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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

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