Sun Valley is well-known throughout the global fly fishing community as one of the top blue ribbon destinations for trout and steelhead fishing in North America. Local rivers include the Big Wood, the Big Lost, the Copper Basin system, the Little Wood, the Salmon river and of course, world-renowned Silver Creek, one of the finest and most technical spring creeks in the United States.
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Sun Valley Outfitters is proud to offer half and full day guided fishing excursions on all of these rivers and their tributaries year round. If you are a beginning angler and are looking to begin your fly fishing career or an experienced veteran looking to add a few more tools to your tool box, SVO can connect you with just the right guide to meet your needs and exceed your expectations.
Sun Valley Outfitters flyfishing trips include transportation (we'll pick you up!), guiding, beverages, flies, leaders and tippet. Full day trips also include lunch. Guide trips do not include rental equipment (available upon request) or guide gratuities.
In addition to spectacular trout fishing, SVO also offers spring steelhead flyfishing on the Salmon river! These sea-run rainbows can approach 40" in length and are an amazing target species at the foot of the Sawtooth Mountains! SVO also owns a private riverside lodge which serves as basecamp for multi-day bookings. We highly recommend this option! To view our online Steelhead photo gallery, click here!
Sun Valley Outfitters also offers private casting instruction and summertime kid's day camps from July through September. Why not make flyfishing the new family sport? Oh the places you'll go!
Flyfishing Trip Options and Costing
Half Day Fishing Trip (up to 4 hours)
$350 for 1 or 2 anglers
Full Day Flyfishing Adventure
(8 hours and includes lunch)
$550 for 1 or 2 anglers
Spring Steelhead Excursion
(8 hours and includes lunch)
Add a third angler to any trip for $125!
Lunches provided by Perry's or The Kneadery:
$15 per lunch
Rental equipment fees:
Full rental package including:
Orvis flyrod and reel, Orvis waders or wading socks and Orvis wading boots
Adults: $40 per day
Kids under 14: $30 per day
Flyrod/reel or waders/wading socks and boots: $25 per day
Waders, wading socks or boots only: $15 per day
Float tubes: $25 per day
Private Riverside Lodgings for Steelhead Fishing
Minimum group size: 2
Maximum group size: 4
$175 per guest per night, meals included
Private casting instruction
$50/hour (1 or 2 students, equipment included)
$25 for each additional student up to 6 total students
Please call in advance for availability.
SVO is the ONLY full-service outfitter in the Sun Valley area offering daily fly fishing trips, daily horseback rides (May 15th through October 15th), day hikes, big game and bird hunting and international angling services. With one phone call or email, SVO can design a recreation itinerary for you, your family or group. Want a few recommendations for dining or lodging options? Yeah, we can do that too!
Sun Valley Outfitters also offers over 50 brands that represent the Mountain Lifestyle in our retail store on Sun Valley Road next to Starbucks.
As we like to say at SVO, "Sun Valley Outfitters...where your Rocky Mountain dreams come true!"
Sun Valley Outfitters is proud to offer Kids Flyfishing Camps and Kids Adventure Hikes! These 6 hour programs will introduce your children to all things flyfishing-related and lead them to adventure in our surrounding forests! There is noting more healthy and valuable to growing minds and souls than exposure to Mother Nature. Let SVO make your children's Sun Valley vacation one they will never forget!
This 6 hour program includes all trnsportation, gear, lunch, casting instruction, insect identification, fish behavior education and flyfishing in a private lake setting along the banks of the Big Wood river. Lead by guides Adam Pennington and Melissa Humphreys, this camp is a must do! Your kiddos will be hooked for life!
Ages 8 - 14. $150/camper. Max group size: 8.
This 6 hour program lead by our in-house certified Survival Instructor and local legend, Benji Hill, will introduce your children to animal tracking, food foraging and water purification, shelter construction, conservation ethics and more all in a wilderness setting. Might be the best part of your munchkin's Sun Valley visit!
Ages 8 - 14. $150/adventurer. Max Group Size: 8
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Sun Valley Outfitters LLC operates under special use permits from the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. Sun Valley Outfitters does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of gender, disability, nationality or religious beliefs. (Or the fact that they may not fish, hunt, hike, ski or generally share our passion for the great outdoors!)
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