Steelhead catch rates continued to improve over the past week on the upper Salmon River. Anglers interviewed downstream of the Middle Fork in location code 14 averaged 12 hours per steelhead caught. Anglers interviewed downstream of North Fork in location code 15 averaged 11 hours per steelhead caught, and anglers interviewed upstream of North Fork in location code 16 averaged 20 hours per steelhead caught.
Angler effort decreased compared to the previous week. The majority of bank anglers were observed downstream of North Fork in location code 15, while the majority of boat anglers were observed upstream of North Fork in location code 16. Angler effort upstream of the Lemhi River in location code 17 remained low.
River conditions remained great throughout the week. On Sunday the river had clear visibility in all areas, and water temperatures were near 40 degrees. Currently, the Salmon River is flowing at 1,200 cfs through the town of Salmon, ID which is 93% of average for today’s date.
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