North Fork Clearwater River

Current Season Status: 
River Code: 
Stream Name: 
North Fork Clearwater River
Lower Boundary Description: 
Upper Boundary Description: 
Dworshak Dam
Season Date Range: 
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 6:00 AM MDT to Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:00 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
Special Note: 

Salmon fishing from any watercraft is prohibited.  The mouth of the North Fork Clearwater River is defined as a straight line between the posted signs located at the Clearwater Hatchery outlet culvert on the west side and at the tip of land below the Dworshak Hatchery on the east side. Fishing from the shoreline or wading along the perimeter of Dworshak National Fish Hatchery is prohibited. Fishing from any watercraft or wading is prohibited between the posted line approximately 150 yards upstream from the mouth of the North Fork Clearwater River to the Ahsahka Highway 7 Bridge. When fishing from the Ahsahka Highway 7 Bridge, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take any fish downstream of the railroad bridge. Fishing from the railroad bridge is prohibited.