The $50 million Chief Joseph Hatchery was completed May 2013. The Chief Joseph Hatchery Ribbon Cutting and First Salmon Ceremony was held on Thursday, June 20, 2013. The event was a success as approximately 500 people joined in our celebration. For more information on Chief Joseph Hatchery, go to: www.colvilletribes.com/cjhp.php
2013-2014 Non-Member Sport Fishing Regulations
2013-2014 Tribal Member Resident Fishing Regulations
2013 Icicle Creek Spring Chinook Fishing Regulations
Salmon and Steelhead Regulations
2013 Special Hunt Application
2013 Tribal Member Hunting & Trapping Regulations
2013-2014 Non-Member Hunting Regulations
2013 Tribal Member Okanogan, Columbia Rivers, Chief Joseph Dam Summer/Fall Chinook & Sockeye Fishing Regulations
2013 Okanogan & Columbia River Sockeye and Chinook Salmon Tangle-net Fishery
The Fish & Wildlife Department’s overall goal is to maintain and protect viable populations of native and desired non-native species of fish and wildlife, and their supporting habitats, while providing sufficient numbers to meet the cultural, subsistence, recreational and economic needs of the tribal membership.
To acquire land (Tribal and private) to manage for the sole benefit of selected species.
To contribute to the recovery and management of listed (Federal or State: Endangered, Threatened, Candidate or Sensitive) populations and/or habitats by restoring or protecting quality and effectiveness for listed species. To manage habitat to prevent listing of species.
To provide a service to the Tribal (Reservation and allotments) and non-Tribal residents that will address animal depredation issues to assure for the safety and well being of individuals and property.
To provide adequate information to the Tribal Membership and general public on hunting and fishing regulations and issues.
To maintain a functional Fish and Wildlife Program that meets the needs and desires of the Tribal Membership which protects the sovereignty of the Colville Reservation; the Tribes reserved hunting, fishing and gathering rights; and the individual identities of the 12 Tribes and their respective regions.
News & Information:
Colville Tribe's Fish & Wildlife Report
FISH & WILDLIFE QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER
WOLF SURVEY INVITATION
THE GRAY WOLF
F&W Quarterly Newsletter
Tribes Web Project