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Thank you for visiting our web site, we appreciate your interest. We specialize in Deschutes River flyfishing float trips. Daily, multiple day and scenic drifts are available. We've been offering quality flyfishing trips on the Deschutes river since 1986. You'll be fishing for native rainbow trout (Redsides) while enjoying the scenery of the beautiful Deschutes River canyon. These wild rainbows will range from 12 to 20 inches with occasional fish to 23 inches. Steelhead trips are available from August through December. The steelhead will range from 24 to 30 inches, with occasional fish to 35 inches. August through September we recommend camping trips down to the mouth for steelhead. However, mid September through November it is more productive in the upper river.
Good wading gear is essential as regulations prohibit fishing from the boat. Exciting trout fishing can be expected, with abundant Mayfly and Caddis fly hatches. Excellent dry line steelhead fishing in the fall. All our trips encourage catch and release fishing! We support Oregon Trout and encourage you to do the same.
While on the river you will be riding in a comfortable, dry, high sides guide model drift boat. All camping trips include a baggage boat; this makes for more comfortable camps with more fishing time. We also offer two types of one-day trips. The one day trip from 8 AM to 5 PM and the magnum day trip from 8 AM to dark.
We offer a fly, leader and tippet rental for those who choose to have us supply all leader, tippet, split-shot, strike indicators and flies for the entire trip. This rental is available for $20.00 the first day and less each day after. We'll send you more information about this service and other rental equipment cost with your confirmation letter. See the enclosed Trip Application for our fee schedule.
One Day Trip  Price Includes:
          * Deli Style lunch, cold drinks, ice water & cooler.
Multi-day Trips  Price Includes:
          * Lunch the first day and all meals through lunch the last day.
          * Complete camps with tall tents, cots and baggage boat.
Not Included In Fee:
          * Oregon Fishing license & Steelhead tags
          * Deschutes boaters pass
          * Indian fishing permit (one day trips only, Warm Springs to Trout Creek)
          * Shuttle fee (your vehicle)
          * Personal items
          * Fishing equipment and flies (rentals available)
          * Alcoholic beverages
          * Guides gratuities
No trip is a confirmed booking without a deposit. Deposits are 50% of total trip cost and are nonrefundable. The balance is due at start of trip. Personal checks or cash are acceptable. Upon receiving your deposit a confirmation letter and trip planner packet will be sent. This includes an overnight packing list, a list of items to make your trip more comfortable, a fly list, fly leader tippet rental information, and rental equipment information.
If you have any questions or for reservations please feel free to call us at 800-685-FISH (3437). I'm sure once you go with us you'll become a regular client. We at High Desert Drifters look forward to showing you the Deschutes River that we love.
High Desert Drifters Guides & Outfitters     1 541 389 0607    1 800 685 FISH

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