Keep the Steelhead You Snag in the Snake River This Weekend
Thanks to a rule change, this weekend, you get to keep the steelhead you catch in the Snake River.
Go ahead, bait that hook and drop a line to troll a while, you anglers get to keep hatchery steelhead that are less than 28 inches long in the lower Snake River starting Saturday, November 18th.
The limit is two hatchery steelhead a day, steelhead 28 inches or longer must be released.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife says this new rule is in effect from the mouth of the Snake River to the Washington and Idaho state line.
Angers can keep hatchery steelhead that are less than 28 inches long in the lower Snake River starting Saturday.