Northern Idaho Fishing School is brought to you by Riverside Guide Service. One by one we are creating anglers that understand the method of tracking and catching fish. To be successful every time you pick up a rod you must first understand how a fish thinks. This program is designed to deepen your understanding of the ecosystem’s that Steelhead, Salmon and Smallmouth Bass live in. You will learn fishing techniques that make fish bite!
This class offers comprehensive instruction on correct bobber set up, finding the right fishing depth and bobber mending. Our instructors are courteous and knowledgeable. They will explain everything you need to know to be a great bobber fisherman.
This class includes a bobber fishing start-up package: 2 floats, a package of bobber stops, 10 corkies, 4 torpedo lead weights w/swivel, leader line and 4 jigs. $50 per hour* /per person.
Side drift fishing is a long-time art in the fishing world. It takes patience, skill and a sense of feel. In this training session you will learn how to properly set up your rod for drift fishing as well as the art of “feeling the bite”. This class includes a side drift start-up package: 10 swivels, 10 slinky, 20 corkies, 1 pkg. of yarn, and 25 hooks. $50 per hour*/per person.
Fly fishing is all about presentation. In this class learn one or two methods of setting up your fly rod specifically for catching a big B-Run steelhead. Learn water reading techniques for finding a great spot to fly fish on the Clearwater River. Included with this training is a fly fishing start-up package. 20 hand tied glow bugs, 4 strike indicators, and 1 package of split shot. $50 per hour*/per person.
Trolling hot shots or wiggle warts is a great way to catch steelhead on the Clearwater River. Learn how to tune and set up plug rods in proper formation. Learn back trolling techniques from a drift boat. Start-up package includes 2 plugs of your choice. $50 per hour (2-hour minimum).
To enroll in a training class just call (503) 871-1339 or contact us here and we will get you scheduled.
*Prices based on training from the bank. Training in the drift boat requires a 2-hour minimum.