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Chinook Salmon

Friday, November 27, 2015 

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.

  • 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.

  • 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 salmon can also be used for steelhead fishing.

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How did the salmon get here?

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Thursday Nov. 19, 2015
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Q: Transplanted Steelhead Homing Instinct?
Monday Nov. 9, 2015
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Q: Salmon/steelhead license?
Wednesday Nov. 4, 2015
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Q: What is the Cutthroat trout limit on the main Salmon River below the Middle Fork?
Thursday Oct. 15, 2015
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Q: Steelhead license?
Saturday Oct. 10, 2015
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Q: Salmon fishing in Andersen res.?
Saturday Oct. 3, 2015
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Q: Back country hunt?
Monday Sep. 28, 2015
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Q: Fishing on the middle fork by the flying B ranch in November?
Thursday Sep. 24, 2015
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Q: Steelhead and Chinoock Salmon Fishing on the Salmon River Upstream of Stanely ID?
Saturday Sep. 19, 2015
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Q: Yankee Fork?
Saturday Sep. 19, 2015
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Q: Salmon elk zone?
Wednesday Sep. 9, 2015
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Q: Jet boat salmon river?

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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: July 6, 2015 
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