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Fly-Fishing in Idaho is said by many to be the best in the nation. ๐ŸŽฃโ 
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๐—•๐˜‚๐˜, ๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ณ๐—น๐˜†-๐—ณ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด?โ 
Research is key out of the gate. What is in your area to help you get started. Check out our latest #TravelTips on visitidaho.org for more info we've put together for you.โ 
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Some things to look into may be:โ 
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Species of fish in your areaโ 
Fly shops โ€“ are there any local fly shops to help you get started?โ 
Fly-fishing clubs โ€“ a great way to meet new people and get in on club eventsโ 
Guides โ€“ the perfect teaching tool to get started with the basicsโ 
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Donโ€™t invest in any gearโ€ฆ yet! See if fly-fishing is right for you first! Your guide will have gear for you, but for those interested in more research to educate yourself, the basics are:โ 
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Fly-fishing rod โ€“ What rod is best for the species in your area and the flies youโ€™ll be throwing?โ 
Fly reel โ€“ Do you need a quality reel or simply a mechanism to hold your fly line?โ 
Fly line tapers โ€“ Floating, sinking or something in between?โ 
Leader types โ€“ Leader weight (breaking strength) and length.โ 
Flies โ€“ What are the species in your area eating and when?โ 
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We hope this helps you plan your first time out and enjoy the stellar experience of fly-fishing in Idaho.โ 
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๐Ÿ“ท : @theofficialnewflyfisher
Yesterday was the start to #InternationalDarkSkyWeek. And during this week, we will be sharing fun facts about our National Dark Sky Reserve in Central Idaho. ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸโ 
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More than 80% of the US population live in areas with high levels of light pollution, thus obscuring their view of the stars. But not in Idaho.โ 
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๐ŸŒŸ Did you know, Idaho is home to the first International Dark Sky Reserve in the U.S. and is only among 17 other reserves worldwide? Over 900,000 acres make up the Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve which is located in central Idaho and encompasses the cities of Sun Valley, Ketchum and Stanley.โ 
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๐Ÿ“ท: @knutejphotos
Today marks the official start of Idaho Craft Beer Month! ๐Ÿบ๐Ÿบโ 
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Will you be enjoying Idaho Craft Beer this month? Have some favorites? Tell us below ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿบ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿบ #idahocraftbeermonthโ 
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A little mid-week inspiration for you. Who could use some fresh-air and some time in nature today? ๐ŸŒ„โ 
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๐Ÿ“ท : @part.time.tourists โ 
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Even when Idaho is cloudy, and a bit cold she is still a beaut. โ˜โ 
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What do you have planned for the great weather this weekend? Will you be outside? Hiking? Kayaking?โ 
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Who is ready for summer nights and starry Idaho skies?โ 
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