This morning the Salmon River near Salmon is running slush ice again. There has been ice for the last several mornings, but yesterday afternoon the river cleared. Ice is forming in the eddies at the ramps, complicating getting a boat out.
Heavy ice flowing this morning in the Salmon area.
Cold this morning, about 13 degrees (though predicted to be 3). River was 32 degrees at the end of the day. I expect there will be ice tomorrow morning. After this cold snap, the river will probably warm a bit again, and provide some more fishing, but migration is surely over. Day before yesterday I […]
This morning the river was 34 degrees, 40 at the end of the day. I was surprised that the river warmed as much as it did, considering that there wasn’t much sun. The river is very clear. We did pretty well today relative to recent fishing–my boat had a couple of hits, a fish lost […]
Steelhead fishing in the Salmon area continues slow, with a few stories of boats with a decent catch. Yesterday Stephanie landed one, lost two, in her boat, and I did the same. Previous days were similar. Water clarity is good, level is strong average for this time of year, temperature in the low 40s. A […]