Coeur d' Alene River, Idaho Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Coeur d' Alene River, Idaho Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Fish from the rocks, very little wading and be careful putting a boat or pontoon in. The river is fast and has changed in places and we haven't found all the new debris yet.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Coeur d' Alene River is currently Fish somewhere else this week

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 8360 at Enaville

Visibility: 24 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 38 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

Best time of day to fish: 11-4

Best stretch: Cataldo to Pritchard

Best access point: Lower river is still flooded. Be careful.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

midges, little brown stoneflies, rubber legs nymphs, san juans and streamers!

Fish species: Native Westslope Cutthroat Trout.

Fishing season: Year Round (Prime: June - October)

Nearest airport: Spokane International Airport

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Coeur d'Alene River Description

A beautiful mountain river with many miles of great public access a short 40 minutes from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. West Slope Cutthroat are the native species and the river is catch and release only on these pretty fish. There is some pre runoff fishing most years but the season is best from mid May through the end of September. There is an excellent gallery of photos on the photo sharing website,, ...

Techniques & Tips

The water has been dropping and clearing for a few days now so there might be a few options even in the high water. Be safe and this time of year it is always best to err on the side of caution.

7-Day Forecast

Tons of snow left! Supposed to bump up again with the rain, but then hopefully settle down. The weather at the end of the week looks much nicer!

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