Middle Fork users in for a fight to save historic use. Author: Mad Dog II “The Frank Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It” will once again be the rallying cry for all users of the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, and especially the users of the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. Visitors to the […]
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February 2016 The Middle Fork Outfitters Association (MFOA), a non-profit business trade organization representing all 26 Middle Fork outfitter whitewater rafting businesses, supports continued common sense efforts to preserve cultural resources along the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. However, MFOA remains concerned that the Historic Preservation Plan (HPP) for the Frank Church River of […]
Good Snowpack Means Great Rafting and Fishing This Summer While most of California, Montana, Oregon and Washington have been starved of precipitation this winter, Central Idaho has been blessed with almost normal snowfall. According to the Idaho Department of Resources, snowfall for the Salmon Basin (which feeds the Middle Fork) is at 95% as of […]
Stanley, Idaho: Have I Got A River Trip Deal for You…Don’t You Believe It! River Trips at huge discounts equate to desperate outfitters looking for customers.
You and your family have decided to go on a multiple day rafting trip? In this day and age you turn to the Internet for help in planning your vacation. What river? The most popular two rivers in the United States are the Grand Canyon and Idaho’s spectacular Middle Fork of the Salmon River. People […]
THREE PLACES TO FISH NEAR STANLEY Main Salmon River: The Main Salmon River begins its over 900 mile journey to the Pacific Ocean from the Stanley/Sawtooth area. Before it joins with the Snake River and then the Columbia, it becomes a mighty river but in the Stanley area, it is a much smaller stream and […]
Main Salmon River: The Main Salmon River begins its over 900 mile journey to the Pacific Ocean from the Stanley/Sawtooth area. Before it joins with the Snake River and then the Columbia, it becomes a mighty river but in the Stanley area, it is a much smaller stream and a great place to fish. The […]
The Middle Fork of the Salmon River is among forty nine other venues around the world that you must “fly fish before you die” – at least according to author Chris Santella, which features the river in his book, Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die: “The Middle Fork of the Salmon – framed […]
Cutthroat trout were once the dominant trout species of the western United States. In fact, cutthroat were the first salmonid chronicled by Lewis & Clark on their historic journey west. Among the angling cognoscenti, cutthroat hold a warm spot. They are a beautiful fish, often sprouting intense yellow, orange and red shades. And they are […]
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