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AUGUST 5, 2010
August 5, 2010
Fishing for ocean-run spring
and summer Chinook salmon in all
Non-tribal Chinook salmon fishing closed on all the waters of the Clearwater, Middle Fork Clearwater, South Fork Clearwater, Lochsa, Snake, Lower Salmon, Little Salmon, and Upper Salmon rivers at the end of legal fishing hours Aug. 4.
Salmon fishing waters are closed when anglers are close to reaching the non-tribal share of the runs. Spring and summer Chinook salmon also begin to reach spawning condition this time of year. Fish in spawning condition are less desirable to anglers and they migrate into hatchery terminal areas not accessible to fisheries.
Chinook fishing in the
Chinook salmon anglers on the
The statewide limit for Chinook salmon is 40 fish for the year.
In addition, anglers are
reminded that fishing for fall Chinook salmon opens in the
On Aug. 2, Fenn Pond, Karolynís Pond and Orofino Creek were stocked with 9 to 11 inch rainbow trout.
Fishing is very good for
cutthroat and rainbow trout. Early morning is recommended. For fly fishing
anglers can try attractors like Royal Wulffs or Stimulator patterns. Also try
Riverside Sport Shop/Sinclair
11320 U.S. Highway 12, Orofino--208-476-5418
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