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We are pleased to introduce DICK'S Pro Guide Services.
Our guides represent years of combined fishing knowledge and experience. Instruction can be provided for all fishing levels. Members of our Pro Guide Program serve a client base that is consistent with their individual personalities, style and expectations. Learn new tricks, techniques and experiment with different tackle. After your trip, a Pro Guide can document the exact equipment that made your trip a success. With the right equipment and a great guide, you can take your fishing to the next level.
Make your next trip on the water productive by utilizing one of Dick's Sporting Goods Fishing Pro Guides.
Your guide, Trevor Storlie has been a State of Oregon licensed guide for over ten years. Trevor is a native Oregonian, spending much of his youthlearning the rivers he now guides. Red's Guide Service home is located on the Sandy River which enables Trevor to stay very close to his work. Trevorwill guarantee a great sense of humor along with a passion for his work.
Greg has been fishing since he could walk. His first word was "fish", and over time he turned that passion into guiding. Greg specializes in Columbia River salmon and fishes year round for salmon, steelhead and sturgeon out of a 26' River Wild fishing boat.
Location: Columbia River, Williamette River, Sandy River, Jon Day River
Specialty: Walleye, Sturgeon, Salmon, Steelhead
Don has been fishing the NW for over 40 years and has been a licensed fishing guide in Oregon for over 15 years. He specializes in Walleye on the Columbai River but also fishes passionately for keeper sturgeon, oversized sturgeon, salmon and steelhead. Don runs a 24' Duckworth sled with a 3/4 hard top for a comfortable day on the water.
Todd and Julie Brenton have over 20 years combined experience, plus a determined devotion and enthusiasim for fishing. They are full-time guides and fish the Columbia, Willimette, Clackamas and John Day rivers and Astoria, Tillamook and Nehalem bays. They both have appeared in several television shows and radio spots and hold yearly seminars discussing successful fishing skills and techniques.
Location: NW Oregon - Lower Columbia River, Willametter River &Tillamook Bay
Specialty: Salmon and Sturgeon
Gary was born and raised in Portland, Oregon and currently resides in Battle Ground, Washington. At a young age, his father taught him all the techniques to fly fish for trout and at age of 14 he began running a boat. Gary fishes the Northwest Rivers for salmon, steelhead and sturgeon and has been guiding trips since 1996. He is a licensed as an Oregon charter and a Washington guide.
Location: Astoria, Columbia River, Willamette River and Tillamook Bay
Specialty: Salmon, Sturgeon, Steelhead
Randy was born and raised in Oregon and started fishing when he was about 5 years old. Being a "true Oregonian" he has extensive knowledge of all the places he takes his clients. He possesses a United States Coast Guard guide's license and insurance. He has crossed numerous Bars hundreds of times with 100% safety record.
Erik's World Class Fishing Adventures is a Columbia River Fishing Guide Service for Salmon, Steelhead and Sturgeon. Erik's provides you with the knowledge and experience of three generations of guiding and fishing the Columbia and its tributaries along with the most popular fishing spots in the Northwest. Erik is licensed to guide in both Oregon and Washington and guides year round. This 30 year guide service has a full understanding of the rivers and techniques that will create a great experience for your enjoyment. They are friendly, patient, knowledgeable, hard working and dedicated to making sure that you have the best possible day on the water.
Guide John Albrich has paired up with fellow guide Toby Wyatt to form Reel Time Fishing. A diverse angler who has guided from Idaho to Washington to Alaska. Albrich specializes in salmon and steelhead fishing, but has been known to sneak over to the Dworshak Reservoir and nab a Kokanee from time to time. Normally, though, Albrich sticks to list local waterways. When coldwater fish aren't in the system, he switches rods and casts to Smallmouth and Sturgeon. Albrich has been a common face in the media in recent years. He spends time educating anglers at several Pacific Northwest sportsman shows and has been featured on the Klew News and Hawg Quest. Feel free to contact John to book an unforgetable fishing experience.
