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Board approves Aug. 18 fall chinook opener

Fall chinook fishing on area rivers will open Aug. 18 and IDFG anticipates 18,000 adult fish, down from 24,780 last year. The following areas open to fishing for fall chinook:

• Snake River from the Washington/Idaho border upstream to Hells Canyon Dam.

• Clearwater River from its mouth upstream to Memorial Bridge

• Salmon River from its mouth upstream to Eye of the Needle Rapids.


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