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Fall Availability – Lower Deschutes River Float Trips, OR

Lower Deschutes River Float Trips, Oregon As we approach Fall, Oregon’s Lower Deschutes River becomes one of the most versatile and rich fisheries in Oregon. By October, steelhead have spread throughout the river upstream of Maupin, making float trips from Trout Creek to Maupin an extremely viable option. While the word is still out on […]

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Prime Availability – Speywater Lodge & Floats, Oregon

Speywater Lodge – Grande Ronde River, Oregon Located on the Grande Ronde River, near Troy, Oregon, this low-key, high-value operation is where some of the Northwest’s finest steelheaders and spey casters congregate for two months of guiding and instruction. Renowned spey instructor Scott O’Donnell heads a crew of diehard steelhead guides who love the Ronde […]

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Prime Availability – Williamson River Fish Shack, OR

Williamson River Fish Shack Williamson River Fish Shack Expert Q & A The following dates are the remaining openings at one of our favorite trout venues in the Pacific Northwest. The Williamson River is home to some of the largest trout in the state.  A river of many moods, the Williamson requires anglers to utilize […]

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Expert Q&A – Deschutes River Jet Boat Camp, OR

Deschutes River Jet Boat Camp A guided overnight jet boat trip on the lower Deschutes with the Renton family is an incredibly unique experience in the steelhead angling world. The high desert canyon offers unbelievable scenery, a remote feel, consistent weather and a run of aggressive summer steelhead. Guided jet boat trips are done on […]

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Prime Dry Fly Availability – Owyhee River, OR

Owyhee River, OR Below you will find the remaining Summer availability at one of our favorite dry fly venues in the Pacific Northwest. Eastern Oregon’s Owyhee River during August and September presents fly anglers with great opportunities to fish big, terrestrial dry flies for hungry brown trout. Best done as a 2 night/3 day trip, […]

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Sage On The Water Spey School

Join renowned Spey casting instructor and Sage Ambassador Scott O’Donnell and his crew of die-hard steelhead guides at Speywater Lodge for four days of Spey instruction and steelhead fishing. Scott and his crew are master instructors and the Grande Ronde is the best place we know of to learn the art of Spey casting and […]

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Prime Steelhead Availability – Deschutes River Jet Boat Camp, OR

  Deschutes River Jet Boat Camp, Oregon A guided multi-day jet boat trip on the lower Deschutes River with the Renton family is one of the most unique experiences in the steelhead angling world. The high desert canyon offers incredible scenery, a remote feel, consistent weather and a run of aggressive summer steelhead. Guided jet […]

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New Destination: Wild and Scenic Rogue River Steelhead Trips, OR

Wild and Scenic Rogue River Steelhead Trips, OR Fly Water Travel is excited to offer a new destination in the Pacific Northwest region. Wild and Scenic Rogue River Steelhead trips focus on targeting summer run steelhead on a 45 mile section of wilderness river. This is one of the most unique and sought after river […]

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Remaining 2019 Availability – Umpqua Summer Basecamp, OR

The North Umpqua River is the quintessential Cascadian river– steep, swift, crystal clear, and incredibly beautiful. It is also an iconic American classic that has captured the souls of countless anglers and drawn them back year after year to test their skills against one of the most challenging and rewarding races of steelhead in the […]

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Expert Q & A – Wild and Scenic Rogue River Steelhead Trips, Oregon

Wild and Scenic Rogue River Steelhead Trips, OR Designated as one of the eight original Wild and Scenic Rivers in the United States in 1968, the Wild and Scenic section of the Rogue is a classic American multi-day float. The river’s expansive views and deep cut canyons are home to summer and winter steelhead as […]

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Expert Q & A – Williamson River Fish Shack, Oregon

Williamson River Fish Shack The key to the Williamson River’s giant trout lies in the hyper-eutrophic shallows of Klamath Lake where wild rainbows can grow to 20 inches in three years. As the lake warms, these rainbow trout migrate into the cold flowing tributaries, the most notable of which is the Williamson River. A river […]

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Fly Water Travel Hosted Deschutes Jet Boat Camp – Two Spots Left

Deschutes River Jet Boat Camp Two spots remain in a prime window for a lower Deschutes jet boat camp trip hosted by David Kalinowski of Fly Water Travel. These dates are within the prime window of the steelhead migration and coincide with some of the best weather in the lower Deschutes canyon. A guided overnight […]

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Remaining Summer Availability – Owyhee River, Oregon

Owyhee River, Oregon Tucked away in eastern Oregon, not far from Boise, Idaho, Oregon’s finest trophy brown trout river flows discreetly through desert rim rock and sage. It is a relatively small river but its’ honey-colored browns are anything but small, averaging 16 to 20 inches with considerably larger fish present. The Owyhee has a […]

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Expert Q & A – Clackamas River Lodge, Oregon

Clackamas River Lodge The Clackamas River Lodge is a fantastic all-inclusive Winter/Spring steelhead experience. The Clackamas River begins as a high alpine stream in the Northern Oregon Cascade Mountains before it descends over eighty miles west where it eventually meets the tidally influenced Willamette River in Oregon City. Known locally as the “Clack,” it drains […]

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Prime Availability – Williamson River Fish Shack, Oregon

Williamson River Fish Shack, OR The key to the Williamson River’s giant trout lies in the hypereutrophic shallows of Klamath Lake where wild rainbows can grow to 20 inches in three years. As the lake warms, these rainbow trout migrate into the cold flowing tributaries, the most notable of which is the Williamson River. A […]