Mike provides each customer with the ultimate fishing experience. He has over 30 years of experience off the Oregon coast and in the Columbia River. If it swims, he will catch it. He uses only top quality fishing gear to ensure each client the best opportunity to land their favorite fish. Mike has a true passion for fishing. He was 6 months old the first time his parents took him out on their boat to go ocean salmon fishing. He will pass this passion along to each client he has on the boat.
With over 40 years experience in Oregon and Montana, Pro Guide John Kirby now shares his passion for bright coastal salmon, Tillamook Bay, and the magnificent Columbia River. He ran the first Orvis Fly Fishing Schools in Montana and was the featured guide for Slim Pickins on Curt Gowdy's nationally televised American Sportsman Show. His experience, personality, and education (B.S. in Fisheries Science) work to insure an enjoyable and successful trip. John prefers only 2-3 anglers in his boat -- 20 ft North River Scout or 17 ft Diamondback Drift Boat -- and also offers walk/wade Fly Fishing trips for Winter Steelhead when conditions are favorable.
I grew up fishing Salmon and Steelhead on the South Santiam River and spent over 25 years fishing the Spring Chinook and Summer Steelhead runs that have made the South Santiam an angling favorite. I learned the fishery very well both from both the bank and from the boat. The last 10 years I spent refining my boaters skills and venturing out learing new waters and new techinques. I am one of the hardest working guides you will find when it comes to persistance and preperation. I strongly believe fishing isn't just luck, but rather that preparation and opporutnity by being persistant are the factors that land you fish. I'm always researching new techniques and gear for improved results. Come jump in and enjoy a fun day of fishing.
Location: NW Oregon, N.Oregon Coast, Inland Valley Streams, Alaska
Specialty: Salmon, Steelhead and Fall Trout
Life long fishermen, turning to guides and outfitters in 1989. Sara and I went full time, in 1997. Starting, The Fish House Outdoor Company/ Guide Service. We specialize in light line Steelhead fishing, and bobber fishing for Chinooks. We fish both gear, and flies for both species, as well as fall Cutthroat Trout. Based out of the Oregon Coastal hills, we call the Northwest home. Coastal rivers and estuaries for fishing, crabbing, and eco tours.
Location: Clackamas, Willamette & Columbia Rivers North Oregon Coast & Ocean; Alaska; Idaho
Specialty: Salmon, Steelhead and Sturgeon
I started my professional fishing career in 1976 and have spent time on the water in Oregon, Idaho and Alaska. I have been featured in many outdoor magazines and named one of the top 25 guides from California to Alaska. I have been the speaker for many local TV, radio shows and seminars on topics relating to various techniques for salmon, steelhead and sturgeon fishing. In 2001 I co-founded a successful fly-in camp on the Nushagak which runs in June and July. The rest of my time is spent in Oregon fishing from the Portland area to the North Coast. Fishing is more than a sport to me. It is watching the faces of my customers when they feel the first tug on their line. It is the joy they experience when they land their first (or fiftieth) salmon. My goal is to give my customers a trip that they will always remember.
Specialty: Salmon, Sturgeon and Steelhead on the Willamette River, Lower Columbia River and Pacific Ocean
Fight Club Guided Fishing has been in operation since 2003. My home is in Saint Helens, OR five minutes from the nearest Columbia River boat ramp. The "Fight Club" name mainly refers to my group of regular anglers that join me. I pride myself in being one of the most patient guides on the river. Join me on the "Daly Double" a top of the line craft custom built with angler comfort, convenience and safety as the top priorities. Expect to fish with the best rods, reels and tackle available. The main motivation for running this business is to help people enjoy catching as many fish as possible. I get to make many new fishing friends and spend as much time on the water as I can get away with! It's a labor of love.
Specialty: Salmon Sturgeon, Steelhead and Big Game
30 plus years fishing the Columbia and its tributaries.19 years professionally as owner of Dan Ponciano Guide Service. Pro Staff for G-Loomis,Shimano,Tuff-Line,Power Pro, North River Boats,P-Line and E-Z Marine Products. Experience, Quality gear and a passion for the outdoors assure you a great day on the water or in the woods.
