River reports

We have great connections with other outfitters and guides and are more than happy to facilitate trips to other local areas.

The Coeur d’Alene

Reported on 08/15/2019 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
Great week so far on the CDA.  The cooler weather and a push of water has helped dramatically.  Longer nights and cooler temps have this thing back on track.  Terrestrials are still a big player especially later in the day, but blue wings, pmds and caddis are all...

The St. Joe

Reported on 08/15/2019 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
The Joe has dropped back from the weekends storms, but a nice push of water and cooler temps have the river fishing well.  Still getting good reports from above Avery, but the lower river is fishing very well.  Still good float options just don’t try and float...

Kelly Creek and the Lochsa

Reported on 08/15/2019 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
Prime conditions for August.  Some pretty good storms rolled thru last weekend to help kind of refresh the river a little bit.  Still getting great reports of lots of cutties on dries!  Fishing the boulder gardens that get less pressure will help, but if feels more...

Clark Fork

Reported on 08/15/2019 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
Has picked back up with the cooler weather and bump in flows.  The next few days look excellent with temps around 80 degrees and some cloud cover.  Hoppers with a mayfly or caddis trailer has been working better throughout the day.  Pretty amazing conditions for mid...

Spokane River

Reported on 08/15/2019 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
A little bump in flows and the cooler weather has helped.  Still a great place for an morning or evening fish close to town.  Swinging streamers and double nymph rigs have been most consistent for us, but a few times a smaller dry with a soft hackle trailer has picked...
Rivers We Fish Regularly:
The staff at Northwest Outfitters regularly fish the North Fork of the Clearwater, Kelly Creek, and The Lochsa River. Call the shop to find out the fishing status of these beautiful Idaho waterways.