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Chinook Salmon Harvest Report

Monday, August 3, 2015 

2015 Spring Chinook Season
July 20 to July 26, 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- Closed to all salmon fishing on May 17.
Cherrylane Bridge to Orofino Bridge -- -- -- -- -- -- Closed to all salmon fishing on May 22.
North Fork Clearwater River -- -- -- -- -- -- Closed to all salmon fishing on June 10.
Orofino Bridge to Kooskia Bridge 0 0 0 0 NA 0 No catch or effort was observed.
Middle Fork Clearwater River 0 0 0 0 NA 0 No catch or effort was observed.
South Fork Clearwater River 0 0 0 0 NA 0 No catch or effort was observed.
Lochsa River 0 0 0 34 NA 0 No catch or effort was observed.
Weekly Total 0 0 0 34 NA 0  
Season Total 7,119 367 7,486 94,975 12.7 1,373  
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 -- -- -- -- -- -- Closed to salmon fishing on June 7.
Hammer Creek Boat Ramp to Time Zone Bridge -- -- -- -- -- -- Closed to salmon fishing on June 11.
Time Zone Bridge to Short's Creek -- -- -- -- -- -- Closed to salmon fishing on June 11.
Short's Creek to Vinegar Creek -- -- -- -- -- -- Closed to salmon fishing on June 7 upstream of Lake Creek bridge and on June 11 upstream of Short's Creek.
Little Salmon River - mouth to lower Pollock Bridge -- -- -- -- -- -- Closed to salmon fishing on June 21.
Little Salmon River - upstream of lower Pollock Bridge -- -- -- -- -- -- Closed to salmon fishing on June 21.
Copper Mine boat ramp to Lemhi River 0 0 0 39 NA 0  
Lemhi River to Pahsimeroi River 74 8 82 1,161 14.2 33  
Pahsimeroi River to EF Salmon River 0 0 0 21 NA 0 Only jacks with a clipped adipose fin may be kept.
EF Salmon River to boundary 100 yards downstream of Sawtooth Hatchery weir 0 15 15 549 36.6 10 Only jacks with a clipped adipose fin may be kept.
Weekly Total 74 23 97 1,200 12.4 43  
Season Total 11,671 1,016 12,687 193,951 15.3 1,357  
Snake River Drainage
  Adults Kept Jacks Kept Total Kept Angler Hours Fished Hours Per Fish Kept Unclipped Adults Released Comments
Hells Canyon Dam Tailrace 0 0 0 21 NA 0  
 Season Total 492 68 560 9,586 17.1 97  
Check the USGS Water Resources website for real-time stream conditions.
South Fork Salmon River - Harvest Report - Last 5 Days - CLOSED TO SALMON FISHING
USFS Road 48 Bridge to Posted Boundary Downstream of Hatchery Weir
  Adults
Kept
Jacks
Kept
Total Kept Angler Hours Fished Hours Per
Fish Kept
Unclipped
Adults Released
Comments
July 3 61 5 66 1,331 20.2 28  
July 2 66 6 72 1,037 14.4 11  
July 1 41 2 43 1,157 26.9 26  
June 30 41 4 45 1,243 27.6 30  
June 29 61 9 70 1,059 15.1 48  
Season Total 1,084 127 1,211 24,984 20.6 624  
See the season summaries for the previous Spring and Summer Chinook Salmon Seasons.
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