Chinook Salmon Seasons and Rules
2019 Chinook Fishing Seasons and Rules
The Idaho Spring Chinook Fishing Seasons and Rules pamphlet is available as a full download, or shown by Chinook harvest zone below.
Print Friendly – Print / Desktop formatted, [PDF, 512 KB]
Updated 6/14/2019 2:15pm MT
Seasons change quickly! This page has the current status.
The table below shows stretches of rivers, current fishing status, bag and possession limits, and special restrictions.
Please Note: River segments with no Chinook fishing opportunity are not listed.
Chinook Season Status
Middle Fork Clearwater River
|River Code||River Zone||Current Season Status||Legal Harvest||Season Dates||Daily Limit||Possession Limit||Notes|
Middle Fork Clearwater RiverMiddle Fork Clearwater River
From: Nez Perce Tribe Reservation Boundary near mile post 79 on US Highway 12
To: Confluence of Lochsa River and Selway River
|Open||Adults, Jacks||June 13, 2019 - 9:00 AM MDT to August 13, 2019 - 9:00 PM MDT||4 salmon per day, only 2 may be adults||12 salmon, no more than 6 may be adults||
Anglers may retain any Chinook salmon with or without an intact adipose fin in the Middle Fork Clearwater River Chinook salmon fishery.
Fishing with bait for Chinook salmon is allowed on the Middle Fork Clearwater River.