A number of areas on the Columbia River or its tributaries will open for fishing or see regulation changes beginning Wednesday.
Among them is the Buoy 10 fishery at the mouth of the Columbia River. Fishing in the area will be open for chinook (adipose fin clipped or not), hatchery coho and hatchery steelhead through Sept. 3. Anglers will have a two-salmonid daily limit, only one can be a chinook. Barbed hooks may be used.
Among the other changes and openings:
Columbia River from the Rocky Point/Tongue Point line upstream to Bonneville Dam: Open for chinook (adipose fin clipped or not), hatchery coho and hatchery steelhead through Dec. 31. Anglers can keep one adult chinook as part of their two adult salmonid daily limit through Sept. 9. Beginning Sept. 10, chinook retention will only be allowed upstream of the Lewis River, but up to two adult chinook may be retained.
Cowlitz River from the mouth to 400 feet or posted markers below the barrier dam: The salmon daily limit will be six fish with no more than two adult chinook. Release all salmon except hatchery chinook and hatchery coho.
For a more detailed, list, go to wdfw.wa.gov.