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Chinook Salmon Harvest Report

Friday, May 22, 2015 

2015 Spring Chinook Season
May 11 to May 17, 2015

Clearwater River Drainage
  Adults
Kept
Jacks
Kept
Total Kept Angler Hours Fished Hours Per
Fish Kept
Unclipped
Adults Released
Comments
Railroad Bridge to Cherrylane Bridge 320
0
320 12,357
38.6 95 Closed to all salmon fishing at the end of fishing hours (8:30 p.m. PDT), Sunday, May 17.
Cherrylane Bridge to Orofino Bridge 858 4
862 7,553 8.8 106
Closes to all salmon fishing at the end of fishing hours (9:00 p.m. PDT), Friday, May 22.
North Fork Clearwater River 184
0
184
2,187
11.9
36
 
Orofino Bridge to Kooskia Bridge 116
3
119
1,163
9.8
34
 
Middle Fork Clearwater River 299
0
299
1,562
5.2
218
 
South Fork Clearwater River 56
0
56
437
7.8
0
 
Lochsa River 0
0
0
0
NA
0
No catch or effort was observed.
Weekly Total
1,833
7
1,840
25,259
13.7 489
 
Season Total 3,232
7
3,239 60,049 18.5
828
 
Check the USGS Water Resources website for real-time stream conditions.
Salmon River Drainage
  Adults Kept Jacks Kept Total Kept Angler Hours Fished Hours Per Fish Kept Unclipped Adults Released Comments
Rice Creek Bridge to Hammer Creek Boat Ramp 748 0 748 6,183 8.3 118  
Hammer Creek Boat Ramp to Time Zone Bridge 357
7
364 7,479 20.5
27
 
Time Zone Bridge to Short's Creek 241
2
243
2,639
10.9
2
 
Short's Creek to Vinegar Creek 27
0
27
442
16.4
0
 
Little Salmon River - mouth to lower Pollock Bridge 199 1
200
2,875 14.4
0
 
Little Salmon River - upstream of lower Pollock Bridge 0 0 0 0 NA 0 No catch or effort observed.
Weekly Total 1,572 10 1,582 19,618 12.4 147  
Season Total 1,852 10 1,862 27,671 14.9 191  
Snake River Drainage
  Adults Kept Jacks Kept Total Kept Angler Hours Fished Hours Per Fish Kept Unclipped Adults Released Comments
Hells Canyon Dam Tailrace 161 4 165 1,839 11.1
30
 
 Season Total 256 4 260 3,778 14.5 63  
Check the USGS Water Resources website for real-time stream conditions.
See the season summaries for the previous Spring and Summer Chinook Salmon Seasons.

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