Salmon River Angler guides represent the best guides and instructors in central Idaho. This small, select group of guides are chosen for their fishing expertise and knowledge, but invited back year after year due to their exceptional client care.

SRA guides follow the fish. They spend July and August introducing the Sun Valley angler to the freestone headwaters of the Salmon River on our 1 day float trips. Starting in mid-August they make the homage to Frank Church Wilderness, where cool nights heat up the Middle Fork’s legendary cutthroat trout fishery.

Troy S

Troy started as an apprentice guide for SRA as an 18 year old punk. We quickly realized that this young, smart and fishy teen was wise beyond his years. What Troy lacks in days earth he makes up for with days on the river. Troy fishes for work, for play and in his sleep. He knows the headwaters of the Salmon better than anyone…period.

Will G

Will has returned Stanley following a year of non-stop fishing in home state of Oregon.  Will is an amazing teacher, patient instructor and offers a deep knowledge of fish and their aquatic homes.

Erik F

2019 is Erik’s freshman year at Salmon River Anglers, but don’t let that fool you.   It took all but 2 days for Erik to dial in the Upper Salmon.   Erik has a decade of river experience and fled the busy waters of Jackson Hole to explore the free-flowing Salmon River.


Ryan, aka…Bootsie, owner of the Teton Boot Lab  is one of the most renowned ski boot fitters in the Nation.  During the summer months Bootsie flees the Jackson Hole crowds and migrates to the Upper Salmon.  Bootsie brings professionalism, humor and a stout attention to detail to every trip on the Upper Salmon.