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Chinook Salmon

Thursday, September 18, 2014 

 
Licenses and Salmon Permits
Fishing for salmon in Idaho requires a fishing license and a permit. Licenses can be purchased at Fish and Game offices, license vendors and online.

Resident
  • Fishing License - $25.75
  • Junior License (14-17 years) - $13.75
  • Salmon Permit - $12.75

Note to Nonresidents: When you purchase a nonresident hunting license, it includes a 3-day fishing license. Salmon or steelhead permit sold separately.

Nonresident
  • Fishing License - $98.25
  • Junior Fishing License -$21.75
  • Salmon Permit - $25.75
  • 3-day Salmon License and Permit - $37.50
 
 
Many of the techniques used to fish for steelhead can also be used for salmon fishing.

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How did the salmon get here?

Questions & Answers 
Friday Sep. 12, 2014
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Q: Chinook Returns Idaho vs Washington?
Wednesday Sep. 10, 2014
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Q: Red Fish @ Redfish lake?
Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014
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Q: Sockeye Salmon run Red Fish Lake?
Saturday Aug. 16, 2014
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Q: Is there a difference between a Idaho Grey Wolf and a Northern Canadian Wolf?
Friday Aug. 8, 2014
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Q: Predator killing contests ?
Monday Aug. 4, 2014
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Q: Unit 37 elk?
Sunday Aug. 3, 2014
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Q: Steelhead Run?
Sunday Aug. 3, 2014
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Q: Wolf Trapping Class?
Saturday Jul. 26, 2014
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Q: Chinook broodstock goals ?
Thursday Jul. 24, 2014
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Q: Where are all the unaccounted for Salmon?
Thursday Jul. 24, 2014
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Q: Coho Salmon?
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Dani and JP with salmon

Huge driftboat Chinook

 
Patterson and a big Clearwater River fish

Scott's Salmon River Chinook

 
Joe's South Fork salmon

Eric's Salmon River prize

Last Updated: September 16, 2014 
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