Zone 6 Commercial Gillnet Fishery for September 28 - October 1

Posted by Chelsey Dick on 9/25/2020 12:00:00 PM

ZONE 6 COMMERCIAL SALMON GILLNET FISHERY


Area: All of Zone 6


Dates: 6 AM Monday, September 28 to 6 PM Thursday, October 1, (3 nights).


Gear: Set and Drift Gillnets with an 8-inch minimum mesh size restriction.


Allowable Sales: Salmon (any species), steelhead, shad, yellow perch, bass, walleye, catfish and carp may be sold or retained for subsistence. Fish landed during the open periods are allowed to be sold after the period concludes. Sturgeon may not be sold, but sturgeon from 38 to 54 inches fork length in the Bonneville Pool and sturgeon from 43 to 54 inches fork length in The Dalles and John Day Pools and may be kept for subsistence purposes.


Closed Areas: River mouth and dam closed areas applicable to gillnets in effect. The Spring Creek Hatchery sanctuary will be reduced to 150 feet around the hatchery ladder.

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The attached Zone 6 Commercial Gillnet Fishery for September 28-October 1 were approved by Fish & Wildlife Commission on September 24, 2020.