by Kevin Hughes
on Thursday, May 12th, 2011 at 8:53am.
Come to Idaho for one of the most spectacular fishing adventures you’ll ever experience. Flowing rivers, bubbling brooks, rushing streams, white waters and majestic lakes give you different challenges in fishing. Try out all your best lures and then switch to live bait to see which works better on all the huge fish in Idaho.
There are many areas in Idaho set aside just for fishing. You can fish as well as hunt at the Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge and the Diamond T Guest Ranch.
You’ll have a great time fishing at Fishing Hells Canyon in Clarkston, Idaho. Come experience the Canyon’s steep jagged walls and roaring white water. You’ll come back to this fishing spot over and over! This steep and rugged section of Hells Canyon offers a world-class fishery for Steelhead, Smallmouth Bass and Sturgeon. Idaho’s Clearwater River holds some of the largest B-run Steelhead in the nation. The average Clearwater Steelhead caught in Fishing Hells Canyon weighs between 10 – 16 pounds, with many over a whopping 20 pounds. The guides at the Canyon have a finely tuned technique of side drifting bait that is a very effective and exciting way to catch these huge B-run steelhead! Whether you're a seasoned fisherman or this is your first time, our professional guides will net you a volume of fish. From whitewater fishing adventures to a peaceful day of drift fishing the Clearwater, you’ll have a fantastic day fishing with the Canyon’s experienced guides.
Additionally, Henry's Fork Ranch offers 500 acres and 2 miles of private river access. The Henry's Fork of the Snake River offers sportsmen fishing, bird watching, waterfowl hunting, cross country skiing, sightseeing and much more. The Henry's Fork Ranch can serve as your base camp for exploring the Greater Yellowstone area, Grand Teton National Park, Harriman State Park and numerous area attractions.
Located on a dramatic bend of eastern Idaho’s world famous South Fork of the Snake River, South Fork Lodge is a premiere fly-fishing destination. The 65 miles of the South Fork of the Snake River is known by many as one of the best tail water and dry fly fisheries in the country. The Lodge offers the ultimate access to this extraordinary natural resource. The comfort of the Lodge, the magic of the South Fork, and the many other activities of the surrounding area from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole ensures a fly-fishing experience that you will never forget.
These are just a few of the fishing opportunities available in Idaho, even near Boise. Whether you’ve never fished before, you’re a pro-fisherman, or you just grew up fishing there’s a place in Idaho to fish for you. Idaho Real Estate has many things to offer—being close to the best fishin’ holes is just one. Check out today’s new listings to find your perfect Idaho property close to your favorite fishing spot or check out visitid.org to see more spots for fishing and more in Idaho.