ROGUE RIVER FISHING - SALMON & STEELHEAD

Rogue Wilderness has specialized in Salmon and Steelhead Rogue River fishing trips since the early 1970s. Our staff of seasoned guides are experts in a variety of Salmon and Steelhead fishing techniques: fly fishing, spin casting, bait bouncing, and pulling plugs. All fishing rods and tackle as well as bait and flies are furnished by the guides. All multi-day trips are in the Wild & Scenic section and offer lodge to lodge accommodations.

Rogue River Fishing Trips – Wild & Scenic Section and Recreation Section

In order to provide the kind of individual instruction we prefer, there is one guide per boat, and each boat holds only two fishermen. Our McKenzie-style drift boats are truly the “Rolls Royce” of river craft. Passengers relax in the luxury of comfortable bucket-type seats with back rests. The guide sits behind where he can give instruction and watch the rod tips for the tell-tale bite.

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2015 Fishing Dates for Single Day Trips

Rogue Wilderness Adventures offers single day and two day fishing trips in and around Grants Pass, Oregon on the Rogue River and Umpqua River. Additional single day trip information is below.



3 & 4 Day Wilderness Lodge Fishing Trips


3 & 4 Day Fishing Lodge Trips on the Rogue River
Our most popular multiple day fishing trips begin in the late summer with our famous Rogue River Canyon trips; here anglers enjoy the solitude of wilderness fishing, as well as spectacular scenery, thrilling white water, and usually beautiful fall weather. This combination makes for a fantastic fishing outing.

Trips are 3 or 4 days long and cover about 64 river miles. Midday is spent on shore where a sumptuous buffet is spread. The guides double as chefs, experienced in the art of riverbank cooking. Fresh steelhead is skinned and smoked with the leaves of nearby alder trees; next the fish is grilled over an open fire for a not-to-be forgotten taste delight.

As the light of day fades, anglers arrive at one of our wilderness lodges. Our friendly staff prepares a delicious, family-style meal with all the home cooked goodness of days gone by. Anglers relax in the rustic seclusion of a wilderness lodge and enjoy the comforts of home. Our lodges feature double occupancy cabins with private bath.


    2015 Trip Dates
    (2 or 3 night lodge)

    September: 3, 8, 13, 18, 23, 28, 30
    October: 3, 8, 13*, 18, 23, 28
    November 3

    • Duration: 3 or 4 Days
    • Fish Species: Chinook Salmon, Steelhead, Steelhead half pounders, Coho Salmon
    • Rapid Level: Class II-IV
    • Season: September and October
    • Age: Typically adults, but mature youth are welcome
    • Start: 7:00am at Rogue Wilderness Adventures near Grants Pass, Oregon
    • Stay in river lodges while on the trip. Three day trips are two nights on the river/ Four day trips are three nights.
    • End: 4pm back at Rogue Wilderness Adventures Office
    • What’s Included: Driftboat and guide, rods & reels, lodging, meals and transportation to and from river.
    • Not Included: Oregon fishing license, adult beverages, guide gratuity, Government access fees.


    Day 1 Launch Day
    Please arrive at our offices (325 Galice Road, Merlin, Oregon) by 7am and check in with office staff. You’ll be issued a dry bag to pack your gear. Dry bags are large enough to carry personal clothing for two people. Lock car and put keys in key storage at RWA office.

    7:30am – Depart for river.
    8:00am – Trip orientation and safety briefing.
    8:30am – Fishing all day and lunch midday.
    4:30pm – Arrive at Black Bar Lodge and get settled in personal cabins. Plenty of hot water for showers and get a chance to explore the lodge property.
    6:30pm – Appetizers and cocktails.
    7:00pm – Dinner
    10:00pm – Generator turns off.

    Day 2
    7:00am – Lots of Coffee.
    7:30am – Breakfast
    8:30am – Fishing all day and lunch midday.
    4:30pm – Arrive at Paradise Lodge and get settled in private cabins.
    6:30pm – Appetizers and cocktails.
    7:00pm – Dinner and evening of fishing stories.

    Day 3
    7:00am – Lots of Coffee.
    7:30am – Breakfast
    8;30am – Fishing all day with midday lunch.
    2:30pm – Pickup motors to continue downstream to next lodge.
    *If you’re doing a three day trip, this is where your trip ends.
    4:30pm – Arrive at Lucas Lodge.
    6:00pm – Appetizers and cocktails.
    7:00pm – Dinner and great evening watching the river flow by.

