Mainstem Clearwater River - Middle

Current Season Status: 
River Code: 
Stream Name: 
Clearwater River
Lower Boundary Description: 
Cherry Lane Bridge
Upper Boundary Description: 
Orofino Bridge
Season Date Range: 
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 6:00 AM MDT
Daily Limit: 
4 salmon per day, only 1 may be an adult
Possession Limit: 
12 salmon, no more than 3 may be adults

Excluding the perimeter of Dworshak National Fish Hatchery at Ahsahka, and excluding the ladder to the Nez Perce Tribal Hatchery as delineated by posted boundaries approximately 100 yards upstream and downstream from the ladder, and extending into the river channel approximately 50 yards.

In the Big Eddy near Lenore Rest Area at milepost 28 on US Highway 12, fishing from any watercraft is prohibited from a posted boundary downstream of river mile 27.6 extending to the posted upstream boundary at river mile 28.0.

Special Note: 

Fishing for Chinook Salmon in the Clearwater River Drainage will open four (4) days per week, Thursday through Sunday.