Idaho Salmon Fishing

Salmon Fishing Jet Boat Spring or Fall

Fall Kings | Snake River

This great opportunity to fish for Fall “King” Salmon along with Steelhead should get every fisherman excited, great numbers are predicted to be coming the next few years. Let our experience and 28 foot Jet Boat get you to the confluence of the Salmon and Snake River where we can access over 50 miles of the BEST Fall Chinook fishing in the West. This is great fishing in an even more impressive canyon. Bring your shotguns for a chance at the Chukars when seasons coincide.

Spring Chinook | Salmon River

Fish for King Salmon in Idaho and see first hand how the Salmon River got it’s name. What could be better than catching Spring Chinook in the beauty and warm weather of this spectacular canyon. Enjoy the backdrop of the Seven Devil Mountains and the Gospel Hump Wilderness. Seasons vary year to year depending on river flow, the salmon are usually showing up mid May and continue through June and possibly into July. Bookings for this are limited and fill quickly during peak times. These fish are astonishingly very bright and are great fighters. Beat the crowds and come feel the power of the king of all adronimous fish on one of our jet boats. We can customize a vacation package for you with a day of Sturgeon and Bass in Hells Canyon for a 2 or 3 day fishing package. A nice lunch and all tackle is provided.

Available Packages

Jet Boat Fishing Packages

Fall Kings in Hells Canyon
1 Day Jet Boat Fishing Trip | Snake River
Rate ... $250.00 per person (5 person Min.)
(Cast and Blast available when seasons coincide.)
Spring Chinook Salmon
1 Day Salmon River Spring Chinook Fishing
Morning Trip Rate ... $230.00 per person (Drift or Jet Boat)
Afternoon Trip Rate ... $200.00 per person (Drift or Jet Boat)

Lets Go Fishing!

Call us for specific details and current fishing conditions.


Experience Idaho's Best Fishing

We operate year around and are permitted and licensed for more river miles in the Idaho wilderness than any other outfitter.


Why Choose Us

We fish some of the most spectacular wilderness in the country. Mountain River Outfitters is 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, rafts and drift boats to make sure you get the best experience possible and to allow us to get places no one else goes.

Hells Canyon is awesome in every way, the best year around fishing in Idaho. The Snake River offers consistent water temperatures to give it the highesty fish per mile river section anywhere. Choose from warm water Bass, prehistoric Sturgeon or ocean run King Salmon. We use Rafts and Jet Boats to get you through the challenging whitewater on 1 to 6 day adventures.

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 as most of it flows through Idaho’s Wilderness. The Salmon River boasts some of the best wild and hatchery runs of Steelhead in the nation along with great Trout, Bass and Salmon.

The drift boats at MRO are clean, comfortable and are equiped with heaters for fall and winter fishing. Our jet boats are well maintained and are designed specifically for the Idaho rivers we run and the fish we catch. Our fly fishing rafts are perfect for those multi day summer fishing adventures.

You will not be disappointed with the rods and reels and all the terminal tackle we provide. We take clients with all experience levels although some equipment may fail if not used correctly. Our guides work tirelessly on keeping our quality fishing tackle in good working condition and replace it regularly.

No matter if your on a 1 day trip or a 3 day 2 night in Hells Canyon or enjoying the good life at one of the Lodges.  Our menu is a combination of the highest quality ingredients prepared as if at a high end restaurant.

More Adventures
in Hells Canyon

Hells Canyon Sturgeon - Bass
Jet Boat charter in Hells Canyon on the Snake River. Fish the deepest canyon in North America.
Cast and Blast | 1 to 3 Day Trips
Fish for Bass, Sturgeon, Fall Kings and hunt Chukar on the same trip. Mid September through October 10th.

More Adventures
Salmon River

3 Day 2 Night Wilderness Fishing
Jet Boat charter in Hells Canyon on the Snake River. Fish the deepest canyon in North America.
China Bar Lodge Fishing Trips
Fish for Bass, Sturgeon, Fall Kings and hunt Chukar on the same trip. Mid September through October 10th.

Fish Calendar

Idaho fishing season chart