IDFG Commission votes to open Coho Salmon fishing season

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission has voted to immediately open the Coho Salmon fishing season in the Clearwater Region.

The season starts today (Tuesday, September 15) and is allowed 7 days a week in the Clearwater River downstream of Lewiston’s Memorial Bridge and 4 days a week – Thursday through Sunday – in the Clearwater River upstream of Memorial Bridge, North Fork Clearwater River, and Middle Fork Clearwater River.

Starting October 19th, Coho Salmon fishing is allowed 7 days a week in all open areas.

The daily limit is 2 fish.

Coho are just beginning to reach Idaho and officials expect fishing to pick up over the next couple of weeks as more fish arrive.

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