    Day 4
    7:00am – Lots of Coffee.
    7:30am – Breakfast
    9:00am – Fishing with midday lunch.
    1:30pm – Meet up with Rogue Wilderness Adventures van at Quosatana Creek.
    4:00pm – Return to Rogue Wilderness Adventures’ Office

    Take Out
    Quosatana Creek is 14 miles from the city of Gold Beach and the Pacific Ocean. Rogue Wilderness Adventures vans will pick you up and bring you back to our offices. However, since you’re so close to the ocean, you can have your car shuttled for an additional $110 and you can visit the Redwoods or other parts of the Oregon Coast.


    Where do we get our fishing license?
    You can purchase fishing licenses across the street from our office at Lil Pantry Market. You can also go online at http://www.dfw.state.or.us/online_license_sales/

    How high are the rapids ranked?
    Rapids are classed on a scale from 1 to 6. The wild & scenic section of the Rogue River is rated class III. We will run 18 class III, two class IV’s and walk around Rainie Falls which is a class V. All rapids have a trail around them if you choose to walk around them.

    What happens if you need to go to the bathroom?
    On the Wild and Scenic Section, the lodges have bathrooms, and many of the places we camp have outhouses, but in case an outhouse isn’t available, we carry a porta-potty. There are 17 toilets available to rafters in the canyon. We make sure you have a bathroom available at all stops.

    What do we wear?
    Dressing safely and comfortably (not to mention fashionable) for river trips is a challenging task. It is very important and should not be taken lightly. For much of the season, you will need two sets of clothing: one for on the river and one for camp or lodge. During the day shorts, swimsuit, water sandals, hat and sunglasses are best. Sun protection is always a priority. There is no shade on the river.

    What do we bring?
    When you book a trip we will send out an itinerary on what you need to bring. You can also find it on our Itinerary and Gear List page.

    Do you serve alcohol on the trips?
    We do not provide alcohol. You are welcome to bring alcohol with you on the trips. For the multiple day trips we provide a cooler for you to store any extra drink that you would like to bring. Beer and wine are available from the market up the street from our store.

    Do you provide drinks?
    We serve water and juice on our trips. You are responsible to bring anything else that you would like to have.

    What kind of food do you serve?
    We do a picnic style lunch that include healthy light meals ideal for river trips. On our multiple day trips, the lodges will provide dinner and breakfast for the lodge trips, and our guides will turn into gourmet cooks for the camp trips. They will cook anything from bbq chicken to fajitas to stir fry to salmon and steak. They follow it up with a dessert like strawberry shortcake, chocolate cake, or cheesecake. If you have any kind of dietary specifications, please let us know so we can accommodate.

    What lodges do we stay at on the river?
    Depends on the trip. We use Black Bar, Paradise and Lucas Lodge.

    Where is a good place to stay the night before the trip?
    All of these properties below are within 10 minutes of the RWA office.

    Hotels

    • The Lodge at Riverside (541)955-0600 (about $175) - www.thelodgeatriverside.com **RWA Discount **
    • Riverside Inn (541)476-6873 (about $125) - www.riverside-inn.com **RWA Discount **
    • Holiday Inn Express (541)471-6144 (about $115) - www.hiexpress.com
    • Shilo Inn (541) 479-8391 (about $95) - www.shiloinns.com
    • La Quinta (541) 472-1808 (about $100) - www.lq.com

    Campgrounds
    Indian Mary, Griffin Park, and Almeda Park all take reservations. For reservations call 1-800-452-5687 or visit www.reserveamerica.com

    Bed & Breakfasts/Lodges

    • Weasku Inn (541)471-8000 (about $195) - www.weasku.com **RWA Discount **
    • Double Tree Guest Ranch (541)416-0120 (about $145 ) - www.doubletree-ranch.com

    If you have any questions about our trips, please call our offices 7 days a week at 1-800-336-1647. Our friendly office staff is glad to answer any questions about our trips or visiting the great state of Oregon.


