Best Stanley Fly Fishing Rivers

The Stanley area has 2 fly fishing rivers out of the 18 fly fish spots found in Idaho.

  September 15, 2018

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.



Where Can I Fly Fish In Stanley?


FEATURED:  Middle Fork Of The Salmon River

  Stanley, Idaho

  July 1, 2016

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.


FEATURED:  Salmon River

  Stanley, Idaho

  September 15, 2018

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.