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U.S. West: Ruby Springs, South Fork, and Palisades Creek 2021 Availability

February 18, 2021

We have some great summer and fall availability at some of our favorite fly fishing lodge operations in the U.S. West. Whether you want to cast dry flies to rising cutthroat trout on a major tailwater fishery or fish secluded and small trout streams in Montana, we’ve got you covered! Please contact us for more information.

Ruby Springs Lodge
Ruby Springs Lodge has a well-earned reputation for being one of the best-run, most exceptional fishing lodges in the entire Western United States. High-end and incredibly nice in every detail, this operation consists of two main lodge buildings and a number of private cabins built directly on the banks of Southwest Montana’s Ruby River.

Upcoming season’s availability

June 3 – 6
July 18 – 22
July 22 – 25
August 8 – 11
August 22 – 25
August 25 – 28
October 13 – 17
October 23 – 27

Lodge at Palisades Creek
The Lodge at Palisades Creek is located a few miles beneath Palisades Dam on the South Fork of the Snake River in Swan Valley, Idaho. The South Fork is hands-down one of the finest dry fly fishing rivers in North America – or for that matter anywhere on the planet. The river sees prolific hatches of caddis, mayflies, stoneflies, and midges throughout the season.

Spring Special

The month of May on the South Fork of the Snake is one of the best-kept secrets in the West if you like catching big rainbows! Great time for beginner anglers, and an opportunity to get a full high-end lodge experience at a discounted price.

Discounted Pricing (based on double occupancy)

3 nights / 2 days = $1,725.00 per person
4 nights / 3 days = $2,412.50 per person
5 nights / 4 days = $3,100.00 per person

South Fork Lodge
The South Fork Lodge is a beautiful, high-end Western lodge built directly on a dramatic bend of the world-famous South Fork of the Snake River in scenic Swan Valley, Idaho. This stunning wilderness location offers a perfect blend of rustic elegance, outstanding activities, and exceptional hospitality. The unique setting and luxurious amenities provide a truly memorable experience for anglers.

Upcoming season’s availability

May 26 – June 7
June 18 – July 15
August 16 – 26

September (good availability)

October (good availability)


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