-clipped jack chinook.  Sockeye salmon count towards the adult limit regardless of size.




Chris Kern (971) 673-6031
Jessica Sall (503) 947-6023

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