With a plethora of coldwater game opportunities, Central Oregon has become a world-class fishing destination. If snagging a few redsides on the Deschutes isn’t your thing, sit back and relax lakeside with some stillwater fishing, trying to land a trout or salmon. Always remember, despite where you choose to spend your time fishing, know that it will always be among some of the most beautiful landscapes in Central Oregon.
Cascade Guides and Outfitters, your Full Service Fly Fishing Outfitter is ready to show you the best fishing holes in Central Oregon. The staff of seasoned of professionals offer over 75 years of fly fishing experience and local knowledge of our crystal clear mountain fresh rivers and lakes to make your fishing experience a memorable one.
Cascade Guides and Outfitters provides the highest level of guiding services in Central Oregon with over 30 years fishing local waters. Our shop is a full line fishing equipment and outdoor clothing dealer. We can insure our guest that we have met the most rigorous standards in the fly fishing industry. We are license holders for both the National Forest Service and BLM lands. With our extensive licensing we are legally permitted to guide more waters than any other guide service in Central Oregon. This includes Crane Prairie Reservoir, Hosmer, East , Lava, Little Lava, Billy Chinook, Paulina, Wickiup, & Davis Lakes along with Deschutes, Crooked and Fall rivers.
Cascade Guides and Outfitters is staffed with a select group of professional guides who understand their responsibility they will provide you with an experience that is educational and enjoyable. You will find our services superior to and competitive with other non-endorsed guides. We offers half day, full day, and multi-day trips on the many rivers and lakes in the Central Oregon area along with a selection of fly fishing schools and accommodations. Considered one of the most unique trips available anywhere, our Classic Float trip utilizes wooden drift boats, bamboo rods, antique reels and silk style lines. Casting time honored patterns to rising trout. A full range of rental equipment is available to meet the needs of all types and ages of fishers. Groups and families always welcome.
We offer a Fly Fishing “101” School – for both half day or full day excursion and our instructors will escort you to the river and assist you in “wadering up” proper assembly of your fly rod, rigging your fly rod with line, leader, tippet, split shot, indicator and flies. They will also instruct on safe wading techniques, entomology, reading water, stream etiquette, practical and proper casting techniques, line management, fly selection and most importantly how to relax and enjoy your fly fishing experience. After successful completion, our students are prepared to go out and fish on their own or hire one of our professional guides for more personal instruction.
The Hook Fly Shop
The Hook Fly Shop is open year-round and as a full service dealer, we can offer you the quality you’re looking for, from flyrods and equipment to local flies tied by guides from our shop. The Cascade Guides and Outfitter staff at that shop has over 75 years of fly fishing experience, they are willing to help you in all your needs – whether it be a question on where to fish, or what flies are working best, or how to tie that fly – just ask!
The Fly Fisher’s Place is one of west’s finest fly shops with 2500 dozen flies in stock, one of the largest fly selections in the region. You can trust that they will have the answers to your questions; whether you need a current fishing report, tackle advice, to order a rod or travel tips the Fly Fisher’s Place is a great store for you.
Central Oregon’s first choice for fly fishing guide trips, information, top of the line equipment from Sage, RL Winston, Beulah, Redington, Abel, Ross, Hatch, Rio, Scientific Anglers, Simms, and Patagonia plus one of Oregon’s best fly selections. If you are looking for the perfect nymph, emerger, dry, or streamer, we have it covered.
The Fly Fisher’s Place also offers over FORTY different trip options from single day trips to multi-day excursions. Customers have the choice of calling the shop at (541) 549-3474 or using the Online Booking page to book a guided fishing trip.
Get to know all the lakes near the shop. With three different fly fishing only lakes—Sparks, Hosmer, and Davis Lakes—and a handful of other wonderful fisheries including our favorite, East Lake—there is plenty to explore.
Guided fly fishing trips and lessons on blue ribbon rivers
River Borne Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips and fly fishing lessons in Bend and Central Oregon! With trip options for beginners and experts alike, including half and full day walk in trips on the Crooked River (Our best option for the beginning fly fisher). The Crooked River is an intimate high desert stream with a great population of wild trout. Every level of angler can experience success on the Crooked River, families and small groups are welcome! Fly fishing classes and casting lessons are also available and are taught locally and on the Crooked River.
For a little more adventure, River Borne Outfitters also offers day and multiple day guided fly fishing trips on the Blue Ribbon “Wild and Scenic” Lower Deschutes River. Trips are available for both wild trout and steelhead! Deschutes River guided day trips include eight hours of fishing and a shore lunch and covers over 10 miles of river. Deschutes River guided fly fishing day trips are available from May through October. The flag ship Deschutes River trip is a 3-4 day, fully outfitted camp trip by boat into the only section of the Deschutes where the fishing and scenery are the most spectacular!
All food, camp equipment and guide services are provided.
River Borne Outfitters, LLC
Guided fly fishing trips and lessons on blue ribbon rivers
Travel the Highway West to Shelter Cove Resort & Marina where you can unwind in comfortable accommodations such as lodge and cabin rentals and RV sites. Enjoy Oregon’s majestic beauty with a variety of on-site amenities including a convenient general store, boat mooring at the marina, and more.
Shelter Cove Resort & Marina also allows guests to easily access many of the areas most popular attractions and destinations. Fishing and boating on Odell Lake, cross-country skiing at the Oregon Cascades, and the serene surroundings of Deschutes National Forest and Willamette National Forest are just a few of the points of interest situated just moments away from our resort.
Hook & Talon Cafe
Rest after each adventure and stop by our cafe for some hot chocolate or gourmet burgers!
For those traveling without their own boat, we offer various boat rentals onsite. Stop by our General Store to learn more.
Looking to go home with a large catch? We have partnered with local fishing experts that provide guided tours for our guests at competitive rates.
It’s easy to build a fire with bundles of wood available for purchase on-site.
Community Fire Pit
Gather around a community campfire!
Cross Country Skiing
We offer ski rentals for those who wish to ski on-site while staying with us.
Fish Cleaning Station
A great place to prepare your fresh catch!
Launch your own boat or take one of ours for a spin.
Fishing & Hunting Licenses
You can purchase a fishing or hunting license in our convenience store.
Our shower facilities add a dash of luxury to the traditional camping experience.
Marine Gas Station
Easily fill up your boat’s tank with our marine gas station.
Propane is available on-site for your cooking and camping needs.
Grab some cash on-site before embarking on an adventure.
Odell Lake Historic Cabin
Try an intimate stay in our historic log cabin is over 100 years old but has all the modern conveniences of today! As the train engineer’s residence back when our resort was Cascade Summit Train Station, this is great way to soak in the rich history of the area. The cabin features a queen size bed and amenities such as a wood stove and electric heat, full kitchen, and bathroom with shower. A unique camping experience!
If you are looking for a memorable vacation experience in the heart of Oregon, look no further than Shelter Cove!
Use permitted by the Deschutes National Forest. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.