Chinook Salmon Seasons and Rules

2018 Chinook Salmon Seasons

Rules Brochures and Seasons Status

This page includes both the rules brochures and the updated season status for each river segment. Please scroll for season information.

 

Rules Brochures
Please Note: Segments with no Chinook fishing opportunity are not shown below.
Chinook Salmon seasons and rules pamphlet

Chinook Season Status

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Fall season

Snake River

Snake River
River Code River Zone Current Season Status Legal Harvest Season Dates Daily Limit Possession Limit Notes
1

Snake River - Washington-Idaho Border to HW12 Blue Bridge

Snake River
From: Washington-Idaho border
To: HW12 Blue Bridge
Open August 18, 2018 (All day) to October 31, 2018 (All day) 6 adipose fin-clipped adult Chinook salmon, no limit on both clipped and unclipped jack Chinook salmon 18 adipose fin-clipped adult Chinook, no limit on jack fall Chinook salmon
1

Snake River - HW12 Blue Bridge to Salmon River

Snake River
From: HW12 Blue Bridge
To: Salmon River
Open August 18, 2018 (All day) to October 31, 2018 (All day) 6 adipose fin-clipped adult Chinook salmon, no limit on both clipped and unclipped jack Chinook salmon 18 adipose fin-clipped adult Chinook, no limit on jack fall Chinook salmon
2

Snake River - Salmon River to Hells Canyon Dam

Snake River
From: Salmon River
To: Hells Canyon Dam
Open August 18, 2018 (All day) to October 31, 2018 (All day) 6 adipose fin-clipped adult Chinook salmon, no limit on both clipped and unclipped jack Chinook salmon 18 adipose fin-clipped adult Chinook, no limit on jack fall Chinook salmon

Clearwater River

Clearwater River
River Code River Zone Current Season Status Legal Harvest Season Dates Daily Limit Possession Limit Notes
3

Clearwater River - Mouth to Highway 12 Bridge

Clearwater River
From: Line at the mouth from a posted sign on the north bank to the western-most point on the south bank
To: Highway 12 Memorial Bridge
Open August 18, 2018 (All day) to October 31, 2018 (All day) 6 adipose fin-clipped adult Chinook salmon, no limit on both clipped and unclipped jack Chinook salmon 18 adipose fin-clipped adult Chinook, no limit on jack fall Chinook salmon

Salmon River

Salmon River
River Code River Zone Current Season Status Legal Harvest Season Dates Daily Limit Possession Limit Notes
10

Salmon River - Mouth to Eye of the Needle Rapids

Salmon River
From: Mouth
To: Eye of the Needle Rapids
Open August 18, 2018 (All day) to October 31, 2018 (All day) 6 adipose fin-clipped adult Chinook salmon, no limit on both clipped and unclipped jack Chinook salmon 18 adipose fin-clipped adult Chinook, no limit on jack fall Chinook salmon
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Chinook Harvest Zone Season Information

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