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FEATURED REPORTS - September, 2022

Salmon fishery update for the Snake River

Salmon fishery update for the Snake River

Report Date: Action: Opens some sections of the Snake River to coho retention. Species affected: Salmon. Locations, Effective dates, and Rules: Snake River from the mouth (Burbank to Pasco railroad bridge at Snake River mile 1.25) to Lower Granite dam: Immediately through Oct. 31, 2022: Open...

Lower Owyhee River Report

Report Date: Recent sampling indicated trout densities are around 2,600 fish per mile from the dam downstream to the power lines. Relatively high densities of trout persist downstream from the dam for about the next six or seven miles. Below that, densities...

A great afternoon of catfishing on The Snake River

A great afternoon of catfishing on The Snake River

Report Date: Bass fishing the Snake River can be great during the summer. Bass will readily take small jigs fished near the bottom, and they also can be caught on flies. Sturgeon fishing has been good in the Snake River this summer...

Fishing for catfish has been good on the reservoir

Report Date: Brownlee Reservoir is 23 ft below full pool. All boat ramps are useable except for Spring Recreation Boat Ramp. Follow the links below to get up-to-date information on access along Brownlee Reservoir. Call the Idaho Power Company’s recording at 1-800-422-3143 to...

Fishing continues to be good for tiger trout up to 15 inches

Fishing continues to be good for tiger trout up to 15 inches

Report Date: Fishing continues to be good for tiger trout up to 15 inches, and the occasional brook or cutthroat trout. Bait presentations work well but also try Jake's Spin-A-Lures, spinners, small crankbaits and fly presentations. Good flies to try are streamers...