Fishing pressure for Chinook salmon picked up over the weekend

Imnaha River - Imnaha, OR (Wallowa County)

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff


Trout fishing may be good during periods of moderated flows. When the water temperature increases, bass fishing may be good in the lower portions of the river.

The Chinook fishery on the Imnaha River will close on Sunday, July 10. There will be no extension of the season. The Imnaha River is open for fishing for hatchery spring Chinook salmon from the confluence with the Snake River upstream to the Summit Creek bridge. The daily limit is two adult hatchery Chinook salmon and five jack hatchery Chinook salmon. For full details of the 2022 spring Chinook fishing season on the Imnaha River visit the myodfw website or call the Enterprise field office at (541) 426-3279.

Fishing pressure for Chinook salmon picked up over the weekend with more fish being harvested. Expect conditions to be good through the end of the season on Sunday, July 10. Chinook are distributed through the fishery area with more fish arriving daily.

Anglers are reminded that bull trout may be encountered in the Imnaha River and must be released unharmed.

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