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Chinook fishery reopens on 3 Columbia tributaries; hatchery steelhead limit rises to 6 per day on 2 rivers

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Starting today, anglers may once again keep hatchery-reared chinook salmon they catch while fishing on the Cowlitz, Kalama, and Lewis rivers in southwest Washington. Also today, the catch limit for steelhead will increase to six hatchery steelhead per day on the Cowlitz and North Fork Lewis rivers….


Salmon Fishing in the Clearwater Mainstem Closed

Salmon fishing on the mainstem Clearwater River downstream of the South Fork Clearwater River closed at the end of fishing hours Sunday, June 15. Fishery managers for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game estimate that as of June 8 anglers had harvested about 50 percent of the state’s harvest…


Ocean Salmon Fishery Opens June 1 With a Focus on Chinook, Conservation

OLYMPIA – The sport fishery for salmon begins June 1 off the southern coast of Washington, where the first anglers of the season will cast off from Westport and Ilwaco a full month earlier than usual. On June 3, salmon fishing begins on the north coast out of LaPush and…


Idaho’s Chinook Salmon Forecast Scaled Back

Idaho fish managers have scaled back their estimates of the numbers of Chinook salmon expected to return this spring and summer, but they still expect enough fish to provide excellent fishing opportunities. “We’re still going to have a robust season,” Idaho Fish and Game fisheries head Ed Schriever told Fish…


Salmon Seasons Set on Upper Salmon and South Fork

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission Thursday, May 22, adopted Chinook salmon seasons on the Upper Salmon River and the South Fork Salmon River. The Upper Salmon will be open from June 19 until August 2 or until further notice. Fishing will be open on the main Salmon River from…