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2016 Spring Chinook Season Harvest Report

Sunday, May 29, 2016 

May 16 to May 22, 2016
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 286 0 286 7,515 26.3 0 Section closed to salmon fishing on May 20.
Cherrylane Bridge to Orofino Bridge 338 6 344 5,652 16.4 14  
North Fork Clearwater River 192 7 199 3,234 16.3 11  
Orofino Bridge to Kooskia Bridge 73 0 73 2,656 36.4 0  
Middle Fork Clearwater River 5 0 5 458 91.6 0  
South Fork Clearwater River 0 0 0 0 NA 0 No effort or catch observed.
Lochsa River 0 0 0 0 NA 0 No effort or catch observed.
Weekly Total 894 13 907 19,515 21.5 25  
Season Total 1,379 2 1,381 38,456 25.7 126  


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 219 16 235 4,056 17.3 12  
Hammer Creek Boat Ramp to Time Zone Bridge 93 0 93 3,644 39.2 0  
Time Zone Bridge to Short's Creek 88 0 88 1,717 19.5 0  
Short's Creek to Vinegar Creek 0 0 0 0 NA 0 No effort or catch observed.
Little Salmon River - mouth to lower Pollock Bridge 3 0 3 627 209 0  
Little Salmon River - upstream of lower Pollock Bridge 0 0 0 0 NA 0 No effort or catch observed.
Weekly Total 403 16 419 10,044 24 12  
Season Total 426 16 442 4,883 11 13  
Snake River Drainage
  Adults Kept Jacks Kept Total Kept Angler Hours Fished Hours Per Fish Kept Unclipped Adults Released Comments
Hells Canyon Dam Tailrace 217 13 230 1,917 8.3 2  
Season Total 230 13 243 3,343 13.8 0  
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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