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Salmon Region
East Fork Salmon River, see Salmon River
East Fork
Herd Lake
Jimmy Smith Lake
Lake Creek and tributaries (Lemhi County)
Lemhi River
Middle Fork Salmon River see
Salmon River, Middle Fork
North Fork Salmon River see
Salmon River, North Fork
Pahsimeroi River
Redfish Lake
Salmon River
Salmon River tributaries
Salmon River, East Fork
Salmon River, Middle Fork and
tributaries
Salmon River, North Fork
Salmon River, Yankee Fork and
West Fork Yankee Fork
Yankee Fork Salmon River
Dredge Ponds
Yankee Fork Salmon River see
Salmon River, Yankee Fork
Bass
(largemouth and smallmouth)
Bass limit is 6, both species combined
Brook Trout
Brook trout limit is 25
Harvest allowed during any open season unless
otherwise noted under Special Rules if gear or bait
restrictions are listed, they must be followed when
fishing for brook trout
Bull Trout
Bull trout limit is 0, catch-and-release
No bull trout harvest is allowed
Kokanee
Kokanee limit is 25
Salmon
(ocean-going)
Salmon seasons and limits are set annually by the
Idaho Fish and Game Commission and rules are
issued in a separate brochure
Fishing for or targeting salmon is prohibited unless a
salmon season is specifically opened for that water
Steelhead
(ocean-going)
Defined as rainbow trout longer than twenty (20)
inches in length in the Salmon River drainage
(excluding the Lemhi and Pahsimeroi rivers, and
lakes)
Fishing for or targeting steelhead is prohibited unless
a steelhead season is specifically opened for that
water (see pages 3640)
Sturgeon
Sturgeon limit is 0, catch-and-release
Sturgeon must not be removed from the water and
must be released upon landing
Barbless hooks and sliding sinkers are required, see
Page 49 for details
Tiger Muskie
Tiger Muskie limit is 2, none under 40 inches
Trout
includes lake trout, golden trout, Arctic grayling,
cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, trout hybrids, and sunapee
Trout limit is 6, all species combined
Does not include bull trout and brook trout which are
listed separately
Whitefish
Whitefish limit is 25
Harvest allowed during any open season unless
otherwise noted under Special Rules if gear or bait
restrictions are listed, they must be followed when
fishing for whitefish
Protected Nongame Fish
including Pacific lamprey
May not be harvested or possessed
All Other Fish Species
includes bullfrogs and crayfish
No bag, size or possession limit
General Fishing Season for the Salmon Region
All Waters Open All Year
except as modified in Salmon Region Special Rule Waters on Page 35.
Fishing is not allowed within the posted upstream and downstream boundary of any fish weir or trap.
General Bag and Possession Limits for the Salmon Region
The following bag and possession limits apply to all waters of the Salmon Region except as modified in
Salmon Region Special Rule Waters on Page 35.
Special Rule Waters for the Salmon Region
(see Page 35 for details)