2016 Chinook Seasons Harvest Report

Fall Season

Clearwater River Drainage - September 12 to September 18, 2016
  Adults Kept Jacks Kept Total Kept Angler Hours Fished Hours Per Fish Kept Unclipped Adults Released Comments
Confluence with Snake River to Memorial Bridge 3 0 3 1,896 632 27  
Season Total 3 2 5 4,477 895.4 49  
Check the USGS Water Resources website for real-time stream conditions.

 

Snake River Drainage - September 12 to September 18, 2016
  Adults Kept Jacks Kept Total Kept Angler Hours Fished Hours Per Fish Kept Unclipped Adults Released Comments
Hwy 12 Bridge 10 16 26 3,458 133 61  
Hwy 12 bridge to Sheep Creek including the lower Salmon River 15 4 19 1,896 99.8 61  
Sheep Creek to Hells Canyon Dam 0 0 0 302 NA 0  
Weekly Total 25 20 45 5,656 125.7 122  
Season Total 104 29 133 14,650 110.2 361  
Check the USGS Water Resources website for real-time stream conditions.

 

Fall Season Statewide
  Adults Kept Jacks Kept Total Kept Angler Hours Fished Hours Per Fish Kept Unclipped Adults Released Comments
Season Total 107 31 138 19,127 138.6 410  

 

Spring/Summer Seasons

Clearwater River Drainage - July 18 to July 24, 2016
  Adults Kept Jacks Kept Total Kept Angler Hours Fished Hours Per Fish Kept Unclipped Adults Released Comments
Railroad Bridge to Cherrylane Bridge 0 0 0 0 NA 0 Open 7/21 to 7/24. Unclipped salmon may be kept.
Cherrylane Bridge to Orofino Bridge -- -- -- -- -- -- Section closed to salmon fishing.
North Fork Clearwater River -- -- -- -- -- -- Section closed to salmon fishing.
Orofino Bridge to Kooskia Bridge 0 0 0 0 NA 0 Unclipped salmon may be kept.
Middle Fork Clearwater River 0 0 0 0 NA 0 Unclipped salmon may be kept.
South Fork Clearwater River 0 0 0 0 NA 0 ONLY CLIPPED SALMON MAY BE KEPT
Lochsa River 10 0 10 292 29.2 0 Unclipped salmon may be kept.
Weekly Total 10 0 10 292 29.2 0  
Season Total 3,256 317 3,573 72,105 20.2 300  

 

Salmon River Drainage - July 18 to July 24, 2016
  Adults Kept Jacks Kept Total Kept Angler Hours Fished Hours Per Fish Kept Unclipped Adults Released Comments
Rice Creek Bridge to Vinegar Creek -- -- -- -- -- -- Section closed to salmon fishing.
Little Salmon River -- -- -- -- -- -- Section closed to salmon fishing.
Copper Mine boat ramp to Lemhi River 0 0 0 116 NA 0 ONLY CLIPPED SALMON MAY BE KEPT
Lemhi River to Pahsimeroi River 38 8 46 977 21.2 0 ONLY CLIPPED SALMON MAY BE KEPT
Pahsimeroi River to EF Salmon River 0 0 0 331 NA 0 ONLY CLIPPED SALMON MAY BE KEPT
EF Salmon River to boundary 100 yards downstream of Sawtooth Hatchery weir 123 50 173 2,916 16.9 117 ONLY CLIPPED SALMON MAY BE KEPT
Weekly Total 161 58 219 4,340 19.8 126  
Season Total 6,565 885 7,450 148,224 19.9 1,690  

 

Snake River Drainage - July 4 to July 10, 2016
  Adults Kept Jacks Kept Total Kept Angler Hours Fished Hours Per Fish Kept Unclipped Adults Released Comments
Hells Canyon Dam Tailrace -- -- -- -- -- -- Closed to salmon fishing.
Season Total 425 27 452 6,958 15.4 2  
Check the USGS Water Resources website for real-time stream conditions.

 

South Fork Salmon River - 2016 Harvest Report

Season closed Monday, July 4.

USFS Road 48 Bridge to Posted Boundary Downstream of Hatchery Weir
  Adults
Kept
Jacks
Kept
Total Kept Angler Hours Fished Hours Per
Fish Kept
Unclipped
Adults Released
Comments
June 30 81 13 94 1,157 12.3 38  
June 29 58 17 75 1,069 14.3 23  
June 28 57 6 63 1,229 19.5 2  
June 27 89 0 89 1,315 14.8 13  
June 26 110 0 110 2,099 19.1 95  
Season Total 769 76 845 18,541 21.9 294  

 

See the season summaries for the previous Spring and Summer Chinook Salmon Seasons.