    Get the Free Full Color Brochure: Rogue Wilderness Brochure Request Form



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    4 Day Couples Only Fishing Lodge Trip


    4 Day Couples Only Fishing Lodge Trip
    Fishing the Rogue River doesn’t have to be a “guys only” experience. For many years our fishing trips have been very popular with everyone and we’ve now made it a point to offer “couples only” trips. Each season we reserve two dates on our calendar for couples only. This is a great way to travel with other couples and we usually see the women out fish the men.  If you have a group of five couples we can make any other date a custom couples date.


      2015 Trip Dates
      (3 night lodge)

      September 28 – 31, 2015
      October 13 – 16, 2015

      • Duration: 4 Days
      • Fish Species: Chinook Salmon, Steelhead, Steelhead half pounders, Coho Salmon
      • Rapid Level: Class II-IV
      • Season: September and October
      • Age: Everyone is welcome!
      • Start: 7:00am at Rogue Wilderness Adventures near Grants Pass, Oregon
      • Stay in river lodges while on the trip.
      • End: 4pm back at Rogue Wilderness Adventures Office
      • What’s Included: Driftboat and guide, rods & reels, lodging, meals and transportation to and from river.
      • Not Included: Oregon fishing license, adult beverages, guide gratuity, Government access fees.

      Why are these trips so popular for couples?  First is our wonderful river lodges. Each couple will have a private cabin that will have a private bathroom and shower. Each evening the lodges prepare a great dinner that is served family style. You’ll have a chance to dine with your fellow anglers as well as meet others who are traveling via raft or hiking the trail. Of course, we encourage you to bring some good wine for dinners.

      Lastly, fishing on the Rogue River is probably one of the easiest fishing experiences in the country. Two anglers sit in the front of our drift boat as your guide rows from the rear.  As we move down the river your guide will hand you a different rod for the particular section of river we’re fishing. Your guide will instruct you on rod placement and when to hook up when a fish hits your line.


      Day 1 Launch Day
      Please arrive at our offices (325 Galice Road, Merlin, Oregon) by 7am and check in with office staff. You’ll be issued a dry bag to pack your gear. Dry bags are large enough to carry personal clothing for two people. Lock car and put keys in key storage at RWA office.

      7:30am – Depart for river.
      8:00am – Trip orientation and safety briefing.
      8:30am – Fishing all day and lunch midday.
      4:30pm – Arrive at Black Bar Lodge and get settled in personal cabins. Plenty of hot water for showers and get a chance to explore the lodge property.
      6:30pm – Appetizers and cocktails.
      7:00pm – Dinner
      10:00pm – Generator turns off.

      Day 2
      7:00am – Lots of Coffee.
      7:30am – Breakfast
      8:30am – Fishing all day and lunch midday.
      4:30pm – Arrive at Paradise Lodge and get settled in private cabins.
      6:30pm – Appetizers and cocktails.
      7:00pm – Dinner and evening of fishing stories.

      Day 3
      7:00am – Lots of Coffee.
      7:30am – Breakfast
      8:30am – Fishing all day with midday lunch.
      2:30pm – Pickup motors to continue downstream to next lodge.
      *If you’re doing a three day trip, this is where your trip ends.
      4:30pm – Arrive at Lucas Lodge.
      6:00pm – Appetizers and cocktails.
      7:00pm – Dinner and great evening watching the river flow by.

      Day 4
      7:00am – Lots of Coffee.
      7:30am – Breakfast
      9:00am – Fishing with midday lunch.
      1:30pm – Meet up with Rogue Wilderness Adventures van at Quosatana Creek.
      4:00pm – Return to Rogue Wilderness Adventures’ Office

      Take Out
      Quosatana Creek is 14 miles from the city of Gold Beach and the Pacific Ocean. Rogue Wilderness Adventures vans will pick you up and bring you back to our offices. However, since you’re so close to the ocean, you can have your car shuttled for an additional $110 and you can visit the Redwoods or other parts of the Oregon Coast.


      Where do we get our fishing license?
      You can purchase fishing licenses across the street from our office at Lil Pantry Market. You can also go online at http://www.dfw.state.or.us/online_license_sales/

      How high are the rapids ranked?
      Rapids are classed on a scale from 1 to 6. The wild & scenic section of the Rogue River is rated class III. We will run 18 class III, two class IV’s and walk around Rainie Falls which is a class V. All rapids have a trail around them if you choose to walk around them.

      What happens if you need to go to the bathroom?
      On the Wild and Scenic Section, the lodges have bathrooms, and many of the places we camp have outhouses, but in case an outhouse isn’t available, we carry a porta-potty. There are 17 toilets available to rafters in the canyon. We make sure you have a bathroom available at all stops.

