Steelhead Seasons and Rules

Current status and rules for steelhead fishing in Idaho

Steelhead Seasons and Rules

General season rules apply, but bag limit restrictions are in effect in the Clearwater, Salmon, Little Salmon, and Snake rivers. (See Fishing Brochure)

Last update: 7/26/2021


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 steelhead fishing opportunity are not listed.


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


Steelhead Harvest Zone Season Information

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Steelhead Season Status

The seasons for Chinook are closed. Please check back.
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