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 02/19/2020 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
Overall it has been a great February for those who have been getting out.  Cold nights have the snow pack looking good but afternoons above freezing have provided some great winter fishing.  River is still on the drop, but at a comfortable flow right now.  Swinging...

Steelhead

Reported on 02/19/2020 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
Conditions are shaping up again down South.  Getting decent reports from above Orofino, but the lower river is an option again as the water is down to a fishable level from the bank.  Swinging intruders, leeches, hoho bo speys on a sink tip will cover some water. The...

Spokane River

Reported on 02/19/2020 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
Running just under 6,000 cfs at the Post Falls so this is shaping back up nicely.  The upper has been fishing pretty well and is always worth a couple hours in the afternoons.  Mornings had been pretty good as well, but have been a little cold the last couple days. ...

Clark Fork

Reported on 02/19/2020 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
Clark Fork is starting to wake up and we are hoping to get some pre-runoff fishing over here for the first time in a couple years.  The fishing has been okay this winter, but should start getting better.   The flows are low so if you don’t want to drag you boat...

The St. Joe

Reported on 02/19/2020 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
654 cfs @ Calder and looks like it might start getting icy.  Pretty low for good winter fishing in our opinion.  More snow to deal with along the banks as well since we were up there a couple weeks ago. See Map
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.