      What do we wear?
      Dressing safely and comfortably (not to mention fashionable) for river trips is a challenging task. It is very important and should not be taken lightly. For much of the season, you will need two sets of clothing: one for on the river and one for camp or lodge. During the day shorts, swimsuit, water sandals, hat and sunglasses are best. Sun protection is always a priority. There is no shade on the river.

      What do we bring?
      When you book a trip we will send out an itinerary on what you need to bring. You can also find it on our Itinerary and Gear List page.

      Do you serve alcohol on the trips?
      We do not provide alcohol. You are welcome to bring alcohol with you on the trips. For the multiple day trips we provide a cooler for you to store any extra drink that you would like to bring. Beer and wine are available from the market up the street from our store.

      Do you provide drinks?
      We serve water and juice on our trips. You are responsible to bring anything else that you would like to have.

      What kind of food do you serve?
      We do a picnic style lunch that include healthy light meals ideal for river trips. On our multiple day trips, the lodges will provide dinner and breakfast for the lodge trips, and our guides will turn into gourmet cooks for lunch.  If you have any kind of dietary specifications, please let us know so we can accommodate.

      What lodges do we stay at on the river?
      Depends on the trip. We use Black Bar, Paradise and Lucas Lodge

      Where is a good place to stay the night before the trip?
      All of these properties below are within 10 minutes of the RWA office.

      Hotels

      • The Lodge at Riverside (541)955-0600 (about $175) - www.thelodgeatriverside.com **RWA Discount **
      • Riverside Inn (541)476-6873 (about $125) - www.riverside-inn.com **RWA Discount **
      • Holiday Inn Express (541)471-6144 (about $115) - www.hiexpress.com
      • Shilo Inn (541) 479-8391 (about $105) - www.shiloinns.com
      • La Quinta (541) 472-1808 (about $95) - www.lq.com

      Campgrounds
      Indian Mary, Griffin Park, and Almeda Park all take reservations. For reservations call 1-800-452-5687 or visit www.reserveamerica.com

      Bed & Breakfasts/Lodges

      • Weasku Inn (541)471-8000 (about $195) - www.weasku.com **RWA Discount **
      • Double Tree Guest Ranch (541)416-0120 (about $145 ) - www.doubletree-ranch.com

      If you have any questions about our trips, please call our offices 7 days a week at 1-800-336-1647. Our friendly office staff is glad to answer any questions about our trips or visiting the great state of Oregon.


      Get the Free Full Color Brochure: Rogue Wilderness Brochure Request Form



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      4 Day Wishing (Wine Fishing) Lodge Trip


      4 Day Wishing (Wine Fishing) Lodge Trip
      New for 2014 is our much anticipated “Wishing” Trip on the Rogue River. Mirrored from our very popular “Wiking” wine hiking trips we’ve moved onto wine and fishing.  Since launching Wiking five years ago our staff sommelier Liz Wan will host this special trip and bring the best wines from Southern Oregon to share during the day and of course evening pairings as we visit a different lodge each night. This special trip will only be offered October 18th thru 21st. Steelhead fishing will be excellent and Liz will be finishing up with the 2014 harvest just in time to get on the river for some fine “Wishing”.


        2015 Trip Dates
        (3 night lodge)

        Trip date to be announced soon.

        • Duration: 4 Days
        • Fish Species: Chinook Salmon, Steelhead, Steelhead half pounders, Coho Salmon
        • Rapid Level: Class II-IV
        • Season: September and October
        • Age: Adults over 21
        • Start: 7:00am at Rogue Wilderness Adventures near Grants Pass, Oregon
        • Stay in river lodges while on the trip.
        • End: 4pm back at Rogue Wilderness Adventures Office
        • What’s Included: Driftboat and guide, rods & reels, lodging, meals, wine and transportation to and from river.
        • Not Included: Oregon fishing license, guide gratuity, Government access fees.


        Day 1 Launch Day
        Please arrive at our offices (325 Galice Road, Merlin, Oregon) by 7am and check in with office staff. You’ll be issued a dry bag to pack your gear. Dry bags are large enough to carry personal clothing for two people. Lock car and put keys in key storage at RWA office.

