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Fall Chinook Update for Snake and Clearwater Rivers 10/23/12

October 24, 2012 - 6:25pm -- idfg-vosborn

Section 3 of the Snake R. had the best catch rates for Fall Chinook again this week.  - Jaime Mills, Clearwater Region Fisheries Technician

Snake River Fall Chinook Sport Fishery Update for October 23, 2012      
Expanded Effort and Catch estimates for interval 8 (October 15-October 21, 2012)      
Snake River       Total  Total    Breakdown of salmon released  
  # Salmon Kept Salmon  Salmon ad-clipped  non ad-clipped   
  Adults Jacks Total Released Caught adults jacks adults jacks  
Sec 1 5 2 7 7 14 0 0 7 0  
Sec 2 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 7  
Sec 3 28 12 40 485 525 25 10 186 264  
Sec 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
Sec 5 24 20 44 12 56 0 3 0 9  
Total 57 34 91 511 602 25 13 193 280  
Snake R. Season Total 382 486 868 3355 4223 142 177 1481 1555  
                     
  # Angler Hours Hours/Fish          
  Boat Bank Total caught kept          
Sec 1 1437 0 1437 103 205          
Sec 2 204 0 204 29 -          
Sec 3 5517 453 5970 11 149          
Sec 4 0 0 0 - -          
Sec 5 305 1104 1409 25 32          
Total 7463 1557 9020 15 99          
Snake R. Season Total 43640 5447 49087 12 57          
Section Descriptions:
Section 1:  ID/WA State line (rm 139.3) upstream to US Highway 12 Bridge (rm 139.5)
Section 2: US Highway 12 Bridge upstream to Couse Creek boat ramp (rm 157.6)
Section 3: Couse Creek boat ramp upstream to OR/WA border (rm 176)
Section 4: OR/WA border upstream to Sheep Creek (rm 229.5)
Section 5: Sheep Creek upstream to Hells Canyon Dam (rm 247)
                     
Clearwater River     Total  Total    Breakdown of salmon released  
  # Salmon Kept Salmon  Salmon ad-clipped  non ad-clipped   
  Adults Jacks Total Released Caught adults jacks adults jacks  
Sec 1 0 0 0 14 14 0 0 7 7  
Total 0 0 0 14 14 0 0 7 7  
Clearwater R. Season Total 62 60 122 261 383 6 20 133 102  
                     
  # Angler Hours Hours/Fish          
  Boat Bank Total caught kept          
Sec 1 1018 63 1081 77 -          
Total 1018 63 1081 77 -          
Clearwater R. Season Total 13071 1749 14820 39 121          
Section 1: Confluence with the Snake River upstream to US Highway 12 Memorial Bridge (rm 1.7)