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Steelhead fishing to remain open in the Snake River


November 21, 2018

Steelhead fishing on the Snake River and tributaries will remain open in Washington despite a statewide steelhead fishery closure next month in neighboring Idaho, fishery managers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) said last week.

The Snake River serves as a shared boundary water between Idaho and Washington from Clarkston upstream to the Oregon border. This stretch of the Snake River will still be open to fishing for steelhead after Idaho closes Dec. 7. All anglers fishing for steelhead in this portion of the Snake River will be required to possess a Washington fishing license and catch record card if they are fishing for steelhead.

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