        7:30am – Depart for river.
        8:00am – Trip orientation and safety briefing.
        8:30am – Fishing all day and lunch midday.
        4:30pm – Arrive at Black Bar Lodge and get settled in personal cabins. Plenty of hot water for showers and get a chance to explore the lodge property.
        6:30pm – Appetizers and wine tasting.
        7:00pm – Dinner
        10:00pm – Generator turns off.

        Day 2
        7:00am – Lots of Coffee.
        7:30am – Breakfast
        8:30am – Fishing all day and lunch midday.
        4:30pm – Arrive at Paradise Lodge and get settled in private cabins.
        6:30pm – Appetizers and wine tasting.
        7:00pm – Dinner and evening of fishing stories.

        Day 3
        7:00am – Lots of Coffee.
        7:30am – Breakfast
        8:30am – Fishing all day with midday lunch.
        2:30pm – Pickup motors to continue downstream to next lodge
        4:30pm – Arrive at Lucas Lodge.
        6:00pm – Appetizers and wine tasting.
        7:00pm – Dinner and great evening watching the river flow by.

        Day 4
        7:00am – Lots of Coffee.
        7:30am – Breakfast
        9:00am – Fishing with midday lunch.
        1:30pm – Meet up with Rogue Wilderness Adventures van at Quosatana Creek.
        4:00pm – Return to Rogue Wilderness Adventures’ Office

        Take Out
        Quosatana Creek is 14 miles from the city of Gold Beach and the Pacific Ocean. Rogue Wilderness Adventures vans will pick you up and bring you back to our offices. However, since you’re so close to the ocean, you can have your car shuttled for an additional $110 and you can visit the Redwoods or other parts of the Oregon Coast.


        Where do we get our fishing license?
        You can purchase fishing licenses across the street from our office at Lil Pantry Market. You can also go online at http://www.dfw.state.or.us/online_license_sales/

        How high are the rapids ranked?
        Rapids are classed on a scale from 1 to 6. The wild & scenic section of the Rogue River is rated class III. We will run 18 class III, two class IV’s and walk around Rainie Falls which is a class V. All rapids have a trail around them if you choose to walk around them.

        What happens if you need to go to the bathroom?
        On the Wild and Scenic Section, the lodges have bathrooms, and many of the places we camp have outhouses, but in case an outhouse isn’t available, we carry a porta-potty. There are 17 toilets available to rafters in the canyon. We make sure you have a bathroom available at all stops.

        What do we wear?
        Dressing safely and comfortably (not to mention fashionable) for river trips is a challenging task. It is very important and should not be taken lightly. For much of the season, you will need two sets of clothing: one for on the river and one for camp or lodge. During the day shorts, swimsuit, water sandals, hat and sunglasses are best. Sun protection is always a priority. There is no shade on the river.

        What do we bring?
        When you book a trip we will send out an itinerary on what you need to bring. You can also find it on our Itinerary and Gear List page.

        Do you serve alcohol on the trips?
        We do not provide alcohol. You are welcome to bring alcohol with you on the trips. For the multiple day trips we provide a cooler for you to store any extra drink that you would like to bring. Beer and wine are available from the market up the street from our store.

        Do you provide drinks?
        We serve water and juice on our trips. You are responsible to bring anything else that you would like to have.

        What kind of food do you serve?
        We do a picnic style lunch that include healthy light meals ideal for river trips. On our multiple day trips, the lodges will provide dinner and breakfast for the lodge trips, and our guides will turn into gourmet cooks for the camp trips. They will cook anything from bbq chicken to fajitas to stir fry to salmon and steak. They follow it up with a dessert like strawberry shortcake, chocolate cake, or cheesecake. If you have any kind of dietary specifications, please let us know so we can accommodate.

        What lodges do we stay at on the river?
        Depends on the trip. We use Black Bar, Marial and Paradise.

        Where is a good place to stay the night before the trip?
        All of these properties are within 10 minutes of the RWA office.

