Or. Admin. R. 635-042-0005 - Closed Areas

(1) Unless otherwise specified, the following waters of the Columbia River including all Oregon Columbia River tributaries are closed to the taking of fish for commercial purposes:
(2) The Columbia River from the ends of the jetties to a line projected from the knuckle of the south jetty on the Oregon bank to the inshore end of the north jetty on the Washington bank.
(3) An area at Grays Bay northerly of a line projected from the flashing green 4-second light at Rocky Point easterly to Harrington Point.
(4) The Columbia River within an area at the mouth of the Sandy River which is one-quarter mile in width extending out into the Columbia River from the Oregon bank at a right angle to the thread of the river between a point one mile below and a point at the upper easterly bank at the mouth of the Sandy River.
(5) An area near Elokomin Slough and Steamboat Slough to be described in-season as "Elokomin-A sanctuary" or "Elokomin-B sanctuary."
(a) "Elokomin-A sanctuary" means those waters of Elokomin Slough and the Columbia River lying northerly and easterly of a straight line from light "37" on the Washington shore to light "39" on Hunting Island.
(b) "Elokomin-B sanctuary" means those waters of Elokomin Slough, Steamboat Slough and the Columbia River lying inside, northerly and easterly of a straight line from light "35" (group flashing green) located on Price Island to light "39" (flashing green) on Hunting Island and northerly and easterly of a line between flashing light "33" on Price Island and quick flashing green light "31" on the Washington shore.
(6) An area at the mouth of Abernathy Creek extending out into the Columbia River from the Washington bank at a right angle to the thread of the Columbia River to midstream of the ship channel between points one-half mile above the upper easterly bank at the mouth of Abernathy Creek and 1,300 yards below Abernathy Creek at the 4-second flashing green light "81."
(7) The Columbia River and Carrolls Channel lying inside the center of the shipping channel between a fishing boundary marker at the junction of the Port of Longview docks and international paper docks on the Washington shore approximately one mile downstream from the Cowlitz River mouth and flashing green light "29A" on Cottonwood Island and also those waters of Carrolls Channel downstream of a line between a fishing boundary marker approximately 3,000 feet upstream of the Cowlitz River mouth and a fishing boundary marker on Cottonwood Island.
(8) An area at the mouth of the Kalama River to be described in-season as "Kalama-A sanctuary" or "Kalama-B sanctuary:"
(a) "Kalama-A sanctuary" means those waters of the Columbia River between a fishing boundary marker on the Washington shore approximately one mile downstream and a point one-half mile upstream of the mouth of the Kalama River and lying within one-quarter mile of the Washington shore;
(b) "Kalama-B sanctuary" means those waters of the Columbia River between a fishing boundary marker on the Washington shore approximately one mile downstream and a point one-half mile upstream of the mouth of the Kalama River and extending completely across the Columbia River, excepting those waters west of a line projected from Coffin Rock Light "42" in Oregon to the Kalama Range Light "47A" on the Washington shore.
(9) An area at the mouth of the Lewis River to be described in-season as "Lewis-A sanctuary" or "Lewis-B sanctuary:"
(a) "Lewis-A sanctuary" means those waters of the Columbia River between a point one mile downstream and a point one-half mile upstream of the mouth of the Lewis River and lying within one-quarter mile of the Washington shore;
(b) "Lewis-B sanctuary" means those waters of the Columbia River near the mouth of the Lewis River lying easterly of lines projected from light "79" (flashing green) to the Red Buoy No. 4 thence to a fishing boundary marker on Bachelor Island.
(10) The Columbia River and Camas Slough north of Lady Island within the area enclosed by a line from the Washington bank due south to the west end of Lady Island, upstream along the shoreline of Lady Island to the highway bridge at the east end of Lady Island, across such bridge to the Washington bank.
(11) The Columbia River upstream of a line projected from a deadline marker on the Oregon bank to a deadline marker on the Washington bank, both such deadline markers located approximately five miles downstream from Bonneville Dam.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 635-042-0005
FWC 85, f. & ef. 1-28-77; FWC 2-1978, f. & ef. 1-31-78; FWC 7-1978, f. & ef. 2-21-78; FWC 2-1979, f. & ef. 1-25-79, Renumbered from 635-035-0100; FWC 6-1980, f. & ef. 1-28-80; FWC 1-1981, f. & ef. 1-19-81; FWC 6-1982, f. & ef. 1-28-82; FWC 4-1984, f. & ef. 1-31-84; FWC 64-1986(Temp), f. & ef. 10-3-86; FWC 79-1986(Temp), f. & ef. 12-22-86; FWC 2-1987, f. & ef. 1-23-87; FWC 10-1988, f. & cert. ef. 3-4-88; FWC 86-1988(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-12-88; FWC 5-1989, f. 2-6-89, cert. ef. 2-7-89; FWC 54-1989(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-7-89; FWC 90-1989, f. & cert. ef. 9-6-89; FWC 94-1989 (Temp), f. 9-15-89, cert. ef. 9-17-89; FWC 80-1990(Temp), f. 8-7-90, cert. ef. 8-8-90; DFW 6-2005, f. & cert. ef. 2-14-05; DFW 6-2019, amend filed 01/23/2019, effective 1/23/2019

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 183.325, ORS 496.118 & ORS 506.119

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 506.129 & ORS 507.030

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