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JUNE 17, 2010
June 17, 2010
By Ed Mitchell, IDFG
Idaho Fish and Game Commission June 9 delayed the closing
of Chinook salmon fishing on the upper main stem
Heavy rains in the past week have made the
Fishery managers project that anglers will catch fewer
hatchery Chinook salmon in the
To make up for the lost harvest opportunity, Idaho Fish and Game asked the commission to extend the season on the main Clearwater River upstream of the Orofino Bridge to the South Fork, and on the Middle Fork Clearwater. Fish and Game will monitor the harvest closely and may close the fishery on short notice sometime after June 20.
The daily limit on the
Adult Chinook are 24 inches or more in total length. Only salmon marked with a clipped adipose fin, as evidenced by a healed scar, may be kept.
Salmon season and limit updates are available at Fish and Game offices, license vendors and online at: http://fishand game.idaho.gov/cms/fish/rules/chinook_seasons/.
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