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 11/12/2018 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
Lots has changed since last week at this time especially the water temps.  Even though the air temps are a little warmer this week it is starting to get into winter mode up here.  Lower river will offer the best and longest window as we proceed so no need to go up...

Spokane River

Reported on 11/12/2018 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
The Spokane is a fun river close to town that offers some great winter fishing.  We fished it for a few hours on Sunday and found a couple nice fish swinging streamers and tandem small nymphs rigs.  Lot of blue wings out at about 1:30 that had the fish feeding in the...

Clark Fork

Reported on 11/10/2018 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
With more water this year the fish over here have been very healthy.  Been cold over here this week, but looks like next week is warming up and might offer some decent options again.

The St. Joe

Reported on 11/10/2018 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
Bring on the winter.  Colder up here and more snow, but once things settle down the Joe can be an alright option until it freezes up.  Nymphing and streamer fishing will be the name of the game, but having a few small BWO’s and midges just in case is always a...


Reported on 11/7/2018 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
Rivers are coming back around.  The Clearwater is still on the big side but has been producing very nice fish so far this year.  The Ronde is back in shape so the that is a better option again and the Snake is always a good bet in the winter since the water is warmer...
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.