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

Fly Fishing Clearwater River is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Flying B Ranch

Water flow: 3820

Visibility: 46 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 32 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: When ever they turn on

Best stretch: below orofino

Best access point: Right off the highway.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Streamers, egg patterns.

Fish species: steelhead/ Salmon

Fishing season: 2018

Nearest airport: Spokane International Airport, lewiston, Id. airport

Person Fishing in a stream

Clearwater River Description

The Clearwater River is a beautiful piece of large river, public steelhead water. The Highway follows the river all the way from it's confluence with the Snake River to its headwaters where the Selway and Lochsa Rivers join. Access is easy and the season begins early each August and ends in late March. Winter and early spring fishing can be weather dependant but the fall water conditions are very reliably good ...

Techniques & Tips

Beads and bait

7-Day Forecast

Water temps and cfs are on the rise. Look for things to level out midweek


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