Bend Fishing Guides

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River Fishing Trip in Bend

Deschutes River Rainbows

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17 ft 1 - 6 People From $242 / person

River Fishing Trip in Bend

Crooked River Fly Fishing

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1 - 6 People From $188 / person

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Lake Billy Chinook Trip

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26 ft 1 - 4 People From $250 / person

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Bend Oregon Kokanee Salmon

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26 ft 1 - 4 People From $138 / person

Most Popular Types of Trips in Bend

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Everything to Know About Booking a Fishing Guide in Bend

What are the best fishing trips in Bend?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 4 trips in Bend, and the most popular trips in the area are Deschutes River Rainbows guided by Cory and Crooked River Fly Fishing guided by Steve.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

Looking for kid friendly guides in Bend? Check out our beginner and family friendly guides in Bend.

What types of fishing trips are common in Bend?

River fishing is the most popular in Bend as well as lake fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Bend are: 1. rainbow trout, 2. brown trout, 3. steelhead, and 4. bull trout.

The most common fishing techniques in Bend are fly fishing, wading, and light tackle fishing but trolling is popular as well.

How much does a Bend fishing trip cost?

in Bend prices can range anywhere from an affordable $400 to $1,600, but the average price for a half day trip in Bend is $678. The average price for a full day trip in Bend is $1,005.

What month is best for fishing in Bend?

The most popular season for fishing in Bend is fall, and most anglers book their trips 6 days in advance.

Do I need a Bend fishing license and what are the bag limits in Bend?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in Bend, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Bend. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Bend.

Popular Types of Fishing In Bend

The most common types of fishing charters in Bend, Oregon are fly fishing and drift boat fishing. Bend fishing charters offer a variety of options for anglers of all skill levels, from beginners to experts.

Fly fishing charters take you to the Deschutes River, where you can catch rainbow trout, brown trout, and steelhead. Drift boat fishing charters take you to the Crooked River, where you can catch rainbow trout, brown trout, and whitefish.

Bend fishing charters often visit landmarks such as the Cascade Mountains and the Newberry National Volcanic Monument. So, if you're looking for an adventurous and knowledgeable fishing experience, book a Bend fishing charter today!

The Best Places To Fish In Bend

Bend, Oregon is a paradise for anglers, with its numerous rivers, lakes, and streams. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, there's a fishing spot for you. Here are some of the best places to fish in Bend, Oregon:

1. Deschutes River: This river is a popular spot for fly fishing and offers a variety of fish species, including rainbow trout, brown trout, and steelhead.

2. Crane Prairie Reservoir: This lake is known for its trophy-sized rainbow trout and is a popular spot for fishing charters.

3. Wickiup Reservoir: This lake is home to a variety of fish species, including kokanee salmon, rainbow trout, and brown trout.

4. Fall River: This spring-fed river is a great spot for fly fishing and is known for its large rainbow trout.

5. Metolius River: This river is a popular spot for fly fishing and is home to a variety of fish species, including rainbow trout, brown trout, and bull trout.

6. East Lake: This lake is known for its trophy-sized brown trout and is a popular spot for fishing charters.

7. Hosmer Lake: This lake is a great spot for fly fishing and is known for its large rainbow trout and brook trout.

8. Crooked River: This river is a popular spot for fly fishing and is home to a variety of fish species, including rainbow trout, brown trout, and mountain whitefish.

9. Davis Lake: This lake is known for its large rainbow trout and is a popular spot for fishing charters.

10. Little Lava Lake: This lake is a great spot for fly fishing and is known for its large rainbow trout and brook trout.

Other Things To Do In Bend

While Bend fishing charters are a popular attraction, there are plenty of other things to do in this vibrant city. Take a hike through the stunning Deschutes National Forest, or hit the slopes at Mt. Bachelor for some world-class skiing. For a more leisurely activity, explore the local breweries on the Bend Ale Trail or visit the High Desert Museum to learn about the area's history and wildlife. If you're looking for a thrill, try white water rafting on the Deschutes River or take a hot air balloon ride over the stunning Cascade Mountains. And don't forget to check out the vibrant downtown area, filled with unique shops, restaurants, and art galleries. Bend truly has something for everyone.

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