Site Type

Site Name

 

SNJ - Snake River Trap

The Snake River Smolt Trap is located at River Kilometer 225 on the Snake River, immediately above the confluence with the Clearwater River. SNJ has been deployed annually during the Spring since 1989. PIT tag interrogation data are generated for previously-tagged fish recaptured at the trap.

Operated by:

IDFG

First year:

1989

Last year:

2017

RKM:

522.225

Site Contacts

Steward

Scott Putnam
scott.putnam@idfg.idaho.gov
(208) 799-5010

Map

Operational Dates

Year Start Date End Date Notes
2014 3/6/2014 5/8/2014 Trapping paused March 10-15 and April 1-3.
2016
2015 3/3/2015 6/1/2015
2017
1989 3/23/1989 6/12/1989 The Start_date and End_date values reflect the first and last dates of detection, respectively. The actual interval of operational dates is not known.
1990 3/27/1990 5/27/1990 The Start_date and End_date values reflect the first and last dates of detection, respectively. The actual interval of operational dates is not known.
1991 4/24/1991 6/16/1991 The Start_date and End_date values reflect the first and last dates of detection, respectively. The actual interval of operational dates is not known.
1992 4/21/1992 7/4/1992 The Start_date and End_date values reflect the first and last dates of detection, respectively. The actual interval of operational dates is not known.
1993 4/7/1993 7/10/1993 The Start_date and End_date values reflect the first and last dates of detection, respectively. The actual interval of operational dates is not known.
1994 4/9/1994 7/17/1994 The Start_date and End_date values reflect the first and last dates of detection, respectively. The actual interval of operational dates is not known.
1995 3/30/1995 5/23/1995 The Start_date and End_date values reflect the first and last dates of detection, respectively. The actual interval of operational dates is not known.
1996 1/1/1996 5/15/1996 The Start_date and End_date values reflect the first and last dates of detection, respectively. The actual interval of operational dates is not known.
1997 3/23/1997 5/6/1997 The Start_date and End_date values reflect the first and last dates of detection, respectively. The actual interval of operational dates is not known.
1998 3/24/1998 6/11/1998 Dates and times based on first/last reported detections.
1999 3/17/1999 5/25/1999 Dates and times based on first/last reported detections.
2000 4/3/2000 6/12/2000 Dates and times based on first/last reported detections.
2001 4/17/2001 6/27/2001 Dates and times based on first/last reported detections.
2002 3/11/2002 6/7/2002
2003 3/9/2003 5/27/2003 IDFG began operations on the Snake River Trap (at the Hwy-12 bridge) on 3/9/03. Trapping operations were terminated sometime after midnight on 5/27/03 due to high flows and debris buildup.
2004 3/7/2004 6/4/2004
2005 3/6/2005 6/22/2005 Trapping was suspended between 5/22/05 and 5/31/05 due to debris. Trap operations were terminated on June 3, but resumed on June 16 to assist with evaluation of summer spill. Trapping was completed on June 22, 2005, at 0900 for the season.
2006 3/5/2006 5/17/2006 The Snake trap was out of service between April 10 and April 12, 2006. The Snake Trap was OOS from 2100 on 4/14/06 2100 until 1100 on 4/19/06 due to flows and debris. The trap was OOS from 2100 on 4/30/06 to 1730 on 5/4/06 due to high water and much debris. The trap was pulled on 05/17/06 for the season due to large amounts of debris.
2007 3/4/2007 5/25/2007
2008 3/9/2008 5/19/2008 The Snake trap was deployed on March 9, and pulled for the season on May 19.
2009 3/8/2009 5/20/2009 The Snake River smolt trap began the 2009 trapping season on 03/08/09 at 13:30 PST; trapping was suspended on May 20, and did not resume.
2010 3/7/2010 5/28/2010 This year, one of the 8" antennas was replaced with a Biomark 11" ISO antenna.
2011 3/6/2011 5/12/2011 The trap was deployed on March 6, and pulled for the season on May 12.
2012 3/4/2012 5/24/2012 Trapping started on March 4. Trapping was suspended from April 24 - May 2. Trapping ended on May 24.
2013 3/3/2013 5/15/2013 Trapping suspended from May 13-14.

Current and Historic Site Configurations

Config Seq: 110

Start Date: 1/1/1994

End Date:

Config Seq: 100

Start Date: 3/23/1989

End Date: 1/1/1994

Event Logs