Chinook Fisheries On Lower Snake River To Close
May 15, 2014
OLYMPIA – Effective immediately, Snake River spring chinook fishing will close for the season below Ice Harbor Dam and Little Goose Dam, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced today.
The closure does not include spring chinook fisheries in the four miles below Lower Granite Dam, or in the Clarkston area. Both areas will remain open on a weekly schedule until further notice.
John Whalen, WDFW’s eastern region fish program manager, said the department is closing the fishery in the lower river, where most of the harvestable fish have been caught this season....