Water flow: 10000 @Calder
Visibility: 24 inches
Water temperature at mid-day: 44 Degrees F
Water condition: Stained
Best time of day to fish: 10-5pm
Best stretch: Calder to Avery
Best access point: Road is open
Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:
BWO, midges, march browns, and skwalas.
Fish species: Primarily Westslope Cutthroat Trout
Fishing season: Year Round (Prime: July - October)
Nearest airport: Spokane International Airport
Recommended fly fishing leader: 9 Foot Leader
Recommended fly fishing tippet: 4X Tippet
Best fly fishing rod: 9' 5 Weight Fly Rod
Best floating fly line: PowerTaper WF Fly Line
Best sinking fly line: Streamer Stripper Sink Tip Fly Line
The St. Joe River flows through the panhandle region of northern Idaho and is a blue ribbon fishery for Native West Slope Cutthroat trout. The lower portion can be floated but above Avery it is primarily walk and wade water. The best times to count on good fishing are from early June through mid October. Some years like this spring there is decent pre runoff fishing in early to mid spring. These are beautiful ...
fish in a very scenic river.
Wait for it come down.
10000 cfs @ Calder. Gonna have to wait and see what happens.