The Idaho public will get a chance to participate in a public meeting focused on the restoration of salmon. The Governor's Salmon Workgroup is scheduled to meet next week on September 20, in Lewiston at the Idaho Department of Fish and Game Regional Office
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission is set to vote on a proposal to allow catch-and-keep steelhead fisheries on the Snake, Salmon and Little Salmon rivers and on the Clearwater River and its north, south and middle forks.
AHSAHKA, Idaho (AP) — Officials in northern Idaho say about 200 federally protected adult steelhead have died in the North Fork of the Clearwater River, apparently after sustaining injuries at a Dworshak Dam turbine.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials say changes in how dams on the Snake and Columbia rivers are operated are needed to improve migratory conditions for protected runs of Snake River chinook salmon and steelhead.