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September 8, 2012 at 2:08 PM

New pilot hatchery chinook fishery opens this Monday on the Lower Columbia River

A 70-mile area of the Lower Columbia River will be open beginning this Monday, Sept. 10 for hatchery king fishing

This new one-week pilot king fishery will remain open through Sunday, Sept. 16 from the Rocky Point/Tongue Point line to Warrior Rock near the Lewis River mouth.

Daily limit is two adult hatchery salmon, two hatchery steelhead or one of each. Only one may be a hatchery adult chinook.

The area above Warrior Rock remains open for chinook retention, and anglers should check the regulation pamphlet for details.

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