Dams, agriculture, urban development -- they’ve all contributed to the loss of quality habitat for Northwest salmon. Old time gold mining in one Idaho river has also left problems behind for salmon and steelhead.
The Salmon River is one of the longest free-flowing rivers in the Pacific Northwest. The mountains, clean water and abundant fish and wildlife have attracted hundreds of people like Jerry Meyers, who calls this place home.
Jerry Meyers is an outfitter - guiding summer visitors down the Salmon River in search of a good fishing hole.