2021 Columbia River Annual Commercial and Subsistence Regulations

Posted by Chelsey Dick on 12/30/2020 12:00:00 PM

COLUMBIA RIVER COMMERCIAL AND SUBSISTENCE FISHERIES
2021 ANNUAL REGULATIONS


Pursuant to Chapter 2, Section 2 of the Fish & Wildlife Code of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, the Fish and Wildlife Commission jurisdiction includes the Umatilla Indian Reservation as well as those off-reservation usual and accustomed fishing sites and hunting areas wherein the members of the Confederated Tribes may exercise fishing and hunting rights pursuant to the Treaty of 1855.


Pursuant to Sections 7 & 8, of the Fish & Wildlife Code of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, the Fish & Wildlife Commission has the authority to establish regulations for CTUIR ceremonial, subsistence and commercial fisheries. Pursuant to that authority the Fish & Wildlife Commission approved the following fishing regulations for CTUIR tribal fishers. These regulations shall become effective immediately.


Tributary fisheries in the mainstem Snake River, Northeast Oregon and Southeast Washington will be developed in conjunction with up to date run forecast information. In addition, pacific lamprey and smelt subsistence fisheries will be pursued for the lower Columbia River tributaries. For specific information regarding tributary fisheries; see www.ctuir.org, or CTUIR Facebook page.

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The attached 2021 Columbia River Annual Commercial and Subsistence Regulations were approved by Fish & Wildlife Commission on December 28, 2020.