Snake River spring chinook season will have limited openings for 2019

  WDFW FISHING RULE CHANGE   Snake River spring chinook fishery to open two days per week   Action: Spring chinook salmon fishery opens two days per week (Saturday and Sunday) beginning May 11, 2019 in sections of the Snake River.  Effective date:  May 11, 2019 until further notice. Species affected: Salmon. Locations:  A)  Below Little Goose Dam:  The Snake River …

New Year! Spells new rules for Northwest Anglers

01/01/2016 – Robert Deen – Angers Club Magazine   New Year, New Rules –  A new year means it’s time to buy a fishing license.  New licenses are required on January 1 in most states. The New Year also means new regulations. Here is a round up of significant changes for California, Idaho, Oregon, Washington. …

Devistating report indicated only 10 percent of Snake River Sockeye survived in 2015

12/07/2015 – Courtney Flatt – Northwest Public Radio This year’s hot summer and low river flows devastated Snake River sockeye. “We had August-like temperatures in late June, square on the shoulders of the sockeye migration,” said Ritchie Graves, with NOAA Fisheries. It turns out 90 percent of Snake River sockeye were dead before they reached …

Idaho anglers get triples bag limits!

Doug Lindley – Idaho State Journal 11/28/2015 The Idaho Fish and Game Commission recently approved changes to the state’s fishing rules for the 2016, 2017 and 2018 seasons. The new rules will go into effect on Jan. 1. Among the new rules is a new statewide possession limit, which will be three times the daily bag …