Location: Buoy 10 up to Bonneville Dam and Tillamook Bay
Specialty: Salmon, Steelhead, Sturgeon
Oregon fishing guide Marvin Henkel specializing in salmon fishing, sturgeon fishing, steelhead fishing, walleye fishing, shad fishing, and Coho salmon on the Columbia River, Willamette River, Buoy 10, and the Clackamas River. I offer guided fishing in the Portland Oregon area, Astoria, Tillamook Bay, Vancouver, Washington I have been a licensed guide for over 12 years, and this is a full time job for me.
Location: Columbia River from the Gorge to Astoria, Willamette river
Specialty: Salmon, Steelhead, Sturgeon, Shad, Introducing Kids to Fishing
Over 10 years as a Coast Guard certified captain fishing the Northwest. I grew up exposed to the water and fishing thanks to my dad also an avid fisherman with a biology degree. I started scuba diving and spearfishing when I was in the fifth grade in the San Juan Islands of Washington State. Fishing for me is a true passion, I've fished the Western parts of North America from Alaska to Southern Mexico. My favorite part of being a guide is watching the excitement I can provide to others through the sportfishing experience.
I lost my arm commercial fishing in Alaska about 10 years ago and soon after started guiding on the rivers here. I fish the local rivers and the Pacific Ocean I am a bit more diversified than other guides in that I run two boats and can accommodate a wider variety of clients for different situations.
Location: Columbia, Willamette, Siletz, and Clackamas Rivers, Tillamook, Astoria
Specialty: Sturgeon, Salmon and Steelhead
Derek has been a professional guide for over 5 years, but his obsession with fish started over 33 years ago at the tender age of 5. He's been actively fishing the Pacific Northwest waters for over 20 years, catching Sturgeon , Salmon, Steelhead, Bass, Trout, Catfish, Shad and Walleye. Whether you're an expert or a beginner just trying to learn; Derek prides himself on making sure you and your guests have the most successful and memorable fishing trip possible. "What motivates me is seeing the smile on someone's face when they land a keeper. Whether Salmon, Steelhead or Sturgeon, it's still the same smile."
Oregon Native, Grant Scheele grew up fishing the Siletz and Santiam Rivers and turned a talent into a craft and career as a guide. Grant guides a wide range of fisheries. From the Willamette River and it's tributaries, north to the Columbia River, west to numerous coastal rivers and the Pacific Ocean. He uses a variety of techniques with bait or hardware lures. Sidedrifting, bobber and eggs, back bouncing, trolling and back trolling. He is an outstanding teacher who freely shares his knowledge of fishing with an unassuming style. His goal is a memorable day that puts a smile on your face and fish in the box.
Location: Siletz, Siuslaw, Alsea, Yaquina, Nesucca, Wilson, Trask, Kilchis, Nehalem, Columbia, Willamette, N & S Santiam
Specialty: Hands on Salmon and Steelhead fishing with bait
fishing since age 5 with his father long time Oregon guide Gary Amerman, Scott started guiding while still a teenager and quickly vaulted to the top of the guide profession. Scott's now running team Amerman and Amerman Salmon eggs and is blending new school talent and fishing techniques with old school success.
Captain Dennis Hull has been guiding for 18 years and fishing for 50 years. He has fished all over north america in both salt and fresh water. Dennis has been featured on the outdoor channel and versus fishing for giant sturgeon with TV host Trevor Gowdy, wich is one of his specialties. In addition to the big sturgeon, he offers spring, summer and fall salmon, summer steelhead, Walleye and is one of the few guides that feature combo trips for multiple species. Some examples are spring salmon - sturgeon, summer steelhead and giant sturgeon. Captain Dennis is not one to be in the crowds doing what everyone else is doing and is known to do it his own way often way away from the crowds. He doesn't follow radio or phone fish and always finds his own bite. You will learn some new tricks when you fish with Dennis as well as have a great day on the water. People come from all over the world to fish with Dennis in the great fisheries Oregon hs to offer.
