Lower Salmon River closed for Chinook

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The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has closed all salmon fishing in the two remaining portions of the Lower Salmon River. The Little Salmon River will reopen to salmon fishing during this next four-day interval beginning today.

Fish and Game’s fisheries managers report that by the end of fishing hours on July 1, the sport fishery harvest for the North Fork Clearwater and Lochsa rivers will have been met, so fishing for Chinook salmon on those rivers will close at the end of fishing hours on Sunday, July 1.

The South Fork of the Salmon River and the Upper Salmon River are open for Chinook fishing under these rules.

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