There are many ways to explore the fast-flowing waters of the beautiful Salmon River. While most consider whitewater rafting the premier river trip, Salmon River Anglers offers a special selection of premier fly fishing journeys for beginners and fishing enthusiasts. Whether you want to enjoy a half-day adventure or a multi-day river expedition, you’ll discover the perfect itinerary for you and your party!
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3 of the Best Experiences Provided by Salmon River Anglers
Salmon River Anglers is a subsidiary of Sawtooth Mountain Guides, which provides some of the top adventure tours in our area. Whether you want to hike, fish, or raft, you’ll find it with this highly recommended local company. Here are three of Salmon River Anglers top fishing adventures:
Fly Fishing School
Salmon River Anglers hosts a fly fishing school that is perfect for beginners. These excursions provide you with the opportunity to learn proper flying fishing techniques while rafting down one of the most beautiful stretches of the Salmon River. The price of the fly fishing school experience includes a fishing instructor, a drift boat, a fly rod, and a complete collection of necessary fishing equipment. If you want to try your luck at alpine river angling, then this trip is for you!
Float Fly Fishing Trip
The float fly fishing trip is an incredible experience for those wanting to get out on the fiver and test their angling skills. Salmon River Anglers guides you through the Lower Salmon River on a five to eight-hour tour weaves you through gorgeous canyons at a relaxed pace. You’ll stop along the banks of the river for a delicious catered lunch before continuing on your fun journey!
Tip: The float fly fishing trip and the fly fishing school only allow two guests per boat/guide, so if you have a larger party, make sure that you contact Salmon River Anglers for trip options.
Middle Fork Fly Fishing
Rafting on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River is one of the most unique experiences in the Gem State. Salmon River Anglers takes you on an exciting journey through this untouched wilderness you can fish all, soak in natural riverside hot springs, enjoy tasty Dutch Oven cuisine, hiking to hidden waterfalls, and camping under the stars. Check their website for a list of trip dates and more specifics on what you should pack for your excursion. If you want to experience nature at its finest, this is the trip for you!
After a fun day of casting your line into the Salmon River, head back to Redfish Lake Lodge. Our variety of lodging options range from classic suites to large family cottages. Step out of your accommodation to our scenic lakefront, where you can rent a boat from the marina, enjoy live entertainment in the summer, and savor authentic Idaho cuisine at one of our three on-site dining options.