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Public Comment Sought on 2023 Chinook Season

Idaho Fish and Game is scoping angler input for upcoming spring and summer Chinook fisheries. In-person meetings are being held the weeks of Feb 13 and 20. Additionally, Fish and Game are gathering online public input from Feb. 21 to Feb. 26, for those who are unable to attend in-person meetings.

We would like your input on management strategies for 2023 spring/summer Chinook salmon fisheries in the Clearwater, Hells Canyon, lower Salmon, Little Salmon, and South Fork Salmon river drainages.

The deadline to comment is February 26.

After reviewing anglers’ feedback and considering agency goals, season proposals will be developed and presented to the Commission at their meeting in Boise on March 16 for spring Chinook seasons. Summer Chinook seasons are set by the Commission in May or June.

View proposals and submit comments here.

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