Specialty: Full time second generation North Puget Sound Area fishing and hunting guide
Hi, my name is John Koenig, owner of John's Guide Service. I am 44 years old and no stranger to the Pacific Northwest. A fifth generation Washingtonian and second generation guide, I now reside in Rockport, Washington with my absolutely wonderfully beautiful wife Corrina and our 15 yr old daughter, Anjelika. Rockport, a town with a population of less than 500, sits in the foothills of the scenic and wild northern Cascade Mountains. I live within walking distance of both the Sauk River and now world famous Skagit River. My family would tell you that I have been somewhat of a fishing and hunting nut since I was a child. Well, why not? I owe most of what I know to another professional guide, my grandfather; who passed on to me the love of the outdoors and the patience and understanding it takes to be a knowledgeable fisherman and guide. I have been a full time fishing and hunting guide here in Washington for close to two decades now. In the past I spent 10 Summers guiding in Alaska's Bristol Bay watershed, and managing a fishing camp called "Alaska Kingfishers" which targets the largest run of King Salmon in Alaska. I am now concentrating all my Summer efforts back here at home. I will try and run groups out of Alaska Kingfishers when availability allows at the camp, and if not I can certainly help you in booking your next trip up there. Early Summers here in Washington will include guiding trips for Hatchery Kings on the Skagit River along with Sturgeon and summer-run Steelhead on our local rivers along with preparing for the upcoming hunting season. I am always scouting for both deer and bear sign, looking for the prime areas to hunt each fall. August and September are spent hunting the many berry fields of the North Cascades for bear and early archery deer, along with many Blue and Ruffed grouse to be had along the way. In October I go directly back into King Salmon mode both locally and on the coastal rivers of Washington, targeting not only Kings, but the other 4 species of Salmon on into December. From December - May I am guiding for the famous and much sought after Steelhead. I am also the inventor of the still popular "John's Jigs" and have been featured in many outdoor magazines and books as well as television shows like "Cabela's Outfitter Journal" and "Columbia Country". I am state and coast guard licensed, fully insured and first aid and CPR trained and certified. I operate under a USFS permit on the Skagit System while fishing and in the North Cascade Foothills while guiding hunts. With all this in mind, from beginner to experienced, from gear fisherman to fly fisherman, from bow hunter to rifle hunting, you can look forward to a very memorable and enjoyable day with John's Guide Service.
Location: Lower Columbia River, ocean, Willamette River, Nehalem Bay, Tillamook Bay, N.Oregon coastal rivers
Specialty: Salmon, Sturgeon, Steelhead
I have been a full time fishing guide for the past 11 years. Prior to that, I received a bachelors degree and masters degree in fish biology and worked as a fish biologist. I grew up fishing the lower Columbia River and primarily fish out of my hometown, Astoria, OR.
Grew up fishing the Lower Columbia and Ocean out of Warrenton, OR. Born and raised here I took my love for the sport and created a business. After my short stint in the NFL with the St. Louis Rams in 2004 and 2005 seasons, I started D-Mac Outfitters. I have 20 years experience fishing these waters for Sturgeon and Salmon.
Specialty: Salmon, Steelhead, Sturgeon and Crabbing
Fishing the Oregon Coast for Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Sturgeon and Crabbing. Velvet Touch Fishing Ventures offers a wide variety of fishing experiences. Velvet Touch is operated by Larry Andres who does most of his fishing on the Columbia River, from Astoria to Bonneville Dam, for Sturgeon, Coho Salmon and Chinook Salmon. During the latter part of September through mid November he hits the coastal rivers for Fall Chinook Salmon. Fishing the Yaquina and other coastal rivers around Newport Oregon. If you haven't fished the Oregon Coast - come on out and enjoy the fishing experience of a life time. Once you go fishing with Larry you'll be hooked! (Taking bookings for Springer Salmon on the Columbia River and June Sturgeon at Astoria) Quit Wishing lets GO Fishing.
Specialty: Salmon, Steelhead, Sturgeon and Walleye
Jack has worked as a full time fishing guide in Oregon &Washington 27 years, his son Brandon also guides full time, He is a third generation guide. Jack is on two boards with Oregon Fish and Wildlife Also representing guides for the State Marine board of Oregon Jack &Brandon [Team Hook-up] have many well known sponsors &offer their customers the very best in Boats &Equipment. Jack &Brandon are some of the best in the west - follow them on team hook up facebook.
