Fishing

A number of small lakes, streams and rivers surround St. Maries, provides a variety of fish, assuring fisherman their quotas of bass, trout, kokanee, salmon, northern pike and perch. Dawn to dusk are prime times to fish from spring to fall. Where to fish is a tough choice. Take a scenic drive above St. Joe City “The Joe” becomes shallower, faster and the water is clear. Here you can catch Dolly Vardins, rainbow, cutthroat and other...

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Hunting

St. Maries, located on the St. Joe River, offers some of the finest outdoor recreation opportunities available anywhere. The St. Joe River Valley has a well-deserved reputation as being one of the finest elk hunting areas in the United States. The St. Joe National Forest, which supports the third largest elk herd in North America, is popular with big game hunters. For that reason, hunters from throughout the nation travel to St. Maries every...

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