If you’re tired of crowded gravel bars, steelhead Fishing the Salmon River in Idaho should be on your radar. The Salmon River has some of the best wilderness steelhead fishing in the lower 48. This outfitter specializes in swinging flies in remote locations away from highways and crowds.
Steelhead fishing for wild-run steelhead on the Salmon River in Idaho.
The Salmon River flows through a granite-walled canyon is one-fifth of a mile deeper than the Grand Canyon. In fact, for almost 180 miles, the Salmon River Canyon is more than one mile deep! Wild and hatchery steelhead enter the Salmon River in the fall and fish runs can greatly depend on the weather and water levels leading up to and in October. Fishing is most productive with gear fishing the deep pools and tail outs of runs. However fly fishing can also be done this time of year with a spey rod.
The Salmon River has some of the best wilderness steelhead fishing in the lower 48 and the wilderness section of river you will be fishing offers many runs to swing while wade fishing. If this sounds good, contact us today.
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Greg Prossen –
I’d do it again in a heartbeat. The water was fantastic, scenery even better and Brent was over the top. Idaho is a cool place.
San Cefaratti –
Awesome guide that went above and beyond. Incredible Salmon River access.