River reports

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Reported on 03/10/2019 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
As out season wraps up over here, this is the time of year we always get the pull to head over the coast.  The OP and other coastal rivers are a cool and humbling place to swing flies, but it would at least get you away from most of the snow, as well as a chance at...

Rocky Ford

Reported on 03/1/2019 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
Looking for a trout fix this probably is your best bet.  No stellar reports coming from over here, but that should pick up as we go through the month.  Light streamers, scuds, small nymphs you know the program.  And if not come on down will fill you in.

Kelly Creek and the Lochsa

Reported on 12/5/2018 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
Lochsa is still an option for trout, Kelly and the North Fork are done until next summer.

The Coeur d’Alene

Reported on 07/31/2018 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
Into summer mode, but the fishing has stayed good. The upper is skinny, but water temps are still holding so the fishing has stayed consistent. The lower and mid rivers are good especially in the morning before you have to contend with the tubers. Still some caddis,...

The St. Joe

Reported on 07/31/2018 by Northwest Outfitters Staff
Still getting good reports from the Joe. Even though the lower is still at a good flow to float, wading the upper sections sounds a bit more fun since there have been a lot of boats down low. The flows at Red Ives are at 282 which is still a prime flow for this time...
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.