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

Middle Fork Fly Fishing Trip

$3695 per person. 4 seats per trip

August 18-23 (6 days)
August 26-30
Sept 3-7 
Sept 10-14

5-Day, Private Small Group, Fly Fishing Trip

$3695 per person. 6 person minimum

Sept 18-22

Call Jared (208.345.2400) or Contact Us for availability.  We HOLD seats for 7 days without a deposit 

Trip Highlights- The dry fly trout fishing on the Middle Fork is an amazing experience.  Starting in mid August through the end of the season Rocky teams up with Salmon River Anglers to fish and explore the Frank Church Wilderness. We will fish the Middle Fork and explore its tributaries as we float through the largest roadless wilderness in the United Stares.  The serious fly fisherman will have the opportunity to fish all day, every day. 

Fishing Boats-  Due to the rapids on the Middle Fork , water levels determine the craft.  We use Boulder Boatworks drift boats and Streamtech fishing boats designed specifically for the Middle Fork.  Two anglers per boat.

Includes –  Professional, helpful and friendly fly fishing guides and staff.  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

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


Middle Fork Fly Fishing Trip FAQ’s

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.



Middle Fork Fly Fishing Images

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