Rich Mercado has been a licensed fishing guide in Washington, Oregon and Alaska for over 17 years. He now guides the upper and lower columbia and the Washington Coastal Rivers. Rich's knowledge, attention to detail and professionalism insures a great day of fishing salmon, sturgeon or steelhead.
Billy Davis of GALE FORCE GUIDES is your local guide for fishing the lower Columbia River. Local area fishing guides fishing from the Pacific Ocean upriver including popular lower Columbia River areas near Astoria, Buoy 10 and popular coast rivers catch more fish because they know how to catch Salmon and Sturgeon on the most popular stretch of the Columbia River. Book a trip with Billy Davis, the local fishing guide for the lower Columbia River.
Specialty: Steelhead, Salmon, Walleye, Trout and Bass
I have been fishing WA State's premier fisheries for over 30 years now. I have a vast knowledge of fishing locations all across our great state and I catch all of the sport fish we have to offer. I specialize in light tackle, fair chase, sport fishing Adventures. My primary fish targets are Steelhead, Salmon, Trout, Walleye and Bass. On my boats we use only top of the line fishing equipment, tackle, gear, and bait. I will do my best to accommodate your specific needs to make your trip a memorable one, as well. I am also Coast Guard Licensed, CPR trained and insured. Check out my fresh weekly fishing report at The Steelhead University's website. Now Quit wish'n and lets go fish'n!
Location: Columbia, Willamette, Tillamook Bay and Buoy 10
Specialty: Salmon, Sturgeon, Steelhead and Walleye
I have been a professional fishing guide for over 25 years. I fish for Salmon Sturgeon Steelhead and Walleye. All over NW Oregon from the Columbia and Willamette Rivers to Tillamook Bay and Buoy 10. My boats are Fully equiped heated and covered for your fishing pleasure.
Joe Hay fished the Oregon Coast since the early 1990's, starting with Salmon on the Nestucca River. In 1997, he started Haystack Fishing Club, Inc., the first legal Dory Charter in over 15 years. Since the start, Haystack has been giving customers memories and experiences unlike any other found in Oregon. Using a surfed launch dory, we typically are minutes away from fishing once we leave the beach. Normal species we target are Rock Fish, Ling Cod, Halibut and Salmon.
Location: Washington State's Premier Cascade and Coastal Rivers
Specialty: Salmon, Steelhead and Trout
Established in 1994, We Specialize in Guided Fishing Trips for Salmon, Steelhead and Trout on Washington States Premier Cascade and Coastal Rivers. Scenic and Eagle Watching Trips are Offered Year-Round. We offer Heated Boats for Comfort, Quality Bait and Tackle with Excellent Success Rates for Your Personal,Business or Gift Certificate Trips.
Location: Olympic Peninsula, Cowlitz, Lewis and Columbia Rivers
Specialty: Salmon and Steelhead
Robert is a veteran guide in both Washington and Alaska. Guiding anglers for 28 years. Robert has been featured in STS, northwest sportsman, fridya harbor and in fisherman magazines. Robert is a featured speaker for several sport shows and Steelhead University as well as several local retailers.
Specialty: Salmon, Steelhead, Sturgeon and Walleye
....I'm a third generation Fishing Guide and have been full time since 2006. I have been born and raised on the banks of the Sandy river and I have landed Steelhead at age 4 and Salmon at age 5. I have always been pursuing fishing as a source of income from age 10 on. I started fishing for pike minnows and was successful enough to make good income and buy 3 different Alumaweld boats from age 10-18. I always wanted to be a fishing guide, because of my life involvement with fishing and how my father ran his guide business. I stay up dated with the fisheries and the politics behind the fisheries by going to meetings with the ODFW, NSIA, CCA and all the smaller organizations. My father and I are well know for all the fishing seminars we put on per year. We normally do 6-12 with Dick's Sports and then another 6-12 with varies companies around the region. My Passion in fishing is having people come out and learn about the fishery, why this fishing works and how to help keep this fishery around for our future and of course to catch fish! I strive to work hard for all my Sponsors who help me out with fishing product and to make sure every client that fishes with me gets a new clean piece of equipment in there hands will fishing with me.
