The island is the biggest double-crested cormorant nesting site in North America, and some of the salmon are protected species.
Fishing rule change, restriction lifted
Fishers protest salmon-harvest cutback in bay
There is a potential of 500 gallons of diesel fuel aboard the vessel.
The Washington Department of Health closed all recreational shellfish harvesting in Willapa Bay May 15 after detecting rising levels of domoic acid.
The Oregon Senate has confirmed the appointment of two controversial appointees to the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission despite opposition.
The entire Oregon Coast is closed to razor clamming, agencies announced today.
In 2013, across the West Coast, fishermen landed more than $87.4 million pounds of crab valued at $252 million.
ODFW closes shellfish harvesting.
442,000 coho salmon will be released from net pens near Toungue Point will be released into the Columbia River Wednesday.
Application withdrawn for controlling burrowing shrimp in Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor
Chinook season will reopen for one day on Saturday and again from May 16 through June 15 on the lower Columbia, from Tongue Point upstream to Bonneville Dam.
The Oregon coast coho has been protected as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act since 2008.
High counts of spring chinook passing Bonneville Dam over the past week allowed the two states to reopen the fishery for at least two more days,
Oregon and Washington fishery managers this week delayed commercial gillnet fishing in select areas by one week until more is known about the size of this year’s spring Chinook run.
Long-vacant commission seat filled by former salmon feed business owner.
The Pacific Fishery Management Council voted to direct NOAA Fisheries Service to halt the current season as early as possible, affecting about 100 fishing boats with sardine permits, though far fewer are actively fishing at the moment.
Razor Clam Society will promote all things "clammy" and advocate for popular beach activity