Tribal fishers wetted their nets Tuesday in their annual pursuit of
what has become the last viable commercial Indian fishery on the Columbia
The Columbia River Compact on Friday (Aug. 21) endorsed a tribal plan
that opens Region 6 (between Bonneville and McNary dams) from 6 a.m. to
6 p.m. Aug. 25-29 and Sept. 1-5. Primary targets will be upriver brights
or fall chinook headed for the Hanford Reach.
The Compact decision came three days later than expected because …