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2015 Recreational Fishing Rules Concise Explanatory Statement
Fish & Wildlife Commission
Meeting Jan. 8-10, 2015

2015 – 2016 Sportfishing Rule Proposals – Briefing and Public Hearing. Audio available.

Sportfishing Rule Changes for 2015-2016

View proposals and comments on proposals that were submitted by the public and WDFW staff.

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# 8. Snake River Sturgeon   
Closes harvest while maintaining catch and release fishing for sturgeon in the lower Snake River reservoirs, from Ice Harbor Dam upstream to the Oregon State border, including all tributaries of the S.....
# 9. Spring and Blue lakes year round season   
Change from March 1-October 31 season to year-round to provide additional late fall opportunity
Not Recommended for further consideration

Open a section of the Grande Ronde River for bass fishing
Extend fishing season on the Grande Ronde River to increase Smallmouth Bass fishing opportunity
Change all fishing rules on Mill Creek to catch and release only