We are excited to be working with Rockin’ M Ranch to offer several different adventures.
Lower Snake River Jet Boat Trip with Rockin’ M Ranch aboard an 18’ power drifter, all of the comforts of a drift boat and the upstream mobility of a jet boat to access these unique waters not easily accessible to drift boats. Rockin’ M Ranch is permitted through the Targhee National Forest to fish the lower portions of these rivers as they enter Palisades Reservoir.
Horseback /Fly Fishing Trip Rockin’ M Ranch
Your trip will start with a 3-4 hour morning horseback ride originating from the onsite Rockin’ M stables. Upon finishing your morning horseback adventure you will enjoy a delicious riverside lunch while your guide makes the transition from the horses to the river. The afternoon will be spent fly fishing on the Salt River from a drift boat. All equipment, lunch, and drinks are provided for the horseback/fly fishing adventure. Your guide will give you a fly fishing/horseback riding lesson for those new to the sport.
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Guide: Darin Day
Favorite Fly: Fat Albert
Favorite Time to Fish: Blinding snow storms mid winter
Darin has spent the last 18 years guiding hunters and the last several years guiding fishermen on our local waters. When not guiding, he spends time with working with the Teton Raptor Center rescuing orphaned raptors.
Guide: Cody Grubbs
Favorite Fly: Beldar Bugger
Favorite Time to Fish: September - November
Cody is an avid angler and outdoorsman. A Washington native and originally a spin fisherman he moved to Wyoming and quickly picked up a passion for fly fishing. A decade later, Cody greatly enjoys sharing his love and knowledge of fly fishing with friends, visitors, and guests. He spends as much time as possible fishing with his wife and teaching their young son on our local waters. Cody and his family have had many adventures chasing fish on the fly all over the west but are always glad to be back to this amazing place we call home. When Cody is not fishing he spends his time hunting food for his family and finding solace in the mountains.
Favorite Fly: The fuzzy one with the sharp thing.
Favorite Time to Fish: Summer evenings around beer thirty
Tom comes to us by way of........well were not sure where Tom comes from. He many have been hatched, or found under a rock or just wandering aimless along the road. Either way, Tom has been guiding for 20 plus years and knows how to catch fish.
Favorite Fly: The one tied on
Favorite Time to Fish: 24/7
Byron comes to us by way of western New York where he developed his love of hockey, both as a spectator and player. He started his guiding career in southern Oregon, and like the steelhead he chased, he ultimately swan upstream and beached in the Alpine area. When not guiding or trying to find new water to fish, his main focus is trying to be the perfect husband. (it's really not as sweet as it sounds, it's truly self serving so he can remain a guide the rest of the year) Byron started guiding for Pioneer Anglers during the summer of 2017 and is back again this year.