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Ilwaco port jumping with salmon business
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Ilwaco port jumping with salmon business
Business is brisk down at the Port of Ilwaco as sport fishermen flock to the area hoping to bag big fish.

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Marine toxin closes Washington crab season
Marine toxin closes Washington crab season
Domoic acid that has already shut down razor clam fisheries in both Oregon and Washington. Oregon Dungeness crab fisheries are still open.
Anglers can fish for free in June 6-7
Fish for free June 6, 7
Seine fishery starts counting toward wild-salmon allocation
Seine fishery starts counting toward wild-salmon allocation
All fishermen on the river — both sport and commercial — are limited to a certain percentage of wild salmon they are allowed to catch, handle or keep.
Columbia River sport all-depth halibut fishery closed
The all-depth fishery was scheduled to open again this Thursday, but preliminary estimates indicate that landings are nearing the quota and not enough remains for any additional open days.
As caviar prices skyrocket, sturgeon poachers invade Pacific Northwest
As caviar prices skyrocket, sturgeon poachers invade Pacific Northwest
Wildlife officers say the high value of caviar is driving poachers to inventive tactics.
Columbia River anglers can keep one more Chinook
The new limit will be in effect from Tongue Point upstream to the OR/WA border above McNary Dam.
The cull begins: Corps shoots cormorants to save salmon
The cull begins: Corps shoots cormorants to save salmon
The island is the biggest double-crested cormorant nesting site in North America, and some of the salmon are protected species.
Columbia River spring chinook sport fishing boundary lifted
Fishing rule change, restriction lifted
Willapa worries: 
Fishermen protest salmon-harvest cutback in bay
Willapa worries: Fishermen protest salmon-harvest cutback in bay
Fishers protest salmon-harvest cutback in bay
Fishing boat sinks in Ilwaco channel; Coast Guard at the scene
There is a potential of 500 gallons of diesel fuel aboard the vessel.
Shellfish toxin levels drop in Willapa Bay
Shellfish toxin levels drop in Willapa Bay
The Washington Department of Health closed all recreational shellfish harvesting in Willapa Bay May 15 after detecting rising levels of domoic acid.
Green light! Senate gives fish commish go-ahead to Buckmaster by 18-12 vote
Green light! Senate gives fish commish go-ahead to Buckmaster by 18-12 vote
The Oregon Senate has confirmed the appointment of two controversial appointees to the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission despite opposition.