Hanford Reach Steelhead Fishery Opens Early For Hatchery Steelhead Retention
Hanford Reach steelhead fishery opens early for retention of any hatchery steelhead; additional area opened upstream to Priest Rapids Dam
Action: Open the Columbia River to retention of any hatchery steelhead between the Highway 395 Bridge at Pasco and Priest Rapids Dam
Species affected: Hatchery steelhead
Locations and Dates:
Area 1: Highway 395 Bridge upstream to old Hanford townsite wooden powerline towers; Oct. 8, 2014 – Oct. 31, 2014.
Area 2: Old Hanford townsite wooden powerline towers to Vernita Bridge; Oct. 8 - Oct. 22, 2014.
Area 3: Vernita Bridge to Priest Rapids Dam; Oct. 8 – Oct. 22, 2014 and Nov. 27, 2014 – until further notice.