        Hotels

        • The Lodge at Riverside (541)955-0600 (about $175) - www.thelodgeatriverside.com **RWA Discount **
        • Riverside Inn (541)476-6873 (about $125) - www.riverside-inn.com **RWA Discount **
        • Holiday Inn Express (541)471-6144 (about $115) - www.hiexpress.com
        • Shilo Inn (541) 479-8391 (about $95) - www.shiloinns.com
        • La Quinta (541) 472-1808 (about $105) - www.lq.com

        Campgrounds
        Indian Mary, Griffin Park, and Almeda Park all take reservations. For reservations call 1-800-452-5687 or visit www.reserveamerica.com

        Bed & Breakfasts/Lodges

        • Weasku Inn (541)471-8000 (about $195) - www.weasku.com **RWA Discount **
        • Double Tree Guest Ranch (541)416-0120 (about $145 ) - www.doubletree-ranch.com

        If you have any questions about our trips, please call our offices 7 days a week at 1-800-336-1647. Our friendly office staff is glad to answer any questions about our trips or visiting the great state of Oregon.


        Get the Free Full Color Brochure: Rogue Wilderness Brochure Request Form



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        Rogue River Fish Species

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        Fall Chinook and Coho Salmon on the Rogue River
        In recent years, the number of fall run Chinook and Coho salmon has increased dramatically, providing an excellent fishery from late August through mid-November.

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        Spring Chinook Salmon on the Rogue River
        There is probably no better fighting or eating fish than the spring Chinook salmon. “Springers” return from the ocean to the river from Mid-April until the end of July.

         

        Steelhead on the Rogue River

        Summer Run Steelhead Salmon on the Rogue River
        The summer-run steelhead begin to arrive in July on the Rogue and fishing remains productive through the fall.  These beautiful, hard fighting fish are teen on lies and lures. In late August, the famous Rogue “half-pounders” begin their returns from the ocean. These 14 to 20-inch fish are great fun on the light fly rods and spinning equipment.

        Steelhead on the Rogue River

        Winter Run Steelhead Salmon on the Rogue River
        The large winter steelhead enter Southern Oregon rivers in January, and fishing continues until April.  This is an excellent fishing opportunity for the serious fisherman.  There are fewer boats, fewer People, and plenty of fish.



        Rogue River Fish Run Schedule

        Species Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
        Winter Steelhead X X X
        Spring Chinook X X X
        Summer Steelhead X X X
        Fall Chinook X X X
        Coho Salmon X X

        Trips Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
        Day Trips X X X X X X X X X X
        Wild Section X X X X
        Recreation Section X X X X X X X X X X

        An “X” represents the months of the fish runs/fishing trips (e.g.. July and December are not good times for fishing the Rogue River.)



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        1 Day Fishing Trips in the Rogue River Recreation Section


        1 Day Fishing Trips
        Rogue Wilderness Adventures offers single day and two day fishing trips in and around Grants Pass, Oregon. Different from our “wild and scenic” multi day fishing trips, our day trips are just a snapshot of what our multi day trips offer. Starting early in the morning, our guides will show you the best in local fishing on this incredible river. As the fog lifts and wildlife starts stir, the river will go from calm to a splash as a famous Rogue River salmon hits your line and gives you a memorable experience as you fight it and eventually bring it alongside the boat. Early bookings are encouraged.


          2015 Trip Dates
          January - All Dates (Rogue River)
          February - All Dates (Rogue River and Umpqua River)
          March - All Dates (Rogue River and Umpqua River)
          April - All Dates (Rogue River and Umpqua River)
          May - All Dates (Rogue River and Umpqua River)
          September - All Dates (Rogue River)
          October - All Dates (Rogue River)
          November - All Dates (Rogue River)
          December - All Dates (Rogue River)

          • Duration: 1 Day
          • Fish Species: Salmon & Steelhead
          • Rapid Level: Class II-IV
          • Season: September thru June
          • Age: Typically adults, but mature youth are welcome
          • Start: 6:00am at Rogue Wilderness Adventures near Grants Pass, Oregon
          • End: 3pm back at Rogue Wilderness Adventures Office or when on the Umpqua, we’ll meet in Roseburg, Oregon
          • What’s Included: Driftboat and guide, rods & reels, and transportation to and from river.
          • Not Included: Oregon fishing license, lunch, beverages, guide gratuity, Government access fees.


          Day 1
          Please arrive at our offices (325 Galice Road, Merlin, Oregon) by 6am and check in with office staff. Lock car and put keys in key storage at RWA office.

          6:00am – Meet your guide at Rogue Wilderness Adventures offices at 325 Galice Road, Merlin, Oregon.
          6:30am – Fishing on the Rogue River.
          2:00pm – Pull out from River.
          3:00pm – Arrive at Rogue Wilderness Adventures.


