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Catching Steelhead is what Fred lives for. Let him bring you the dedication and quality you deserve and expect. Fred offers trips for both novice and experienced fishermen, customized to your needs and abilities. Let him help you hook into an Idaho Steelhead (ocean run Rainbow Trout) while taking in the wilderness setting of the Salmon River Canyon and it’s sublime wildlife. Fred strives to provide the highest quality Idaho steelhead fishing adventures available on the Salmon River....Read More
Born and raised on the Salmon River, Fred is a professional and experienced steelhead fisherman that will give you the best opportunity to safely hook into that Steelhead or Salmon you have always wanted. With over 70 miles of Idaho’s best steelhead fishing directly accessible from their headquarters in Riggins Idaho, they can offer the most avid sportsman the best in Idaho guided Steelhead fishing.
All of Fred’s trips are guided in a drift boat. Fred is not only an expert at navigating the river, but of the history surrounding this area and its fish. A good lunch, quality rods and Steelhead fishing equipment provided along with a propane heater for your comfort. Their season starts mid September and extends through late March.
If anglers are interested in harvesting fall Chinook Salmon, they run from mid September to late October as well, Fred and his clients catch these with the same tactics as Steelhead, so pick up a Salmon tag if you want to take those home as well! Book now to secure your date!
Owners Brenda and Jess have raised their 3 kids on the river in Riggins, Idaho. Jess started guiding fishing and raft trips 28 years ago. Now they live at and operate their own lodge on 43 acres of private land just out side of Riggins. Living in the heart of the Idaho Wilderness is a dream they always hoped for and has now become reality. They have always loved sharing their passion for the Salmon and Snake Rivers and the wilderness no matter what experience your looking for. Living and fishing in Idaho’s back country his whole life gives jess a great appreciation and knowledge of the area, it’s fish and it’s history to share with their clients....Read More
Steelhead Guide Fred has over 7 years of experience running drift boat trips for monster steelhead on the Salmon and Snake river (and others). A true steward of the sport Fred is always involved in conservation related activities to support the local seaborn trout population. Being on the water everyday is not a job for Fred, instead a necessity, stemming from his passion for the river itself and the beautiful creatures that venture up it!
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
All rods, reels, and tackle are included.
This guide will clean your catch for you.
Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.
This trip has multiple pickup locations.
You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.
No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.
Soda, water, & snacks provided.
At an Additional Rate
Alcohol is available for purchase at meeting location. (Storefront)
Rain gear, warm clothing.
Idaho Fishing License Idaho Steelhead tag (Must have printed copy in hand)
Payment & Tipping
After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).
The deposit for this trip is non-refundable.
Where to Buy a Fishing LicenseFind out more about licenses here.
Riggins, ID, USA