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 07/17/2019 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
Colby A. was up fishing Monday and said the clouds and rain made a huge difference.  A medium terrestrial pattern with a small pmd, or caddis bead head dropper was very good in the morning and then streamer fishing was excellent in the afternoon!  The next few days...

The St. Joe

Reported on 07/16/2019 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
Sounds like the Joe is fishing well still especially up high.  The upper river is holding its water a little better and the cooler weather is helping the hatches hang around.  Still been good on terrestrials and anything with the color red seems to be attracting their...

Clark Fork

Reported on 07/16/2019 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
The next few days are looking like good conditions around St. Regis.  Tough to beat cool and cloudy weather in July over here.  Once it gets hot like it is supposed to next week it will be an early morning game.  Pmd’s, caddis, and some BWO’s should be the...

Kelly Creek and the Lochsa

Reported on 07/12/2019 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
Pretty prime time on these two rivers.  Golden stones, green drakes and big attractors seem to be working for most.  Smaller mayfly and caddis patterns are always a good bet.  Streamer fishing can be very fun over here as well.  Really it is mid july and while the...


Reported on 07/12/2019 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
Top water action has been good for the bass.  Most the lakes are fishing pretty well especially early and late in the day.  A little more traffic on the water, but still a good place to spend some time!  Been seeing a few more pike cruising as of late as...
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.