CLEARWATER TRIBUNE HOME
November 4, 2010
By Ed Mitchell, IDFG
Steelhead harvest fishing
season is still open, and though the fall Chinook season has closed in
The steelhead harvest season
is open on the
The steelhead limit on the
Snake, Salmon and Little Salmon is three per day and nine in possession. The
limit on the
Anglers must have a valid
In the boundary waters on the Snake River between Idaho and Oregon or Washington, an angler with a valid 2010 Idaho fishing license and steelhead permit may fish where the river forms the boundary between Idaho and Oregon or Washington, but may not fish from the shoreline, including wading, and may not fish in sloughs or tributaries on the Oregon or Washington side. An angler may have only the limit allowed by one license regardless of the number of licenses the angler holds.
For more information on
steelhead fishing in
Waters open for steelhead harvest are:
Clearwater River Mainstem and Middle Fork Clearwater River from the mouth of the
· North Fork Clearwater River from its mouth upstream to Dworshak Dam. Closures: Fishing from the shoreline or wading along the perimeter of Dworshak National Fish Hatchery is prohibited. Fishing from any watercraft or wading is prohibited between the posted line about 150 yards upstream from the mouth of the North Fork Clearwater River and the Ahsahka Hwy. 7 Bridge. When fishing from the Ahsahka Hwy. 7 Bridge, it is unlawful to take any fish downstream of the railroad bridge. Fishing from the railroad bridge is prohibited.
· South Fork Clearwater River from its mouth upstream to the confluence of American and Red rivers.
The fall steelhead season ends Dec. 31.
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