One of the coolest aspects of being an angler in Bend is that we have great rivers to fish all year long and all within an hour of town. The main walk and wade rivers are the Crooked River, Fall River, and the Upper Deschutes River. Depending on the season and what our clients want out of the day, we’ll suggest the best of the three. You really can’t go wrong! And you don’t have to fish all day...we offer both half-day and full-day Walk and Wade Trips. The half-day trip is 4 hours on the water, so you’ll only be gone from town for 5 to 6 hours. Full-day trips offer 8 hours of fishing on the water including a delicious streamside lunch.
As with any of our guided fly fishing adventures, Walk and Wade trips include all of the necessary equipment. So if you’re traveling and don’t want to lug your gear, we've got you covered. All of our client equipment is well-suited for these trips; you just have to show up. If you have the flies you need, great. If not, we have the right bugs at the shop. Our Central Oregon guided fly fishing trips epitomize ease and fun, whether it’s just you, a family, a group of friends, or a corporate outing.
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The rivers that Fly & Field Outfitters offers walk and wade fly fishing trips on are all unique, both in regards to the fishing and the scenery. Settings include cool Ponderosa forests, lupine strewn alpine meadows, and dramatic desert canyons. While the Upper Deschutes River has a 6-month fishing season, both the Crooked River and Fall River fish wonderfully all year, including sensational dry fly action on the shortest days of winter! No matter what time of the year you’d like to take a guided Walk and Wade Trip, every day on the water with us is a fun, educational experience filled with scenery that will take your breath away.
Walk and Wade Trips typically begin at our shop on the west side of Bend, Oregon where we kit you out for the day ahead. Meet times vary throughout the season but rarely is extreme “dawn patrol” necessary. Once you have everything you need for the day, you will follow your guide to the river where he or she will supply a cooler with water, Gatorade, soda, and ice. If you’d like to bring some beer, we’ll have the cold cooler waiting for you!
We Offer a Variety of Local, Scenic Trips
Crooked River Trips
A typical guided fly fishing trip on the Crooked River begins at our shop on the west side of Bend around 9:00am. We will get you fitted in waders & boots, pick some flies, get licenses and go!LEARN MORE
Deschutes Day Trips
First thing's first, you do not need to be an expert angler to have a great day on the Lower Deschutes. Our local guides have hosted thousands of people who’ve never even held a fly rod.LEARN MORE
Group Fishing Trips
The trips we enjoy running the most are the group fishing trips on our favorite Oregon waters near Bend. From 4 to 24 people, we can provide a day on the water that you won't soon forget.LEARN MORE
The Deschutes River and hard-fighting steelhead go hand in hand. From July through December, steelhead can be found from the Columbia to Warm Springs near the dam at Lake Simtustus.LEARN MORE
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We offer a variety of guided fly fishing trip packages to ensure that each angler gets the highest quality experience available to them. If the Walk and Wade Trip doesn't sound like the perfect fit, check out our other options including Lower Deschutes Day Trips, Steelhead Fishing Trips, or the popular Crooked River Guided Trip. We look forward to seeing you on the water! Fly & Field Outfitters is here to make your experience chasing fish in our local waters one that will not soon be forgotten.
If you have any further questions about a guided fly fishing adventure on one of our Walk and Wade trips in Central Oregon, please don’t hesitate to call the shop at 1-866-800-2812 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Early season reservations will allow you to secure the dates desired. A 50% deposit is required to secure dates, refundable if cancellation is received no less than thirty (30) days prior to trip date. Trips proceed regardless of weather conditions. We reserve to right to cancel in the event of unsafe conditions or other circumstances beyond our control. If we cancel your trip, your deposit will be refunded or applied to a future date that is mutually acceptable.