Attention Salmon Anglers Effective immediately, revised seasons on the Clearwater River are as follows: On Tuesday, May 21, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game closed the lower Clearwater River from the Camas Prairie Railroad Bridge in Lewiston to the Cherrylane Bridge to all salmon fishing.
CLOSED TO ALL SALMON FISHING - Mainstem Clearwater River (Lower): From the Camas Prairie Railroad Bridge at Lewiston upstream to the Cherrylane Bridge.
The other sections of the Clearwater River basin remain open to jacks-only harvest, four days per week, Friday through Monday until further notice.
Mainstem Clearwater River (Middle and Upper): From the Lenore Bridge upstream to the Greer Bridge (Highway 11).
North Fork Clearwater River: Salmon fishing from any watercraft is prohibited. Open to bank angling from the mouth upstream to Dworshak Dam excluding the perimeter of the Dworshak National Hatchery at Ahsahka.
Middle Fork Clearwater River: From the mouth of the South Fork Clearwater River upstream to the confluence of the Lochsa and Selway rivers.
South Fork Clearwater River: From its mouth upstream to the confluence of the American and Red Rivers.
Snake River, Clearwater River, North Fork Clearwater River, Middle Fork Clearwater, South Fork Clearwater River, Lower Salmon River, Little Salmon River - Seasons and Rules - [PDF, 418 KB]