Only a few cities in all of the United States have a river flowing through their heart. Spokane is blessed by the gorgeous Spokane River gorge that is a hidden wilderness within an otherwise urban landscape.
The Spokane River is located in northern Idaho and eastern Washington and flows approximately 111 miles. Beginning from Lake Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, the Spokane River empties the low mountainous area east of the Columbia River. From Lake Coeur d'Alene the Spokane River flows west into east central Washington towards the city of Spokane, Washington. After passing through Spokane, the Spokane River continues to flow west along the southern edge of the Selkirk Mountains, forming the southeastern boundary of the Spokane Indian Reservation. Next, the Spokane River is impounded by Little Falls Dam and forms the 15 mile Long Lake. Long Lake joins Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake, which is the Columbia River impounded by the Grand Coulee Dam. Accordingly, the lower 29 miles of the Spokane River is known as the Spokane Arm of Lake Roosevelt.
The Spokane River supports populations of Rainbow Trout, Northern Pikeminnow, Red Band Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, and Bridegelip Suckers, as well as several non-native species.
Being an Urban river makes the Spokane River perfect for anglers limited on time. We offer half day float trips on this river from June-October.
- Duration: 4-6 hours
- Season: June-October
- Minimum Age: 12