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Idaho Expected to Re-Open Salmon River Chinook Fishery

April 18, 2008 By: Marshall Cutchin

As Jason Kauffman reports in the Idaho Mountain Express, state officials feel that the recovery of chinook salmon in the Sawtooth Valley has been strong enough to let them consider re-opening the fishery after more than 30 years. “The commission is expected to consider the season on the upper Salmon and another on the South Fork of the Salmon River east of McCall in May, a Fish and Game news release states.”