Trips and Rates

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Trips and Rates:

Deschutes River:
Four or more anglers: $1350 Per angler (3-day) / $1700 (4-day)  (2 Anglers per boat*)

Two anglers: $1500 Per Angler (3-day trip) / $1900 (4-day trip) (2 anglers per boat*)

Includes: Professional guide, boater's pass, Tribal Permit (when applicable), all flies, leader, and tippet, rods and reels provided upon request, stream side lunch, and non-alcoholic beverages, camping gear to include cots, tents, full camp, and all meals.

Does NOT include: Oregon fishing license, Steelhead tag (if needed), adult beverages, sleeping bag, guide gratuity (usually 15-20% of trip cost).

* Three anglers per boat upon request at a rate of $1250 per angler(3-day)$1600(4-day).


Deschutes River Single Day GUIDED Fly Fishing Trip Rates:

One boat trip: $550 Per boat / Per day (1 or 2 Anglers per boat*)

Includes: Professional guide, boater's pass, Tribal Permit, all flies, leader, and tippet, rods and reels provided upon request, stream side lunch, and non-alcoholic beverages.

Does NOT include: Oregon fishing license, Steelhead tag(if needed), adult beverages and guide gratuity(usually 15-20% of trip cost).

* Three anglers per boat upon request at a rate of $750 per boat/per day.


What to expect:
For all multi-day trips, we will arrange a meeting time and place appropriate for the float we will be doing. A quick inventory of important items and then we'll head to the river access to begin our trip. We will arrange a shuttle for your vehicle on multi-day trips(please bring cash for your shuttle, $65, along with a spare key for our drivers), and then pack camp items in dry bags to send out in advance to camp. We will go through a brief safety talk and general orientation then pair up with your guides and head for the boats. As fishing is not permitted from the boats anywhere along the Lower Deschutes your guide will row you downriver to some of his favorite water and wade you to within casting range of your quarry (fancy talk for fish). Typical mornings involve multiple stops as you work downriver toward a suitable lunch location. After a relaxed lunch break(or a speedy refueling) it's off downriver for more fishing. You will roll into camp in the evening to appetizers and your cocktail bar, if you are into that sort of thing. Once there you can fish camp water, or call it a day and relax. Dinners are eaten as a group and include plentiful and delicious food expertly prepared with fresh ingredients. Please advise us well in advance of any special dietary restrictions. If you still need more fishing, camp water patiently awaits you. When ready you will retire to outfitter tents equipped with therma-rest sleeping pads and comfortable cots. Mornings involve packing up dry bags, sitting down for breakfast (generally hot breakfast during trout season, lighter fare during steelhead season as low light time is precious), and heading out into camp water. Guides will break camp and send out the bagger to claim another prime downriver camp site while you fish camp water. Then soon it's into the boats for changing scenery and a variety of new fishing spots. This is the routine you will see daily until the last day of your trip. On the final day we will lunch on the run and then get to the boat ramp around 2:00 PM to allow for de-rigging and travel time.

The Fine Print:
Early season reservations will give you the best opportunity to secure your first choice of dates. A 50% deposit is required to secure dates, refundable if cancellation is received no less than sixty (60) days prior to trip date. Trips proceed regardless of weather conditions. We reserve the right to cancel in the event of unsafe conditions or other circumstances beyond our control. If your trip is cancelled due to circumstances beyond our immediate control, your deposit will be refunded or applied to a future date that is mutually acceptable.

Does Not Include:
Boater's Passes(due to hosting changes and the resultant issues)
OR fishing license, Steelhead Tag(only on steelhead trips)
Shuttle Fees(typically $65on multi-day float trips)
Boots and Waders
Sleeping bag and personal items
Alcoholic beverages
Staff/Guide Gratuity(15-20% of trip cost is typical)

We Do Include:
All Flies, leaders, tippet, split shot, floatant, etc.
Rods, reels, fly lines.
All food, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages.
Daytime and evening verbal entertainment of dubious factual origin.
Expert direction and instruction mixed in with occasional unsolicited opinion.

Gear List:
One or two changes of warm, dry clothes plus shorts(summer) and an extra shirt
Comfortable camp shoes
Fleece Jacket and/or windbreaker
Good Gore-Tex or PVC coated rain jacket(rarely needed, but when you need it you really need it)
Wine, beer or cocktails and mixers(we can't provide this for you by Oregon law)
Good sleeping Bag (20+ degree or colder rating(just in case))
Boat Bag(for gear, camera, sunscreen, etc.)
Polarized sun glasses
Chest high waders(breathable waders preferred)
Felt Soled wading boots(studded preferred)
Billed Hat
Sun Screen
Medications and personal Toiletries
Head lamp or small flashlight
Camera
Oregon fishing license and Steelhead Tag(if needed)

All gear not needed during the day will be placed in waterproof dry bags and sent down in advance to camp with our bagger. Gear that will not fit in your dry bag will NOT be packed down the river. Please pack accordingly.