Kevin grew up fishing here in Oregon and quickly made a name for himself as one of the hardest working and most productive fisherman on the coast. He has developed his own egg cures and knows what it takes to get the bites in the constantly changing conditions of Oregon Rivers. Learning to fish cured salmon eggs is the most productive method there is to catchquality salmon in big numbers. Kevin designed and built his own 20' aluminum power boat that is perfectly designed for this type of fishery. No comfy seats and rod holders. You will be moving, standing and casting, and actively persuing fish. Seats are available, but you won't want to take a break from the action! This is a hands on, "in the game" fishery. Kevin has fished the most productive rivers from the California borders to Canada and Alaska. He is well known up and down the coast for his fishing skills. That is what a day of fishing with Kevin has in store. You won't be sitting in a seat, drinking coffee and eating snacks waiting for the guide to tell you a fish is already on your line. You will be holding your own rod, feeling the bite, detting the hook, and FEELING THE POWER! Kevin enjoys teaching people how to fish, and making good fisherman better
I have fished local Oregon waters for 45 years and started my own fishing guide business in 1995. Salmon, Steelhead and Trout are my main target in local NW Oregon rivers near Portland and offer guided drift boat fishing service for the area. All top rated gear equipment and tackle is provided. Call for fly-fishing details.
Featuring drift boat only trips on remote stretches of rivers and teaching people how to fish and read water is my specialty. I like to cater to customers for specific needs and enjoy sharing my knowledge of local rivers history/wildlife, as well as the different types of techniques used to catch fish throughout the seasons.
Living in Gresham/Troutdale Oregon all my life, the Sandy River has been my back yard, but I also fish the Clackamas, Wilson, Nestucca, Kilchis and other streams. McKenzie River trout fishing is also available during summer months and I can accommodate fly or gear fishing for these nice rainbows.
Custom fishing trips tailored made from individual to large groups is what I do best and can accommodate full day or half day trips. If requested, VIP lunch can also be provided for an extra fee. "Your personal satisfaction with the best possible NW fishing experience is number 1 with JFA".
Two People: $175/person - Full Day. Three People: $155/person – Full Day. Half-Day trips also available, call for details.
Specialty: Ocean & Dory Charters for salmon, halibut and bottomfish
Chartering for 12 years. Fishing rivers and bays. Three years ago opened up an ocean charter out of Pacific City lanching a Dory boat off the beach. Provide fishing, sight seeing and crabbing in the Pacific Ocean.
Born in South Dakota and raised as a walleye and pike fisherman Roger brought his fishing hat to Oregon in 1972 and now has over 30 years experience fishing Columbia river walleye,operating as a licensed Oregon guide for the last 7 years. Roger enjoys teaching others how to catch walleye in this unique fishery and his goal is to help you become a better fisherman and provide you with an outdoor experience to remember.
Location: Columbia, Umpqua, Coos, Suislaw and Coquille Rivers
Specialty: Salmon, Steelhead and Sturgeon
I have been guiding full time for 18 years. During that time I have appeard on ESPN's American Expedition, fishing sturgeon and shad on the Umpqua. I am currently a regular guest on two radio shows relating to fishing and the outdoors. Oregon Outdoors and Northwest Outdoors. there are several Oregon Outdoor magazines that call me on a regular basis for quotes and fishing methods. i have also been featured on the cover of three magazines.
Location: Columbia River, Willamette River, Sandy River and Coast
Specialty: Sturgeon, Salmon and Tuna
I have fished the Northwest for almost 40 years. I have been a full-time Oregon State and Coast Guard licensed fishing guide since 1998. I also own &operate a successful hunting outfit in Wyoming. Weather hunting or fishing, you will always see honesty and integrity in my business.
Location: Columbia, Willamette, Santiam & North Coast Rivers & Bays
Specialty: Salmon, Steelhead and Sturgeon
My name is Trevor Smith. I am a 39 year native Oregonian. Life long fisherman with 12 years of professional guiding. My hobbies include spending time with my kids and anything to do with the great outdoors or sports.
