Salmon River snowpack above average

Salmon River snowpack above average

Salmon River snowpack above average in early December:  This morning the snowpack in the Salmon River drainage is 110% of average.  Earlier it was nearly 200%, after some early storms, but, though diminishing between storms, is still strong.  However, it is very early to mean a great deal.  Last year at this point our snowpack Read More

River Trips are for EVERYONE!

The best vacations are all-inclusive. Our river trips on Idaho’s Salmon and Middle Fork Salmon Rivers have it all.   As you can see, river trips have something for everyone. There is so much more to enjoy than just floating down the river. You’ll enjoy plenty of “camp time” which includes fishing, games, hikes, delicious, Read More

september middle fork dates

Middle Fork Salmon dates for 2018

Middle Fork Salmon dates for 2018 were available this morning for the post-control season.  Aggipah River Trips received the 5th and 16th of September.  Dates during the control season, during June, July, and August, are permanently assigned.  In that period, we have June 2, 11, and 20, July 2, 11, 20, 29, and August 7 Read More

Salmon River snowpack above average

Salmon River snowpack above average

The Salmon River snowpack is significantly above average the end of March. Reporting stations in the headwaters of the Middle Fork indicate about 150% of average snowpack for this date.  This would suggest that there will be higher than average river flows this summer.  Not a guarantee–a warm, dry spring could still change things.  The Read More

Middle Fork Mishap

40 Years’ Worth of River Stories #1

2017 marks Aggipah’s 40th year guiding folks through Idaho’s Salmon River country. Along the way, we’ve picked up a story or two. Here’s today’s-it’s a shortie- by Bill Bernt. Going through the old photos the other day I came across this photo of a plane in the river at the bottom of Haystack Rapid on the Read More

Salmon River Snowpack

Snowpack in Salmon River Country

The snowpack in the Salmon River basin is a little below average, at 90% this morning, though precipitation since the beginning of the water year on 1 October is above average, at 110%.  The fall was so warm that early precipitation was rain rather than snow, so the snowpack was slow to accumulate.  Now, we Read More

The Outfitters Salmon River

Outdoor Idaho’s “The Outfitters” Featuring Aggipah’s Bill Bernt

We were honored to spend a week on the Salmon River in August with Outdoor Idaho’s executive producer Bruce Reichert and cameraman Peter Morrill. They were working on a show for Idaho Public Television called “The Outfitters,” and you can see the finished product here. Be sure to watch the entire 26 minutes, it’s an Read More

Salmon River Half-Day Float

Salmon River Half-Day Float

Yesterday I had a Salmon River half-day float trip  near Salmon, a couple with two little girls in the boat.  That section of river does not have whitewater, but is a very scenic float along the cliffs near town.  The river is still cold, and the family did not want a couple of drenched little Read More

Spring Rafting Trips on Salmon River

Spring Rafting Trips on Salmon River

Last week I was on the Lower Salmon section of the Salmon River, with an outfitter/agency group.  Enjoying a spring rafting trip on the Salmon River is a perk, though the primary purpose of the trip was to discuss management issues on this section of river, in an on/site setting.  Developing better acquaintance with agency Read More

Thumbs-up on the river

Kids Salmon River Whitewater Rafting Trip!

Kids Salmon River Whitewater Rafting Trip Now that spring is here, you’re probably like us and getting pretty excited. If you have kids, here’s another to be excited about: we’re running a kid/family-specific trip on our August 15-20 Main Salmon launch. It’s an opportunity for one last family fling before school starts up again, one Read More

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