CLEARWATER TRIBUNE HOME
December 15, 2011
By Niels Nokkentved, IDFG
With the opening of the spring
harvest season Sunday, Jan.1, steelhead fishing in
The steelhead limit is three per day, nine in possession and 20 for the season. Once limits are reached, the angler must stop fishing, even catch-and-release.
On Jan. 1, anglers will need a
Steelhead anglers may use only
barbless hooks - except on the
Steelhead fishing on the:
Mainstem and Middle
Fork Clearwater River from
× North Fork Clearwater River from its mouth upstream to Dworshak Dam is open until April 30.
Clearwater River from its mouth upstream to the confluence of American and
× Salmon River from its mouth upstream to the Lake Creek Bridge about six miles upstream from the mouth of the Little Salmon River, and from Long Tom Creek (about a quarter mile upstream from the Middle Fork Salmon River) to the posted boundary 100 yards downstream from the Sawtooth Fish Hatchery weir, near the town of Stanley is open until April 30.
× Little Salmon River from its mouth upstream to the U.S. Highway 95 Bridge near Smokey Boulder Road remains open until May 15.
Riverside Sport Shop/Sinclair
11320 U.S. Highway 12, Orofino--208-476-5418
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