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Oregon bans gill nets on Columbia River – action infuriates commercial fishermen

PORTLAND — The state Fish and Wildlife Commission voted Friday to ban the use of gill nets to catch fish on the main stem of the Columbia River, relegating the primary commercial-­fishing tool to side channels and tributaries. http://www.registerguard.com/web/news/cityregion/29151699-41/commercial-fishing-fish-gill-fishers.html.csp