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The Confederated Tribes Of The Colville Reservation
Fish and Wildlife

(The Colville Resident Fish Hatchery staff released 21,041 tripoid rainbow trout into Lake Rufus Woods on May 11 and 12, averaging about two pounds each. These fish can be identified by the absence of the adipose fin. 2,796 fish were floy tagged. 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


Regulations:

2015-2016 Tribal member Hunting & Trapping Regulations
2015-2016 Non Member Fishing Regulations
2014-2015 Tribal Member Resident Fishing Regulations
2015 Icicle Creek Fishery Opening
2014 Open fishing below Grand Coulee Dam to SR 155 Bridge
2014-2015 Non-member Hunting Regulations

 

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. 



(The CJH Administration Building houses staff and features meeting space and educational displays)

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

 

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