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Cutthroat Trout Fishing Guides In Idaho

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Fishing in Ketchum

River Fishing Trip in Ketchum

Premier Trout Slam

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1 - 2 People $
Fishing in Avery

River Fishing Trip in Avery

St. Joe River Cutthroat Trip

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1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Ketchum

River Fishing Trip in Ketchum

Idaho Trout Adventure

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1 - 2 People $

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Other Trips in Idaho

Fishing in Ketchum
Fishing in Ketchum
Fishing in Ketchum
trip description for Idaho Trout Adventure in Ketchum

Get out on the Wood River with one of Scott's expert guides for hours of amazing natural scenery and hungry fish! You'll be stalking big Rainbows, Browns, and Brookies from the bank while testing the precision of your cast in fast-moving water. Get prepared for aggressive bites from deep holes—your guide knows all the best spots and will help you refine your technique. They'll also ensure that you're in the best position to catch fish by adjusting your flies and rigging based on the current hatch, the season, the weather, and years of past experience. All of Scott's guided trips include transport and flies. Rod, reel, boot, and wader rentals are separate. Clients must hold a current Idaho fishing/hunting license. He and his guides pride themselves in providing you with a homemade streamside lunch at an additional fee of 15$. Please be sure to communicate any food allergies or dislikes you might have so that we can be sure to make your lunch as enjoyable as the rest of your trip. Please also be sure to communicate with your guide if you have any other medical conditions, such as bee allergies, and if you carry an epi pen. To maximize your experience on the water, come prepared with the right clothing, polarized sunglasses, sunscreen, and a hat. Get ready to hook 'em! Read More

River Fishing Trip in Ketchum

Idaho Trout Adventure

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1 - 2 People $
Fishing in Ketchum
Fishing in Ketchum
Fishing in Ketchum
trip description for Premier Trout Slam in Ketchum

Spend a full day with one of Scott's expert guides taking in the incredible mountain scenery around Ketchum, Idaho while chasing record-setting trout! You'll be targeting the usual suspects: Brown Trout, Brook Trout, and Rainbows—but stay on the alert for Redband Trout, an Idaho subspecies of the Rainbow Trout. Your guide will help you select the perfect flies, aiming to "match the hatch" while drawing on years of experience reading factors ranging from water temperature to wind. Get your casts ready, because your guide will lead you right to their best honey holes and put you on to some top-tier fish. All of Scott's guided trips include transport and flies. Rod, reel, boot, and wader rentals are separate. Clients must hold a current Idaho fishing/hunting license. He and his guides pride themselves in providing you with a homemade streamside lunch at an additional fee of 15$. Please be sure to communicate any food allergies or dislikes you might have so that we can be sure to make your lunch as enjoyable as the rest of your trip. Please also be sure to communicate with your guide if you have any other medical conditions, such as bee allergies, and if you carry an epi pen. To maximize your experience on the water, come prepared with the right clothing, polarized sunglasses, sunscreen, and a hat. Get ready to hook 'em! Read More

River Fishing Trip in Ketchum

Premier Trout Slam

NEW
1 - 2 People $
Fishing in Riggins
Fishing in Riggins
Fishing in Riggins
trip description for Salmon River Steelhead - 17’ Willie in Riggins

Catching Steelhead is what Captain Fred lives for, and he strives to provide the highest quality Idaho steelhead fishing adventures available on the Salmon River. Get out there and catch some of these beautiful, delicious Salmonids! Born and raised on the Salmon River, Fred is a professional and experienced Steelhead fisherman that will give you the best opportunity to safely hook into that Steelhead or Salmon you have always wanted. With over 70 miles of Idaho’s best steelhead fishing directly accessible from his headquarters in Riggins, Idaho, he can offer the best in Idaho guided Steelhead fishing. All of Fred’s trips are guided in a drift boat. Fred is not only an expert at navigating the river, but is also extremely knowledgeable about the history surrounding this area. A good lunch, quality rods and Steelhead fishing equipment are all provided, along with a propane heater for your comfort. Read More

River Fishing Trip in Riggins

Salmon River Steelhead - 17’ Willie

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17 ft 1 - 3 People $
Fishing in Avery
Fishing in Avery
Fishing in Avery
trip description for St. Joe River Cutthroat Trip in Avery

Come join Tyler, a seasoned fly fishing guide, on this exciting trip on Idaho's beautiful Saint Joe River! Nestled in the heart of the rugged Idaho panhandle, the St. Joe is known for its crystal clear water, freestone riverbottom, and abundant population of native fish. On this trip, you'll be taking aim at Westslope Cutthroat Trout, a gorgeous Rocky Mountain trout that's a blast to catch, and a challenge for flyfisherman of all levels. As you cast your line and wait for the tug, you'll have a perfect chance to take in the stunning scenery that surrounds you. The St. Joe River winds its way through towering pine forests and meadows filled with wildflowers, providing the perfect backdrop for a day of fishing. Plus, with Tyler manning the oars on the driftboat, you'll be able to tackle any stretch of water you want, whether that means targeting deep pockets or hidden seams where big fish love to hang out and wait for a meal. Depending on the weather and the hatch, Tyler will make sure that you're throwing the perfect flies to bag a trophy fish. That could include dry flies if you're seeing rises, nymphs if you're not, and streamers if you're looking to mix it up. With Tyler's expert guidance, you'll practice the ins and outs of fly fishing and have a great chance to hone your skills on this premier trout stream. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced angler, this trip is sure to be a highlight of your Idaho vacation. So grab your rod and reel and get out there! Read More

River Fishing Trip in Avery

St. Joe River Cutthroat Trip

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1 - 6 People $$$

Everything to Know About Booking a fishing trip in Idaho

What are the best cutthroat trout fishing trips in Idaho?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 3 cutthroat trout trips in Idaho, and the most popular trips in the area are Premier Trout Slam guided by Scott, St. Joe River Cutthroat Trip guided by Tyler, and Idaho Trout Adventure guided by Scott.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

The most popular cities to book a Cutthroat Trout charter in Idaho are Ketchum and Avery.

Looking for kid friendly cutthroat trout guides / fishing lessons in Idaho? Check out our beginner and family friendly cutthroat trout guides in Idaho.

What types of cutthroat trout fishing trips are common in Idaho?

River fishing is the most popular for cutthroat trout in Idaho.

The most common fishing techniques in Idaho are fly fishing and wading.

How much does an Idaho cutthroat trout fishing trip cost?

for cutthroat trout in Idaho prices can range anywhere from about $443 to $1,750, but the average price for a half day trip for cutthroat trout in Idaho is $425. The average price for a full day trip for cutthroat trout in Idaho is $1,052.

What month is best for cutthroat trout fishing in Idaho?

The most popular season for cutthroat trout fishing in Idaho is summer, and most anglers book their trips 65 days in advance.

Do I need a Idaho fishing license for cutthroat trout and what are the bag limits for cutthroat trout in Idaho?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in Idaho, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Idaho. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Idaho.

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