Middle Fork Fly Fishing

Salmon River Anglers teams up with Rocky Mountain River Tours to deliver the best fly fishing experience in the United States.  Idaho’s Middle Fork of the Salmon River is a designated blue ribbon trout stream, designated “Wild & Scenic’ River running through the Rocky’s most pristine wilderness. The Middle Fork of the Salmon is successfully managed to offer a wilderness experience to all its visitors. This results in great fishing and zero crowds.

Trip Details

Adults – $2195
Students (10-24) – $1795

August 18-23
August 26-31
Sept 3-7 – This 5-day trip often falls on Labor Day Weekend $2050/$1550

Call Jared (208.345.2400) or Contact Us for availability.  We HOLD seats for 7 days without a deposit while you rally your group!

Trip Highlights- Rocky’s late summer 6 day trips are perfect for guests with mixed pursuits.  The serious fly fisherman will have the opportunity to fish all day, every day.  While the rest of the family enjoys fun rapids, hotsprings, hikes, amazing Dutch oven food and exploring the largest road-less wilderness in the US. Guests will enjoy a scenic flight from Stanley Idaho directly to the Middle Fork

Trip Notes – Rocky’s August 6 Day Raft & Fish trips offer the opportunity to experience the Middle Forks amazing fly fishing while running fun & safe whitewater.  These trips are special, and we bring along drift boats and fishing raft to celebrate!  Salmon River Anglers, Rocky’s fly fishing partners on the Middle Fork,  join the adventure. Beginning the middle of August, our senior fly guides & instructors migrate from our 1 day float trips on the headwaters of the Salmon to the hopper-hungry Cutthroat trout of the Middle Fork.

Includes –  Professional & fun guides.  One professional fly fishing guide/instructor and fishing specific boat per 12 guests.  New, comfortable camping equipment. Top notch rafting gear.  Sodas, regional beer, selected wine, fresh & creative food. Comfortable Motor Coach return to Stanley at the end of your trip.

Food – Fine food complements the Middle Fork itself.  We believe in fresh, creative food…and lots of it.  Dutch oven cuisine is a specialty and a tradition of Rocky Mountain River Tours.  Guests experience breakfast sticky-buns, Pecan-Crusted Pork Tenderloin and a creative array of Dutch oven cakes.   Check out the video-short:  Rocky Food . We are happy to accommodate gluten-free, vegan and other specialty diets.  Call us for details

Boat Options – Guide driven oar boats, a paddle boat and inflatable kayaks are available daily.  Our 18 wheeler, aka,  Sweepboat caries all the gear ahead to our campsite.  This gives us plenty of clutter free, comfortable space on all our boats for our guests to enjoy.

Beyond the Banks – Rafting is only part of the trip.  Rocky trips offer hiking, exploring waterfalls, discovering pictographs, experiencing historical homesteads, soaking in natural hot springs and witnessing wildlife. Join us and explore The Frank Church Wilderness & Middle Fork of the Salmon, one of America’s most awe-inspiring landscapes. Check out this video-short: Rocky Camp Life

Rapids – Fun Class II, II, III & IV

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What our Guests are saying…

Salmon River Anglers has been offering the Sun Valley clientele Float Fly Fishing trips on the Upper Salmon River since 2005. Salmon River Anglers has a tradition of fun, personable, professional fishing guides that know how to put together a great day on the river. Rocky Mountain River Tours has a tradition of award winning Dutch oven cuisine and superior customer service. Mix the two…and you have the best fly fishing experience in America, Idaho’s Middle Fork of the Salmon.

Rocky Mountain River Tours is the only Middle Fork outfitter to be featured in both the New York Times and Wall Street Journal (click images below). The great response to our trips continues to grow and recently was included in the 1000 Places to See Before you Die, a national best seller, and rave reviews on Tripadvisor.com.

Don’t take our word for it, join the Rocky crew for a week on the Middle Fork of the Salmon and learn first hand what all the hype is about.



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