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Good news for chinook salmon anglers: Fort Peck Reservoir and hatchery crews recently stocked record numbers of chinook fingerlings into Fort Peck Reservoir this spring — more than 534,000.

Fisheries managers at the Idaho Department of Fish and Game are asking anglers if they’d prefer to fish just two days a week for spring chinook and be able to keep one adult salmon each day or if they’d like to fish four days a week but only be able to keep an adult fish on one of them.

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After a slow 2017 season, chinook salmon are biting at Fort Peck Reservoir meaning that anglers with downrigger-fitted boats fitted have been flocking to the dam area in search of fish.

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