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Fishing guide Toby Wyatt holds a Clearwater River B-run steelhead for a client. (Reel Time Fishing)

B-Run steelhead are angler eye pleasers 

FISHING -- Snake River steelhead come in two varieties: the beautiful early A-run fish that might run about six pounds and the spectacular bigger B-run fish like one pictured above. Most of the B-run steelies are bound for Idaho's Clearwater River, and now's a darned...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 26, 2015

A crane on the Heidi Renee dredges sediment from the Clearwater River.  (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

Corps completes dredging in Snake-Clearwater rivers

RIVERS -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today completed maintenance dredging in the barging channel and two port berthing areas in the Snake and Clearwater rivers where accumulated sediment had interfered with navigation. "Dredging was performed to meet a current immediate need to re-establish...

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MONDAY, FEB. 16, 2015

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TUESDAY, JAN. 27, 2015

An angler holds a fine Clearwater steelhead caught with the help of Clarkston-based fishing guide Toby Wyatt, right. (Courtesy)

Steelheading improves in Idaho's Clearwater River

FISHING -- Anglers fishing the Clearwater River are enjoying a healthy increase in the number of steelhead returning, according to the Idaho Fish and Game Department. After a lackluster season in 2013-2014, the number of “B-run” steelhead is up in 2015, and anglers are taking...

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SATURDAY, JAN. 17, 2015

SATURDAY, NOV. 29, 2014

An angler holds a fine Clearwater steelhead caught with the help of Clarkston-based fishing guide Toby Wyatt, right. (Courtesy)

River changes could spur Clearwater steelheading 

FISHING -- Clarkston-based fishing guide Toby Wyatt has this professional insight on what steelhead anglers might expect, possibly as soon as this weekend: Despite a very strong run of B run Steelhead due to low burn stained ( runoff from fire's) water the Clearwater has...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 12, 2014

Idaho Falls angler Steve Micek landed an 11.8-pound coho from the Clearwater River on Nov. 9, 2014, to set an Idaho state record for ocean-run coho salmon.  (Courtesy)

11.8-pound record coho caught in Clearwater

FISHING -- Idaho Falls angler Steve Micek landed an 11.8-pound coho from the Clearwater River on Sunday, Nov. 9, to set an Idaho state record for ocean-run coho salmon. The catch tops the record set last month as Idaho's first designated coho season kicked off...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 21, 2014

Ethan Crawford caught a 9.4-pound coho in the Clearwater River to set an Idaho state record during the weekend of Oct. 18-19, 2014.

Idaho record coho caught on Clearwater 

FISHING -- Idaho's first specific coho fishing season opened Friday on the Clearwater River and before the weekend was over, the state had a new record for coho salmon. Ethan Crawford caught a 9.4-pound coho in the Clearwater and had it officially weighed, according to...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 17, 2014

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