Or. Admin. R. 635-042-0130 - Smelt Season

Effective January 26 through February 28, smelt may be taken for commercial purposes in zones 1-3 of the Columbia River with the following restrictions:

(1) Smelt may only be taken on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(2) Gillnet mesh size may not exceed two-inches stretch measure.
(3) Nets may not exceed 1,500 feet in length along the cork line.
(4) Nets not authorized for use in this fishery may be kept onboard the vessel if properly stored. A properly stored net is defined as a net on a drum that is fully covered by a canvas or plastic tarp and bound with a minimum of ten revelations of rope with a diameter of 0.375 inches or greater.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 635-042-0130
FWC 2-1985, f. & ef. 1-30-85; FWC 79-1986(Temp), f. & ef. 12-22-86; FWC 2-1987, f. & ef. 1-23-87; FWC 9-1994, f. 2-14-94, cert. ef. 2-15-94; FWC 15-1995, f. & cert. ef. 2-15-95; DFW 82-1998(Temp), f. 10-6-98, cert. ef. 10-7-98 thru 10-23-98; DFW 95-1999(Temp), f. 12-22-99, cert. ef. 12-26-99 thru 1-21-00; DFW 3-2000, f. & cert. ef. 1-24-00; DFW 8-2000(Temp), f. 2-18-00, cert. ef. 2-20-00 thru 2-29-00; Administrative correction 3-17-00; DFW 80-2000(Temp), f, 12-22-00, cert. ef. 1-1-01 thru 3-31-01; DFW 10-2001(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-6-01 thru 3-31-01; Administrative correction 6-21-01; DFW 115-2001(Temp), f. 12-13-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02 thru 3-31-02; DFW 9-2002, f. & cert. ef. 2-1-02; DFW 11-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 2-8-02 thru 8-7-02; DFW 134-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-19-02 thru 4-1-03; DFW 131-2003(Temp), f. 12-26-03, cert. ef. 1-1-04 thru 4-1-04; DFW 21-2004(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-18-04 thru 7-31-04; Administrative correction 8-19-04; DFW 130-2004(Temp), f. 12-23-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05 thru 4-1-05; DFW 8-2005(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 2-24-05 thru 4-1-05; Administrative correction 4-20-05; DFW 145-2005(Temp), f. 12-21-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06 thru 3-31-06; DFW 11-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-9-06 thru 7-31-06; Administrative correction 8-22-06; DFW 131-2006(Temp), f. 12-20-06, cert. ef. 1-1-07 thru 6-29-07; DFW 13-2007(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-6-07 thru 9-1-07; Administrative correction 9-16-07; DFW 125-2007(Temp), f. 11-29-07, cert. ef. 12-1-07 thru 5-28-08; DFW 135-2007(Temp), f. 12-28-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08 thru 6-28-08; DFW 10-2008, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-08; DFW 148-2008(Temp), f. 12-19-08, cert. ef. 1-1-09 thru 6-29-09; DFW 20-2009, f. & cert. ef. 2-26-09; DFW 151-2009(Temp), f. 12-22-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10 thru 3-31-10; DFW 10-2010(Temp), f. 2-4-10, cert. ef. 2-8-10 thru 3-31-10; DFW 28-2010(Temp), f. 3-9-10, cert. ef. 3-11-10 thru 3-31-10; Administrative correction 4-21-10; DFW 156-2010(Temp), f. 11-23-10, cert. ef. 12-1-10 thru 3-31-11; DFW 23-2011, f. & cert. ef. 3-21-11; DFW 7-2014(Temp), f. 2-5-14, cert. ef. 2-10-14 thru 3-31-14; Administrative correction, 4-24-14; DFW 8-2015(Temp), f. 1-29-15, cert. ef. 2-2-15 thru 2-28-15; Administrative correction, 3-23-15; DFW 5-2016(Temp), f. 1-28-16, cert. ef. 2-1-16 thru 2-29-16; Administrative correction, 3-17-16; DFW 6-2017(Temp), f. 1-31-17, cert. ef. 2-2-17 thru 2-27-17; DFW 10-2018, temporary amend filed 01/31/2018, effective 02/01/2018 through 02/26/2018; DFW 11-2020, temporary amend filed 01/30/2020, effective 02/03/2020 through 02/27/2020; DFW 4-2021, temporary amend filed 01/28/2021, effective 01/28/2021 through 02/25/2021; DFW 20-2021, temporary amend filed 02/24/2021, effective 02/26/2021 through 03/11/2021; DFW 5-2022, temporary amend filed 01/25/2022, effective 1/26/2022 through 2/8/2022

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 183.325, 506.109 & 506.119

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 506.129 & 507.030

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