States Extend Summer Chinook Fishing; Close Shad Fishing In Bonneville Pool To Protect Endangered Sockeye

Oregon and Washington added seven more days – July 9 to July 15 – of recreational angling for hatchery summer chinook on the mainstem Columbia River, but closed shad fishing in the Bonneville Dam pool as a way to protect endangered Snake River sockeye salmon. Shad fishermen have been catching too many of the sockeye incidentally.

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