Fish and Game biologists did not initially see as many fish back as they would have liked, but they were pleasantly surprised in the spring.
Outlook focuses on Idaho’s hatchery returns because they provide us our sport fishing opportunity
For the last few weeks, steelhead have been spawning at MK Nature Center in the large viewing window. They appear to be done now, but here is a video of the spawning behavior in case you missed it. Be sure to watch until the end as the female will make a pass over the nest with her digging behavior at the 45 second mark!
Watch Steelhead Spawn
Catch rates were slower this past week on the North Fork of the Clearwater (river sect 05).