WDFW News – Night Fishing Closure Modified On Columbia River.

Action: Stipulates that night “angling” is closed in the lower Columbia River.

Effective dates: Immediately until further notice.

Species affected: All species.

Location: The Columbia River from Buoy 10 (opens Aug. 1) upstream to the Hwy. 395 Bridge.

Reason for action: This change allows night time bow hunting for carp.

Other information: The only other exception to the night fishing closure is for anglers enrolled in the Pikeminnow Sport-Reward Program and actively fishing for pikeminnow.

Information contact: Region 5 office/ 360-696-6211.

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