Salmon Blog

  • Dedicated Fishing Access Builders

    Idaho Fish and Game staff are putting the finishing touches on improvements at Beaver Dick Park in eastern Idaho. Enhancements include replacement of the boat ramp, a new vault toilet, new docks and ADA improvements.

  • Upper Salmon River Steelhead Report (11/30/15)

    Heavy slush ice made for difficult fishing conditions on the upper Salmon River this past week. Angler interviews were stopped after Tuesday due to the poor river conditions and low angler effort.

  • Upper Salmon Steelhead Report (11/15/15)

    With catch rates under 16 hours per fish in all location codes, steelhead fishing remained good this past week on the upper Salmon River. Angler effort was lower than the previous week but remained high for the middle of November.

  • Video: Parachuting Beaver Short Found from 1950's

    It wasn't exactly an unreleased Beatles tune or a missing Monet, but the much-talked-about film featuring parachuting beavers was recently rediscovered in Fish and Game's archives.

  • fire closure map 9/25

    Idaho fire closure map update (9/25/2015) - Most "area" closures lifted

    Most of Idaho's fire closure areas have been lifted. However, there are still many trail and road closures in some areas.

  • Idaho fire closure map at a glance (9/21/2015)

    Still more encouraging reductions in closure areas. However, remain cautious and aware of your surroundings while in the field! Continue to respect closure areas and trails and roads and give plenty of room to fire crews.

  • Sept. 18: Clearwater Region lifts fire restriction on F&G lands

    LEWISTON - Due to recent widespread rain events throughout many parts of north-central Idaho, Stage I and Stage II fire restrictions will be lifted on Idaho Fish and Game (IDFG) managed lands across the Clearwater Region, effective immediately.

  • 9-17-2015 fire map

    Idaho fire closure map at a glance (9/17/2015)

    Hunters, anglers and others please note: Trail and road closures still exist in burned areas despite recent wetter, cooler weather. Please respect the trail
  • Idaho fire closure map at a glance (9/12/2015)

    Please note: Trail & road closures exist in burned areas. Please respect the trail closures and travel plan restrictions. The US Forest Service and BLM offices have critical information about these constantly changing, closures.
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    Idaho fire closure map at a glance (9/11/2015)

    Please note: Trail & road closures exist in burned areas. Please respect the trail closures and travel plan restrictions. The US Forest Service and BLM offices have critical information about these constantly changing, closures.