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Expert Q & A – North Umpqua Summer Basecamp, Oregon

Umpqua Basecamp, Summer Oregon’s North Umpqua River is the quintessential Cascadian river– steep, swift, crystal clear, and incredibly beautiful. It is also an iconic American classic that has captured the souls of countless anglers and drawn them back year after year to test their skills against one of the most challenging and rewarding races of […]

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Expert Q&A – Speywater Lodge, Oregon

Speywater Lodge – Grande Ronde River, Oregon If the name of this lodge seems biased, wait until you meet the guides! Located on the Grande Ronde River, near Troy, Oregon, this low key, high value operation is where some of the Northwest’s finest steelheaders and spey casters congregate for guiding and instruction. Renowned spey instructor […]

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Fly Water Travel Hosted Trip – Clackamas River Lodge, OR

THIS TRIP HAS FULLY BOOKED. Clackamas River Lodge The Clackamas River Lodge program is the ultimate all-inclusive Winter steelhead experience. The small group size of 4 to 5 anglers make for an intimate experience. A beautiful and modern riverfront lodge is very comfortable and even offers cell service and wi-fi. The Clackamas River begins as […]

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Expert Q & A – Owyhee River Basecamp, OR

Owyhee River, Oregon Tucked away in eastern Oregon, not far from Boise, Idaho, Oregon’s finest trophy brown trout river flows discreetly through desert rim rock and sage. It is a relatively small river but its’ honey-colored browns are anything but small, averaging 16 to 20 inches with considerably larger fish present. The Owyhee has a […]

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Expert Q & A – Umpqua Winter Basecamp, OR

Umpqua Winter Basecamp, OR The Umpqua Winter Basecamp is a unique and diverse Pacific Northwest steelheading experience focusing on the legendary waters of the North Umpqua River. From January through the end of March, the crystal clear waters of the North Umpqua transform to a blue-green tinge and rise from the seasonal rains that late […]

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Winter Steelhead Availability – North Oregon Coast w/ Scott O’Donnell

Northern Oregon Coast From February through April, the rivers surrounding the greater Tillamook Bay region on the Northern Oregon coast transform into some of the most productive and seductive winter steelhead rivers in North America. Structurally they are a “swing” fisherman’s paradise and the quarry is almost always sea bright, wild, and willing to chase a […]

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Five Reasons To Go – Winter Steelhead with Scott O’Donnell

From January through April, the rivers on the Northern Oregon coast transform into some of the most productive and seductive winter steelhead rivers in North America. Structurally they are a “swing” fisherman’s paradise and the quarry is almost always sea-bright, wild, and willing to chase a well swung fly. This is true winter steelhead fishing, and […]

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Sage on The Water Spey School with Ambassador Scott O’Donnell

Join renowned spey casting instructor and Sage Ambassador Scott O’Donnell and his crew of die-hard steelhead guides at Speywater Lodge for three days of Spey instruction and steelhead fishing. Scott and his crew are master instructors and the Grande Ronde is the best place we know of to learn the art of Spey casting and […]

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Speywater Lodge & Floats – Scott O’Donnell’s Passion for the Ronde

If the name of this lodge seems biased, wait until you meet the guides! Located on the Grande Ronde River, near Troy, Oregon, this low-key, high-value operation is where some of the Northwest’s finest steelheaders and spey casters congregate for two months of guiding and instruction. Renowned spey instructor Scott O’Donnell heads a crew of […]

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Trip Report – Deschutes River Jet Boat Camp

I just returned from a short stay on the Lower Deschutes with Dillon Renton of All Star at their Jet Boat Camp. It was a pleasure to spend time with Dillon, who literally grew up on the Deschutes. His family has been guiding guests here for three decades. His strong work ethic, knowledge of the […]

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Trip Report – McKenzie River, Oregon

I took some time last week to travel here in Oregon for a few days with two primary goals: to escape the smoke in southern Oregon and to expose my fiance to fly fishing for trout. In order to accomplish the fly fishing objective I reserved a day on the McKenzie River with Matt Ramsey, […]

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Remaining 2018 Availability – Williamson Fish Shack, OR

Williamson Fish Shack The Williamson River has the distinction of being one of the West’s most prolific trophy rainbow trout fisheries. To best fish this remarkable system we have paired with a favorite guide, Paul McDonald. Paul is a Kiwi who guides winters at Poronui Lodge on New Zealand’s North Island and guides in Southern Oregon […]

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Expert Q & A – Deschutes River, Oregon

Deschutes River – Oregon There is good reason that the Deschutes is Oregon’s best known river. The Deschutes is a desert oasis rife with wild rainbows, hearty steelhead, whitewater and stunning scenery. During the steelhead fly fishing season the Deschutes becomes a “Temple of Spey.” This is one of the first rivers in the U.S. […]

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Steelhead Availabiltiy – Umpqua Summer Basecamp, Oregon

Umpqua Summer Basecamp Oregon’s North Umpqua River is the quintessential Cascadian river– steep, swift, crystal clear, and incredibly beautiful. It is also an iconic American classic that has captured the souls of countless anglers and drawn them back year after year to test their skills against one of the most challenging and rewarding races of […]

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  For many people, muli-day float trips are the best downriver fly fishing experience. Staying on the river can truly maximize your fishing time.  Anglers that like to fish hard can get up early in camp or stay at the river’s edge until dark targeting the evening bite. With an outfitted trip there is a crew of people […]

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