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Latest CBB News > Archives > August 28, 2008
August 28, 2008

Buoy 10 fishery Near The Mouth Of The Columbia Closed
Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2009 (PST)
Starting Sunday (Aug. 31), the Buoy 10 area near the mouth of the Columbia River will be closed to all salmon and steelhead fishing. Read More...  

Council Releases Draft Regional Fish And Wildlife Mitigation Program For Public Review
Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2009 (PST)
Draft amendments to the Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program won approval Thursday by a 6-2 vote during a special meeting of the Northwest Power and Conservation Council. Read More...  

Sockeye Returns Continue As Ribbon-Cutting Set Tuesday For Expanded Captive Breeding Facility
Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2009 (PST)
Sockeye salmon will be in the spotlight Tuesday when Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter takes part in two special events marking Idaho's largest sockeye run in more than three decades. Read More...  

Briefing Closed On Columbia River Sea Lion Removal Case; Oral Arguments Next Week
Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2009 (PST)
Federal, state and Humane Society attorneys continued legal arguments during the past few weeks over Congress' intent in allowing the lethal removal of sea lions only if they are having a "significant" negative impact on protected salmon. Read More...  

Fall Chinook Catch Rates Highest Since the 1980s; Record 14, 913 Fish Pass Dam In One Day
Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2009 (PST)
Too few upriver fall chinook salmon had been counted passing the Columbia River's Bonneville Dam through midweek to upgrade estimates of the size of the 2008 return. Read More...  

BPA Offers $10,000 In Weekly Prizes To Pikeminnow Anglers During September
Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2009 (PST)
The Northern Pikeminnow Sport Reward Fishery Program just got a little more lucrative for anglers who catch pikeminnow in September, thanks to a new weekly drawing that will distribute five weekly prizes worth $2,000 each. Read More...  

Parties Urge Oregon Commission To Raise Fish Consumption Rate Influencing Water Quality Rules
Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2009 (PST)
Tribal, state and federal representatives explained why Oregon’s fish consumption rate should be dramatically increased to protect public health when the Oregon Environmental Quality Commission met in Hermiston Friday, Aug. 22. Read More...  

Black Rock Group Offers Draft Legislation For Yakima/Columbia River Water Exchange
Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2009 (PST)
"A bunch of volunteers" from south-central Washington continues to make the pitch for construction of the so-called Black Rock Dam and reservoir to store water for fields, cities and salmon in the Yakima River watershed. Read More...  

Idaho Fish And Game Releases Releases Sport Fishing Economic Report
Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2009 (PST)
Idaho Fish And Game Releases Releases Sport Fishing Economic Report

Fishing in Idaho generated $437,631,735 in statewide retail sales in 2003 with an additional $12,289,806 for fishing licenses and permits.
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