OAR 635-041-0061
Sturgeon Size


White sturgeon may be taken for commercial purposes by treaty Indian fishers during commercial fishing seasons in which sales of sturgeon are authorized.


Sales are limited to white sturgeon with a fork length of 43-54 inches taken from between The Dalles and McNary dams and white sturgeon with a fork length of 38-54 inches taken from between the Bonneville Dam and The Dalles Dam.


All sturgeon not of legal size shall be released to the water unharmed. Sturgeon not captured for legal harvest shall not be possessed on land. For purposes of this regulation, docks and boat ramps are not considered land.


It is unlawful to mutilate or disfigure a sturgeon in any manner which extends or shortens its length to the legal limit, or to possess such sturgeon.
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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