Located in Idaho, the fly fishing in Stanley is known for two nice fly fishing destinations. The best Stanley fly fishing based on popularity are considered to be Middle Fork Of The Salmon River and Salmon River. For a detailed fly fishing river description and printable river access map, just select a Stanley fly fishing river or stream below.
North of Stanley, the Middle Fork Of The Salmon River is a 104 mile rugged river passing through the Frank Church River Of No Return Wilderness Area. While the best access is via float, there is a 70 mile trail that parallels much of the river, but it is a very rugged route.
Near Stanley, the Salmon River is known for excellent fly fishing. The Salmon River starts south of Stanley and winds through the valley heading north-northeast. There are easy roadside fly fishing access points for the Salmon River from the main highways, though many fly fishing on the Salmon River prefer float boats, especially further downstream in the canyon.