Press Release

Anglers can help shape the 2017 Chinook salmon season by going online

If you missed your chance to provide comments on this year’s salmon season, you still have time.

Idaho Fish and Game is seeking public comments on five management strategies that involve the Rapid River, Hells Canyon and Clearwater Basin Chinook salmon runs.

Through Saturday, March 4th, anglers can review the proposals and provide their comments online using the salmon season web survey available on the Fish and Game’s website at

“Input from anglers is important to help insure the Chinook salmon run is managed in a manner that is most satisfying to all who participate in this amazing fishery,” said Joe DuPont, Clearwater region fisheries manager.