Location: Columbia River and Tributaries, Pacific Ocean
Specialty: Salmon, Steelhead and Sturgeon
Lived in Oregon for 35 years. Grew up in Minnesota. Guide for 10 years. Fished since I could sit up in a boat. Enjoy every minute of time on the water. I have 20 years operating a drift boat. I enjoy the adventure.
Retired 27 year public servant. Fishing Oregon rivers and lakes for over 25 years. Married 24 years with three children. I love fishing and teaching others to fish, especially children and their parents.
Location: From the Puget Sound to the Snake River and on the Olympic Peninsula, the Columbia River & all the popular area rivers including the Columbia River & Cowlitz Rivers
Specialty: Salmon, Steelhead, Trout, Sturgeon
capt.ELI RICO, owner of hotshot guide service in Washington state has been guiding clients into fish since 1989 , I started in southern California than moved back to my home waters in eastern Washington and now have expanded to sunny Tampa bay Florida. every month I have the privilege of fishing with customers from all around the world and one thing that means the most to me is the universal language of a big happy smile and the words FISH-ON no matter how they say it it always makes me happy and think I have the best job in the world..... ELI RICO
Location: North Coast, Columbia River, Tillamook Bay, Area rivers
Specialty: Salmon, Sturgeon, Steelhead
Bob Rees is a 6th generation Oregonian, well rooted in the sport fishing industry. A professional guide for over 2 decades, he brings knowledge and expertise to his trade, providing an all-out effort in pursuit of the quarry he chases. Bob operates a 25-foot aluminum jet sled and 16-foot driftboat. He resides on the Oregon Coast, not far from where he fishes nearly full-time. Bob is the publisher of The Guide’s Forecast, a weekly fishing newsletter that reaches over 5,000 readers and is published in The Oregonian sport section on Wednesdays.
Location: Willamette, Columbia, Sandy, Siletz, Clackamas, Wilson Rivers & Tillamook Bay
Specialty: Salmon & Steelhead
Steve has been fishing northwest rivers from Oregon to Alaska for over 25 years and started guiding clients on fishing adventures for 5 years now . I fish out of 2 different boats a 19' Alumaweld sled and a 16' Clackacraft Drift boat , So there are a wide range of opportunities. We look forward to having you in the boat for your next fishing adventure weather you are a experienced fishermen or just new fishing its all about having fun and putting fish in the boat.
John Garrison learned to fish before he could walk. He learned at Lake Arrowhead in Southern California where he grew up. He has fished from Mexico to Canada and east through the Rockies. Most of his concentrated fishing was in the Sierras. John moved to Central Oregon in 1971 with his family. All free time was spent “testing” the waters of the high lakes, rivers and streams. In 1980 John began guiding as an assistant. In 1984 Garrison’s Guide Service was formed and quickly became the largest spin/fly fishing guide service in Central Oregon based in Sunriver. Garrison’s Guide Service is not just about catching fish. It is about learning the intracacies of the area and the uniqueness of each fishery. The combined knowledge of the guides results in very successful experiences. This year Garrison has a staff of 6 guides operating a fleet of 5 boats. Among his assistants are 4 school teachers and one school counselor who take advantage of their summers off to guide. Considering their occupations, Garrison’s assistant guides have excellent people skills, in addition to being knowledgeable anglers. From spin fishing and fly fishing looking for the elusive Brown, the fighting Brook, the award winning Rainbows, delicious/fighting Kokanee, crazy Bass – the all enjoy sharing the experience and knowledge with the guests. We also throw in a few large Bull and Lake Trout.
Growing up in northwest my passion was to hunt and fish. Spending my childhood on the banks of the northwest costal rivers I have followed my passion of fishing into guiding. Come fish with me and see the beauty northwest Oregon has to offer.
Specialty: Custom multi-day trips for corporate and out-of-town clients
Cody Herman has been blessed with opportunities to hunt and fish around the world and now hopes to share these experiences with his clients. From single day trips targeting Salmon, Steelhead, Sturgeon, Bass and Trout to custom Multi-day, Multi-Species trips in the Northwest. Day One Outdoors also offers hunting opportunities locally, across the US and internationally in New Zealand. Come join Day One Outdoors on an adventure to remember!