          Where do we get our fishing license?
          You can purchase fishing licenses across the street from our office at Lil Pantry Market. You can also go online at http://www.dfw.state.or.us/online_license_sales/

          How high are the rapids ranked?
          Rapids are classed on a scale from 1 to 6. The wild & scenic section of the Rogue River is rated class III. We will run 18 class III, two class IV’s and walk around Rainie Falls which is a class V. All rapids have a trail around them if you choose to walk around them.

          What happens if you need to go to the bathroom?
          On the Wild and Scenic Section, the lodges have bathrooms, and many of the places we camp have outhouses, but in case an outhouse isn’t available, we carry a porta-potty. There are 17 toilets available to rafters in the canyon. We make sure you have a bathroom available at all stops.

          What do we wear?
          Dressing safely and comfortably (not to mention fashionable) for river trips is a challenging task. It is very important and should not be taken lightly. For much of the season, you will need two sets of clothing: one for on the river and one for camp or lodge. During the day shorts, swimsuit, water sandals, hat and sunglasses are best. Sun protection is always a priority. There is no shade on the river.

          What do we bring?
          When you book a trip we will send out an itinerary on what you need to bring. You can also find it on our Itinerary and Gear List page.

          Do you serve alcohol on the trips?
          We do not provide alcohol. You are welcome to bring alcohol with you on the trips. For the multiple day trips we provide a cooler for you to store any extra drink that you would like to bring. Beer and wine are available from the market up the street from our store.

          Where is a good place to stay the night before the trip?
          All of these properties are within 10 minutes of the RWA office.

          Hotels

          • The Lodge at Riverside (541)955-0600 (about $175) - www.thelodgeatriverside.com **RWA Discount **
          • Riverside Inn (541)476-6873 (about $125) - www.riverside-inn.com **RWA Discount **
          • Holiday Inn Express (541)471-6144 (about $115) - www.hiexpress.com
          • Shilo Inn (541) 479-8391 (about $95) - www.shiloinns.com
          • La Quinta (541) 472-1808 (about $105) - www.lq.com

          Campgrounds
          Indian Mary, Griffin Park, and Almeda Park all take reservations. For reservations call 1-800-452-5687 or visit www.reserveamerica.com

          Bed & Breakfasts/Lodges

          • Weasku Inn (541)471-8000 (about $195) - www.weasku.com **RWA Discount **
          • Double Tree Guest Ranch (541)416-0120 (about $145 ) - www.doubletree-ranch.com

          If you have any questions about our trips, please call our offices 7 days a week at 1-800-336-1647. Our friendly office staff is glad to answer any questions about our trips or visiting the great state of Oregon.


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          Corporate Fishing Expeditions on the Rogue River

          Corporate Fishing Trips

          Custom Corporate Fishing Trips
          Need an escape from the office and want to do something fun? Rogue Wilderness Adventures has you covered with great corporate getaways on the Rogue River in Southern Oregon. Starting with airport pickups, to lodging before your trip to the amazing trip itself. Let Rogue Wilderness Adventures plan a great trip for your group. Custom menus, private trips with your own guides and special requests are no problem.

          Leave the logistics to us and we’ll make a great trip for your group. Be it a weekend rafting adventure or a fall Salmon fishing trip you’ll have some very happy people. Group rates are available, as well as corporate insurance riders can cover your organization due to the whitewater that you’ll experience on the Rogue River. Our river is rated a Class III.

          Please contact our office at 1-800-336-1647 and speak to our group coordinator Brad for an outline of pricing and other group benefits. You can email Brad at brad@wildrogue.com.

          Do you need put on the “wow” factor for your trip? Let us roll out the red carpet for your group. How does Bloody Mary Bar sound riverside? We can have cigars and spirits waiting in each driftboat the morning of your trip. Instead of our shuttle after the trip, let us helicopter your group back to the beginning. We want to know what you need to succeed and we’ll take care of the rest.

          Corporations that have used Rogue Wilderness Adventures for their Rogue River Fishing adventure:

          Boeing
          Ford Motor Company
          Steelscape Inc.

          Dow Chemicals
          First Lady Laura Bush
          Abby’s Pizza

          Weyerhaeuser
          GMAC
          Construction Specialists

          VM Software
          Columbia Sportswear
          Ewing Irrigation

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