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Saint Joe River

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Address: Coeur d'Alene, ID
Activities: Fishing
Description: Excellent cutthroat trout river.

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Shadowy st joe

A very nice slow moving river that traverses for miles across northern Idaho. The water is exceptionally clear. Lots of fly fishermen and women.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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Kirkland, Washington
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Kirkland, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

A very nice slow moving river that traverses for miles across northern Idaho. The water is exceptionally clear. Lots of fly fishermen and women.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Views are outstanding. Special place to be at highest navigable River in the world. Lovely forest as well. A very nice drive with plenty of stopping spots.

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Coeur d'Alene, ID
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It's one of the most beautiful trips you will have on a boat ride. Some people kyak, some sea doo... Head to St Mary's and have a cocktail!

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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Absolutely beautiful river and animals throughout. Friendly people. Lots to see and do. Hiking, fishing, hunting, camping etc.

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

great water, especially above Calder. so wonderful when you get above crazy boating traffic. Look 4 rock barbs sticking out into river, they are unnatural fish holding areas.

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We have a log home on the river and have spent many weeks there. The Joe is one of most wonderful places to spend a relaxing vacation. The beauty of the river is awesome in any season. Fly fishing for the native cutthroat is a thrilling experience which can be found all along the Joe. No matter what your reasons... More 

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Saint Maries, Idaho
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4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The St. Joe River is one of the best fly fishing destinations for cutthroat trout in the United States. Scenic Drive, beautiful forest, emerald green waters and plenty of access for the avid fisherman.

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Spokane Valley, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

While I am not expert in the region I will share that is river valley is majestic and breath taking. Keep your eye open, wild life abound especially in the early and late sun hours. This river valley has deep history in logging, and some mining. If you 4x4 ATV plenty of tremendous logging road to explore. This river is... More 

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Eagles, Moose, deer take your pick, they all live here. Beautiful winding scenic and fun to be on. Tube, ski or just hang out.

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Dubois, ID
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Lived in down-state Idaho at the time, now in Michigan. We chose dinner trip, Labor Day weekend 2012. ('12 not available in date bracket so chose '13: they should give more options) Casual, relaxing and scenic. Are planning on taking again this summer (2014) with two other couples from Michigan ( We are all early '70's). Does that tell you... More 

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