The upper Salmon River continued to fish well over the past week. Catch rates were at, or under 16 hours per steelhead in all monitored location codes. Angler effort remained high with the majority of anglers found downstream of Salmon, but effort upstream of Salmon increased as well. Interviewed anglers fishing downstream of the Middle Fork in location code 14 averaged 15 hours per steelhead caught and 55 hours per steelhead kept. Downstream of North Fork in location code 15, interviewed anglers averaged 12 hours per steelhead caught and 16 hours per steelhead kept. Interviewed anglers fishing downstream of the Lemhi River in location code 16 averaged 16 hours per steelhead caught and 31 hours per steelhead kept. Downstream of the Pahsimeroi River in location code 17, interviewed anglers averaged 6 hours per steelhead caught and 9 hours per steelhead kept.
The Salmon River is currently flowing at 1,290 cfs through the town of Salmon, which is 96% of average for today’s date. Over the weekend water temperatures were in the upper 30s to lower 40s with clear visibility.
Report by Brent Beller * Fisheries Technician * Idaho Department of Fish and Game – Region 7
104 Year-old bags first buck during first hunt!
Bear Found Relaxing like Human on Couch
Wolverine Hunting Deer in Montana
HYALITE GRAND SLAM!!!
By Montana Grant
Tune into the Season Finale of Hunters’ Breakfast
Draft Environmental Assessment Published for Flathead Lake State Park Permanent Easement Acquisition
By Moosetrack Megan
Timber Project Underway Near Hungry Horse Reservoir Changes Winter Access to East Side Reservoir Road 38
R3: 2019 general hunting season wraps up in southwest Montana
Antis File Lawsuit Claiming Government Illegally Killing MT Wildlife
Central to Eastern MT Fishing Report 12.4.19
FOREST SERVICE WANTS INJUNCTION TO CUT BOZEMAN TIMBER!!!
Brett French Presents: Whatever Happened to…
Reward offered in unusual number of spotlighting cases
Pheasant release application deadline is January 15
Spring Creeks Fishing Report by Montana Angler 12.3.19
How to Clean a Wild Turkey [VIDEO]
Female mountain lion hunting to close in HD 380
Fish and Wildlife Commission to meet December 5 – revised agenda
Region three investigates three big game poaching cases
NW Montana Fishing Report by Snappy’s Sport Senter 12.2.19
Fwd: Upper Salmon River Weekly Steelhead Report 12.2.19
They’re back: Candlelight tours at Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park
2020 Off-Highway Vehicle Grant Cycle Opens Dec. 2