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The Confederated Tribes Of The Colville Reservation
Fish and Wildlife


(Wildlife staff from the Colville Tribes' Fish and Wildlife Dept. released 52 pronghorns on January 28, 2016 on the southwest corner of the Colville Indian Reservation.)


Regulations:

Anadromous Fisheries - Property Management
2015 CCT Member Fishing Regulations for summer Chinook and Sockeye fisheries in the Okanogan River, Columbia River and the Chief Joseph Dam Tailrace
2015-2016 CCT member Hunting & Trapping Regulations

2015-2016 Non Member Fishing Regulations
2015-2016 CCT Member Resident Fishing Regulations
Open fishing below Grand Coulee Dam to SR 155 Bridge
2015-2016 Non-member Hunting Regulations
2015 Sinixt Hunting Season Regulations

2015 CCT Member In-Season Change - CJD Tailrace Summer/Fall Chinook Fishery
2016 CCT Member Upper Columbia & Okanogan River Steelhead Fishery


(The Colville Resident Fish Hatchery staff released a total of 63,903 rainbow trout into Lake Rufus Woods this year. Anglers that retain tagged fish are encouraged to go online at www.cctfwfishtags.com and provide tag number, date, location, and size of fish.

2015 Annual Hatchery Stocking Plan


Mission:

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. 
 

(Oroville students recently toured Chief Joseph Hatchery. Pictured here are fourth graders watching adult salmon swim up the fish ladder)

Chief Joseph Hatchery is a state-of-the art facility that was built to increase spring, summer, and fall Chinook salmon in the Okanogan and Columbia Rivers. The hatchery will produce up to 2.9 million Chinook fry annually and will provide salmon for tribal ceremonies, subsistence needs for tribal members, and increase recreational fishing opportunities for all. The $50 million hatchery was completed in May of 2013 and is located in Bridgeport, Washington next to Chief Joseph Dam.  For more information on Chief Joseph Hatchery, go to: www.colvilletribes.com/cjhp.php

Employee and Supervisor of the Year Awards 

(from left to right: Kelly Singer, Denise Condon, Brian Miller, Jolene Francis, Shay Wolvert not pictured: Joseph Condon, Bill Rosenbaum, Vanessa Sanchez)


News & Information: 

FISH & WILDLIFE  NEWSLETTER                   

RFP's

INFORMATIONAL VIDEOS

NEWS                                                                                        

GRAY WOLF Brochure   

Chief Joseph Hatchery Brochure

Be Bear Aware

2014 Fish & Wildlife Report

Facts About Cougars