South Fork Lodge is proud to share the finest fly fishing and river guides in the West. Our experienced and enthusiastic guides love what they do and do it as well as anyone anywhere. They’ll help you enjoy and understand the river, the valley, the wildlife; they’ll feed you lunch and cold drinks and, most importantly, lead you to fat, beautiful trout.
Regardless of who you fish with, our guides will help you find and catch the South Fork’s fabled wild trout. They’ll help you understand the complexities of the river and the natural world around you.
Most importantly, by the time your fishing day is done, you’ll be a better angler.
The leader of our pack, has been with South Fork Lodge since 2003. “I am blessed to work on one of the best rivers in the West with a bunch of super fishy guides that I call friends.”Learn More
A three-time winner of the Jackson Hole One Fly top Idaho guide award and the winner of the One Fly Carmichael Award in 2017.Learn More
Guiding for the South Fork Lodge Since 1990, Ed has seen and fished the South Fork in every conceivable condition, from the high water in the spring and early summer to the low fall flows.Learn More
“Big Wave Dave” started his guiding career in 1995 and fished for two other outfitters on the South Fork before coming to South Fork Lodge in 2001.Learn More
Mike has been a professional fly fishing guide for more than 25 years. A four-time Jackson Hole One Fly Idaho Top Guide Award winner, Mike is on the ClackaCraft Pro Staff and is an Orvis Signature fly tier.Learn More
Dallin is a longstanding member of the fly fishing guiding community, and he’s also a renowned fly tier. His patient and thorough guiding style has earned him a long list of clients who return every year to fish with him.Learn More
A.J. is a third-generation fly angler who is obsessed with the South Fork and Henry’s Fork. As your guide on the South Fork, A.J. will help you develop your skills.Learn More
Rusty is a lifelong angler and a very passionate guide. Rusty is an excellent teacher whose patience and love of the sport assures you’ll get hooked too.Learn More
Ryan has been passionate about fishing his whole life, whether barefoot in a canoe chasing largemouth bass or atop a skiff hunting redfish and tarpon.Learn More
Sue’s first job as a fishing guide was on the Salmon River in Idaho over 20 years ago. After a couple of seasons running whitewater, Sue was offered a job guiding fly trips on the South Fork of the Snake.Learn More
Mason is an Idaho native and one of the most patient guides on the river. He grew up fishing the South Fork and surrounding rivers and lakes.Learn More
Jordan grew up in Idaho Falls, fishing the South Fork of the Snake and Henry’s Fork with his family. He started guiding on the South Fork at age 20.Learn More
Ky’s greatest passion is fishing. She has fished for as long as she can remember. She is quickly establishing a reputation as an elite guide on the South Fork, and is exceptionally knowledgeable about the river.Learn More
Lee is a veteran of the South Fork who has been an avid angler his whole life. Starting at an early age, he learned from his father and South Fork legends like Spence Warner, Kenly “Bitty” Bitton and Lyle “Ooley” Piram.Learn More
Michael started guiding at age 18. At a young age, he started working for founders and local legends Spence and Linda Warner at The South Fork Lodge.Learn More
In 2009, he moved to Swan Valley to live and guide on the beautiful South Fork. Justin is a patient and hard-working fish finder.Learn More
Justin works hard to provide anglers with a river experience they won’t soon forget.Learn More
Eric was born and raised tying flies, learning from some of Idaho’s most storied and successful anglers. From Boise, Idaho Eric has been guiding for the South Fork Lodge since 2000Learn More