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steelhead fishing

Steelhead Fishing

Idaho Jet Boat Fishing

Our jet boats and skilled captains give you a unique ability to catch Steelhead in the most remote and uncrowded places in Idaho. Our jet boat charters are a great option for both novice and experienced fishermen, customized to your abilities. Let us help you hook into an Idaho Steelhead (ocean run Rainbow Trout) while taking in the wilderness of the Salmon River Canyon and it’s wildlife. We strive to provide the highest quality Idaho Steelhead fishing adventures available. Steelhead fishing with us will give you the best opportunity to hook into that Steelhead you have always wanted. We operate on over 200 miles of Idaho’s best Steelhead rivers many only accessible by jet boat. Our trips are guided by knowledgeable guides of not only the river but also the history surrounding this area and it’s fish.

Drift Boat Fishing

Our Steelhead fishing guides are professional, experienced fisherman that will give you the best opportunity to safely hook into that Steelhead or Salmon you have always wanted. With many miles of Idaho’s best Steelhead fishing directly accessible from our headquarters in Riggins Idaho, we can offer the most avid sportsman the best in Idaho guided Steelhead fishing.

Fish With the Best

We are located in the prime location for Idaho Steelhead and our lodges offer a unique advantage for our fishermen to be successful along with great food and accomodations. Our lodge location at China Bar and also at Mackay Bar provides for an exciting opportunity to catch the fish of a lifetime in one of the most remote areas in the lower 48 states. Catching Steelhead is what we live for, let us bring you the dedication and quality you deserve and expect.

Why Choose Us

We fish some of the most spectacular wilderness in the country. We are permitted for more river miles in Idaho than any other fishing outfitter. If the conditions are not great on one section we can get you to the fish on another. We operate both jet boats and drift boats to make sure you get the best experience possible and to allow us to get places no one else goes.

  • Experience: Since 1947
  • Our Guides: Proffessional and Knowledgable
  • Quality: Good Fishing Gear and Tackle
  • Our Lodges: Uncrowded and Remote
Fishing season and species chart

Salmon River

The River of No Return is the largest un damed rivers in the lower 48 and has hundreds of miles of natural spawning of wild Steelhead. The Salmon River has breathtaking scenery and is teeming with wildlife. The Salmon River boasts some of the best wild and hatchery runs of Steelhead in the nation along with great Spring Chinook Salmon.

Snake River

Hells Canyon is awesome in every way, the best year around fishing in Idaho. The Snake River offers consistent water temperatures to give it great winter Steelhead fishing. Choose early Fall for Steelhead, Bass, Sturgeon and Fall “King” Salmon on the same trip.

idaho steelhead fishing trip
1 Day Salmon River Trip

Meet at Vinegar Creek at 8am MT. You will be back around 4pm. A nice lunch and drinks are provided.

snake river idaho steelhead
1 Day Hells Canyon Trip

Meet your captain at Pittsburgh Landing at 8am MT. You will be back around 4pm. A nice lunch and drinks are provided.

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3 Day 2 Night
Ram House Lodge Trip

Meet at Vinegar Creek at 3pm MT. You will be back around 2pm. A nice lunch and drinks are provided.

drift boat fishing in idaho
1 Day Drift Boat Trip

Meet your guide in Riggins 7am MT. You will be back around 4 to 5pm. A nice lunch and drinks are provided.

Experience "Hells Canyon" - Call (888) 893-2820


"Bar none a consistently great experience... Professional, knowledgeable, personable and fun to work with. These guys work in some of the most scenic wilderness areas on the planet."
family jet boat tour in hells canyon
Ron Ray
Adventure Enthusiast
“Amazing! We had so much fun! 1 day up the"river of no return"! Day 2 sturgeon fishing was just as much fun. Hell's canyon was beautiful and Jeff showed us all of it's glory! Thanks guys! We'd do it again in a heartbeat!"
Crystal Noyes