A combined state and tribal supplementation effort has enabled fishery
managers to offer a lower Yakima River fall chinook sport fishery for the
first time in 34 years.
The season, the first since 1964, opened Sept. 1 and will run through
Oct. 31. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife says that anglers
will take about 410 of an estimated 4,000 fall chinook expected to return
to the river this fall.
The river is open to fishing from its mouth to the Chandler …