Columbia River Reopens For Sturgeon Retention
Anglers can retain sturgeon Oct. 28 in the Columbia River
Action: Opens a section of the lower Columbia River for retention of legal-size sturgeon for one day.
Effective date: Oct. 28, 2017
Species affected: White sturgeon
Locations: The mainstem Columbia River from the Wauna powerlines to Bonneville Dam.
Reason for action: There is available sturgeon on the guideline for a one-day harvest.
Other information: Sturgeon available for retention must measure 44-50 inches from the tip of their nose to the fork in their tail (caudal fin).
Information contact: Region 5, Olaf Langness; 360-696-6741