Women on the Water: With Steelhead on the rise, female anglers take Idaho’s Salmon River Missoulian: Written by ROB CHANEY Photographed by TOM BAUER of the Missoulian Posted: Thursday, March 4, 2020 7:45pm SALMON, Idaho – Steph Bernt’s 4-year-old face tells you everything you need to know about the thrill of steelhead fishing. But the […]
Fishing Salmon River Steelhead Like Picking a Fight SALMON, Idaho – In shark movies, the excitement starts when the fin breaks the water. With steelhead trout, it’s when a tail as big as a man’s hand swirls out of a coffee-brown river. Every fish on a line weighs a ton when you’re reeling, but seeing […]
Just tell somebody that you’re from the Valley! Those of us who travel around the state have no doubt encountered the forced smiles of locals who are quick to remark that ‘this isn’t the real Idaho’. I usually quell the response, ‘and that’s a good thing!’ Once, a female barfly from Pocatello remarked that this […]
George Brown of Houston, Texas, provides his impressions of Idaho fly fishing trips on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River with Aggipah’s fishing guides in Fly Fishing America magazine. Click on each panel to read the “Middle Fork of the Salmon Fly Fishing on the Fly” on the article.
Virtually no world-class rapids or waterfalls, pictographs or log remains of former cabins have eluded Bill Bernt during his countless trips down the Middle Fork Salmon River in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness. Bernt, a veteran outfitter who owns Aggipah River Trips in Salmon, is part historian, part scientist, part storyteller, part […]
BoatUS editor Ryck Lydecker joined us on the Middle Fork of the Salmon to see first-hand McKenzie River drift boats in use, and describes his Idaho trout fishing trip with Aggipah River Trips. Click to read the “Fast-Water Fly Fishing” article.