Salmon River, Idaho Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Salmon River, Idaho Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Salmon River is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 4120

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 60 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: All day

Best stretch: Riggins

Best access point: Riggins

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Caddis Salmonflies

Fish species: steelhead, Chinook Salmoon, Smallmouth

Fishing season: Open all year bass, special regs for Steelhead and Salmon.

Nearest airport: Boise

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Salmon River Description

The Salmon River is the longest free flowing river within a states borders in the continental U.S. Consisting of the 2nd deepest canyon in North America from its mouth on the western border of Idaho to its granite peaks upwards of 10,000 ft. at its headwaters in Stanley Basin. This is the farthest inland anadromous fisheries running 800 miles from the Pacific Ocean. World famous for its steelhead and Chinook ...

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Sink tip with flies imitating steelhead and salmon smolt for smallmouth bass.

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