Coho Salmon Seasons and Rules

Coho fishing seasons and rules information for Idaho

Coho Fishing Seasons and Rules

The Idaho Coho salmon fishing seasons may change intermittently. As season status changes, this page will reflect the current seasons and rules.

Seasons and rules for Coho are listed in the 2022-24 fishing seasons and rules brochure.

 


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.

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Please Note: River segments with no Coho fishing opportunity are not listed.

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NOTE: Coho, Chinook salmon, and steelhead can be present at the same time

Coho Harvest Zone Season Information

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Coho Season Status

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Fall season

Snake River

Clearwater River

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

Coho: Clearwater River - Mouth to Memorial Bridge 2021

Clearwater River
From: Mouth
To: Memorial Bridge
Closed 9/1/2021 to 12/31/2021 Two (2) Adult Coho salmon. No limit on jacks.

Fishing open 7 days a week.

Special Note

It is legal to harvest adults and jacks. Adults are considered as 20 inches or more. Jacks are considered under 20 inches. Both adipose clipped and unclipped Coho Salmon may be retained.

Coho: Clearwater River - Memorial Bridge to Orofino Bridge 2021

Clearwater River
From: Memorial Bridge
To: Orofino Bridge
Closed 9/1/2021 to 12/31/2021 Two (2) Adult Coho salmon. No limit on jacks.

Fishing open 7 days a week.

Special Note

It is legal to harvest adults and jacks. Adults are considered as 20 inches or more. Jacks are considered under 20 inches. Both adipose clipped and unclipped Coho Salmon may be retained.

Coho: Clearwater River - Orofino Bridge to Confluence of South Fork and Middle Fork Clearwater River 2021

Clearwater River
From: Orofino Bridge
To: Confluence of South Fork and Middle Fork Clearwater River
Closed 9/1/2021 to 12/31/2021 Two (2) Adult Coho salmon. No limit on jacks.

Fishing open 7 days a week.

Special Note

It is legal to harvest adults and jacks. Adults are considered as 20 inches or more. Jacks are considered under 20 inches. Both adipose clipped and unclipped Coho Salmon may be retained.

North Fork Clearwater River

North Fork Clearwater River
River Zone Current Season Status Legal Harvest Season Dates Daily Limit Notes

Coho: North Fork Clearwater River - Mouth to Dworshak Dam 2021

North Fork Clearwater River
From: Mouth of North Fork
To: Dworkshak Dam
Closed 9/1/2021 to 12/31/2021 Two (2) Adult Coho salmon. No limit on jacks.

Fishing open 7 days a week.

Special Note

It is legal to harvest adults and jacks. Adults are considered as 20 inches or more. Jacks are considered under 20 inches. Both adipose clipped and unclipped Coho Salmon may be retained.

Middle Fork Clearwater River

Middle Fork Clearwater River
River Zone Current Season Status Legal Harvest Season Dates Daily Limit Notes

Coho: Middle Fork Clearwater River (Mouth to Clear Creek) 2021

Middle Fork Clearwater River
From: Mouth
To: Clear Creek
Closed 9/1/2021 to 12/31/2021 Two (2) Adult Coho salmon. No limit on jacks.

Fishing open 7 days a week.

Special Note

It is legal to harvest adults and jacks. Adults are considered as 20 inches or more. Jacks are considered under 20 inches. Both adipose clipped and unclipped Coho Salmon may be retained.

South Fork Clearwater River

South Fork Clearwater River
River Zone Current Season Status Legal Harvest Season Dates Daily Limit Notes

Coho: South Fork Clearwater River 2021

South Fork Clearwater River
From: Mouth
To: The confluence of American and Red rivers
Closed 9/1/2021 to 12/31/2021 Two (2) Adult Coho salmon. No limit on jacks.

Fishing open 7 days a week.

Special Note

It is legal to harvest adults and jacks. Adults are considered as 20 inches or more. Jacks are considered under 20 inches. Both adipose clipped and unclipped Coho Salmon may be retained.

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