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The 2023 return of smelt to the Cowlitz River is forecasted to be similar to last year, which allows for fishing opportunity. Attached is the 2023 smelt permit. Fill out and turn in to the Fish & Wildlife Committee. Be sure to report your h
There will be a Winter Fisher's Meeting held Monday January 30, 2023 from 10am - 4pm at Legends Casino. Lunch will be provided. Agenda attached.
The Yakama Nation Fish and Wildlife Committee hereby authorize a commercial setline fishery for white sturgeon in all of Zone 6 of the Columbia River. 7am Sunday January 1 to noon Tuesday January 31, 2023. See attached memo for full details.
Law360 (December 14, 2022, 5:54 PM EST) -- A federal judge has approved a nearly $300,000 settlement between the Yakama Nation and Yakima, W
The Fish & Wildlife Committee authorize additional commercial fall gillnet fishing time in Zone 6 of the Columbia River from 6am Monday Oct 3 to 6pm Thursday Oct 6, 2022. See attached regs for full details
The Yakama Nation Fish & Wildlife Committee authorize a weekly fishery on the Icicle River from 6 a.m. Mondays to 9 p.m. Saturdays from September 27 through November 26, 2022. See the attached regs for full details
Councilman Takala pens a joint op-ed with Columbia Riverkeepers to voice opposition against the Goldendale pumped storage project and brings awareness to "green energy" that compromises Tribal and cultural resources.