Recommended fishing Gear:
We can provide all this for you but you are welcome to bring your own.
Fly rods 4-6wt 8-10' for trout/7-8wt 9-14' for steelhead w/ matching reels
Floating lines for trout/ floating and a sink tip for steelhead
Leaders- trout --- 3x-5x 7.5-10' steelhead --- 8-15lb-9-14
We provide all the flies and tippet plus all the little stuff but if you wish to tie or buy your own please request a recommended fly list from us prior to the trip.


JOHN DAY RIVER:

 

Four or more anglers: $1750 Per angler (4-day) / $2000 (5-day)  (2 Anglers per boat*)

 

Two anglers: $1850 Per Angler (4-day trip) / $2200 (5-day trip) (2 anglers per boat*)

 

Includes: Professional guide, boater's pass, all flies, leader, and tippet, rods and reels provided upon request, stream side lunch, and non-alcoholic beverages, camping gear to include cots, tents, full camp, and all meals.

 

Does NOT include: Oregon fishing license, Steelhead tag (if needed), adult beverages, sleeping bag, guide gratuity (usually 15-20% of trip cost).

 

* Three anglers per boat upon request at a rate of $2100 per angler(4-day)$2500(4-day). 

 

 

What to expect:

 

For all multi-day trips, we will arrange a meeting time and place appropriate for the float we will be doing. A quick inventory of important items and then we'll head to the river access to begin our trip. We will arrange a shuttle for your vehicle on multi-day trips(please bring cash for your shuttle, along with a spare key for our drivers), and then pack camp items in dry bags to send out in advance to camp. We will go through a brief safety talk and general orientation then pair up with your guides and head for the boats.  Typical mornings start around 9:00AM and we will fish our way down to our chosen lunch location. After a relaxed lunch break(or a speedy refueling) it's off downriver for more fishing. You will roll into camp in the evening to appetizers and your cocktail bar, if you are into that sort of thing. Once there you can fish camp water, or call it a day and relax. Dinners are eaten as a group and include plentiful and delicious food expertly prepared with fresh ingredients. Please advise us well in advance of any special dietary restrictions. If you still need more fishing, camp water patiently awaits you. When ready you will retire to outfitter tents equipped with therma-rest sleeping pads and comfortable cots. Mornings involve packing up dry bags, sitting down for breakfast and heading out into camp water. Guides will break camp and send out the bagger to claim another prime downriver camp site while you fish camp water. Then soon it's into the boats for changing scenery and a variety of new fishing spots. This is the routine you will see daily until the last day of your trip. On the final day we will lunch on the run and then get to the boat ramp around 2:00 PM to allow for de-rigging and travel time. 

 

The Fine Print:

 

Early season reservations will give you the best opportunity to secure your first choice of dates. A 50% deposit is required to secure dates, refundable if cancellation is received no less than sixty (60) days prior to trip date. Trips proceed regardless of weather conditions. We reserve the right to cancel in the event of unsafe conditions or other circumstances beyond our control. If your trip is cancelled due to circumstances beyond our immediate control, your deposit will be refunded or applied to a future date that is mutually acceptable.

 

DOES NOT INCLUDE:

 

OR fishing license, Steelhead Tag(only on steelhead trips)

Shuttle Fees(typically $65-$125 on multi-day float trips)

Sleeping bag and personal items 

Alcoholic beverages

Staff/Guide Gratuity(15-20% of trip cost is typical)

 

WE DO INCLUDE:

 

Boater's Passes

All Flies, leaders, tippet, split shot, floatant, etc.

Rods, reels, fly lines.

All food, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages.

Daytime and evening verbal entertainment of dubious factual origin.

Expert direction and instruction mixed in with occasional unsolicited opinion. 

 

Gear List:

 

One or two changes of warm, dry clothes plus shorts and an extra shirt)
Swim suit

Comfortable camp shoes

Fleece Jacket and/or windbreaker

Good Gore-Tex or PVC coated rain jacket(rarely needed, but when you need it you really need it)

Wine, beer or cocktails and mixers(we can't provide this for you by Oregon law)

Good sleeping Bag (20+ degree or colder rating(just in case))

Boat Bag(for gear, camera, sunscreen, etc.)

Polarized sun glasses

Sandals or water shoes

Billed Hat 

Sun Screen 

Medications and personal Toiletries

Head lamp or small flashlight

Camera

Oregon fishing license and Steelhead Tag(if needed)

 

All gear not needed during the day will be placed in waterproof dry bags and sent down in advance to camp with our bagger. Gear that will not fit in your dry bag will NOT be packed down the river. Please pack accordingly.

 

RECOMMENDED FISHING GEAR:

 

We can provide all this for you but you are welcome to bring your own.

