alpine trout fishing

There is nothing like the peace and solitude of a fly fishing trip into a high mountain lake. Truly a fisherman's paradise, the Sawtooth Wilderness supports a large number of crystal clear lakes with Cutthroat, Rainbow, and Brook Trout, along with Arctic Greyling. Best of all, due to the remoteness and limited access to these wilderness alpine lakes, angling pressure is light.

Whether you are a novice spin caster or a seasoned fly fisherman, come join us for some of the finest backcountry trout fishing in the West. Exploring our high mountain lakes is a great way to combine hiking, horseback riding, and camping with Idaho fishing.

Sawtooth Wilderness Outfitters provides quality horse pack trips and hiking options to accommodate your preferences. You can enjoy a fully furnished package where we provide the camp gear, food, and do the cooking and camp chores. Or you can use our drop service where we transport you and your equipment to a high mountain lake so you can fish and explore on your own.

Packages, Accommodations & Details

All overnight guided trips include clean, comfortable tent camps, a cook for your meals and a guide for your adventure. You will need to provide your own sleeping bag, fishing license, tackle and personal gear. Sleeping bag rentals are available at $20.00 per bag per trip.

Clients are responsible for letting the outfitter know of any special medical and dietary needs prior to the trip. With advance notice we will do our best to accommodate any needs.

Guided Horse Pack Trip

$250 per horse/day + tax

This package requires a five horse minimum — four client horses and one guide horse. 3 night minimum.

Fishing with Pack Stock

$300 per horse/day + tax

This package is fully furnished (We will provide any camping equipment, the food, and a cook. You will provide your personal gear, tent, sleeping pad, and fishing equipment if desired. 3 night minimum.

Spot Pack Service

$200 per horse/day + tax

This package is for the individuals who want to get their gear packed in and out of a specific location at pre-determined times. Enjoy hiking with no load, but have your gear waiting for you upon arrival.

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