Although a decision isn’t likely until the end of this week, a spring chinook salmon season is likely to open in phases on the Washington portion of the Snake River starting around April 20, state officials say.
When approved by federal fisheries officials, the season will be posted on the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department website.
Idaho’s spring chinook season opens April 23.
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