Fly rods 5-7wt 8-9’  w/ matching reels

Leaders- bass 1x-2x 7.5-9’ 

We provide all the flies and tippet plus all the little stuff but if you wish to tie or buy your own please request a recommended fly list from us prior to the trip.
 

OWYHEE RIVER:

 

Four or more guests: $2000 Per guest(5-day trip)

 

Two guests: $2400 Per guest (5-day trip)

 

Includes: Professional guide, stream side lunch, all breakfasts and dinners while on the water, non-alcoholic beverages, and camping gear to include cots, tents, and deluxe, full camp.

 

Does NOT include: Oregon fishing license, shuttle fees(if desired), adult beverages, sleeping bag, guide gratuity (usually 15-20% of trip cost).

 

 

 

 

What to expect:

 

For all multi-day trips, we will arrange a meeting time and place appropriate for the float we will be doing. A quick inventory of important items and then we'll head to the river access to begin our trip. We will pack camp items in dry bags to send out in advance to camp. We will go through a brief safety talk and general orientation then pair up with your guides and head for the boats.  Typical mornings start around 9:00AM and we will float our way down to our chosen lunch location. After a relaxed lunch break it's off downriver toward our evening’s camp. You will roll into camp in the evening to appetizers and your cocktail bar, if you are into that sort of thing. Once there you can relax, go for a hike or fish camp water. Dinners are eaten as a group and include plentiful and delicious food expertly prepared with fresh ingredients. Dutch Oven meals are a big part of this river trip! Feel free to ask questions, observe up close, or dig in and help. Please advise us well in advance of any special dietary restrictions. When ready you will retire to outfitter tents equipped with therma-rest sleeping pads and comfortable cots. Mornings involve packing up dry bags, sitting down for breakfast and then easing into the morning. You can charge out for a morning hike if you’re so inclined. Guides will break camp and send out the bagger to claim another prime downriver camp site. Then soon it's into the boats for changing scenery and a variety of new places to explore. This is the routine you will see daily until the last day of your trip. On the final day we will lunch at the ramp  around 11:00 AM to allow for de-rigging and the extended travel time from this remote corner of the state. 

 

The Fine Print:

 

Early season reservations will give you the best opportunity to secure your first choice of dates. Keep in mind that this river is only floatable during a sometimes narrow window in the spring. If you and your group are flexible we can make this trip happen most years, but not all. A 50% deposit is required to secure dates, refundable if cancellation is received no less than sixty (60) days prior to trip date. Trips proceed regardless of weather conditions. We reserve the right to cancel in the event of unsafe conditions or other circumstances beyond our control(extremely low or high flows). If your trip is cancelled due to circumstances beyond our immediate control, your deposit will be refunded or applied to a future date that is mutually acceptable.

 

DOES NOT INCLUDE:

 

OR fishing license

Shuttle Fees(typically $160)

Sleeping bag and personal items 

Alcoholic beverages

Staff/Guide Gratuity(15-20% of trip cost is typical)

 

WE DO INCLUDE:

 

All food, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages.

Daytime and evening verbal entertainment of dubious factual origin.

Expert direction and instruction mixed in with occasional unsolicited opinion. 

 

Gear List:

 

Two or Three changes of warm, dry clothes plus shorts and an extra shirt
Swim Suit for the hot springs
Knee high rubber boots or river sandals

Comfortable camp shoes

Fleece Jacket and/or windbreaker

Good Gore-Tex or PVC coated rain jacket(rarely needed, but when you need it you really need it)

Wine, beer or cocktails and mixers(we can't provide this for you by Oregon law)

Good sleeping Bag (20+ degree or colder rating(just in case))

Polarized sun glasses

Billed Hat 

Sun Screen 

Medications and personal Toiletries

Head lamp or small flashlight

Camera

Oregon fishing license(if fishing)

 

All gear not needed during the day will be placed in waterproof dry bags and sent down in advance to camp with our bagger. Gear that will not fit in your dry bag will NOT be packed down the river. Please pack accordingly.

 

RECOMMENDED FISHING GEAR:

 

We can provide all this for you but you are welcome to bring your own.

Fly rods 5-7wt 8-9’  w/ matching reels

Leaders- bass 1x-2x 7.5-9’ 

We provide all the flies and tippet plus all the little stuff but if you wish to tie or buy your own please request a recommended fly list from us prior to the trip.

Cat fishing can be both productive and delicious. We will provide all gear when applicable. 

 

 

 


Stream Flows
  • DESCHUTES RIVER - Madras
  • Flow (cfs): 4410
    Temperature (°F): 56.48
  • DESCHUTES RIVER - Moody
  • Flow (cfs): 5270
    Temperature (°F): 69.08
  • JOHN DAY RIVER AT SERVICE CREEK, OR
  • Flow (cfs): 1130
  • OWYHEE RIVER NR ROME OR
  • Flow (cfs): 615
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