Or. Admin. R. 635-042-0100 - Anchovies and Herring Season

(1) Anchovies and herring may be taken for commercial purposes at any time in the Columbia River seaward of the Megler-Astoria Bridge with purse, lampara, and round haul seines of a mesh size not less than one half inch and not over 1,400 feet in length. All other species taken in operation of such gear must immediately with care be returned to the water.
(2) Columbia River Anchovy Fishery Trip Limits:
(a) Commercial vessels fishing in the Columbia River between the Astoria-Megler Bridge and a north-south line through Buoy 10 at the mouth of the river may land no more than 5 metric tons of anchovy per day and no more than 10 metric tons of anchovy per calendar week.
(b) For the purposes of this fishery, a calendar week shall begin at 12:01 a.m. Sunday and run through 11:59 p.m. the following Saturday.
(c) These limits apply to all catch from any trip on which fishing inside the Buoy 10 line occurs.


Or. Admin. R. 635-042-0100
DFW 79-2017, f. & cert. ef. 6/26/2017

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.118 & 506.119

Stats. Implemented: ORS 506.129 & 507.030

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