Idaho Sets Fall Chinook Fishing Seasonsby Rich Landers
Spokesman-Review, August 2, 2011
SALMON FISHING -- Although Idaho steelheaders are likely to feel the pull of a few chinook salmon this month, the season won't open open until Sept. 1 on the Snake River from the Washington-Idaho border upstream to Hells Canyon Dam and in the Clearwater River from its mouth upstream to the Memorial Bridge.
Read on for the fall chinook season details set by the Idaho Fish and Game Commission last week.
The season opens September 1and runs until October 31 or further notice on:
The Snake River is divided into four management sections:
The season is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
There are no daily, possession or season limits on fall Chinook jacks. Anglers must have a valid permit to fish for salmon, but they are not required to record the jacks on their permits.
Survival of Snake River Salmon & Steelhead Data compiled July 2004 by www.bluefish.org
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