Big Lost River Fly Fishing

The 15th most popular fly fishing river in Idaho.

Northwest of Pocatello and Arco, the Big Lost River is popular with fly fishermen for its rainbow trout. The Big Lost River is a tailwater fishery starting at MacKay Reservoir and generally flowing southeast. Fly fishing access to the Big Lost River can be challenging due to the amount private property along the banks.

Overall, Big Lost River is the 15th most popular fly fishing river of all 17 fly fishing spots in Idaho.


Local Contact(s):  Idaho Tourism (800) 635-7820

Recommended Book:  "Flyfishers Guide To Idaho" from Ken Retallic

Luxury Loding:  None

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/6/2016

ID:  22743


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