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Chinook Salmon Fishing - Hurds Guide Service


• March-April: Lower Columbia River (Vancouver, Wa)

•  April-May: Snake River (Tri-Cities, Wa)

•  May-June: Icicle River (Leavenworth, Wa)

•  July-Aug: Upper Columbia River (Wenatchee, Wa)

•  Sep-Oct: Upper Columbia River (Vernita/Hanford, Wa)


•  July-Aug: Upper Columbia River (Wenatchee, Wa)

Steelhead Fishing - Hurds Guide Service


Oct-March: Upper Columbia River (Brewster, Wa)

Trout Fishing - Hurds Guide Service



•  Year round

•  Lake trout-Mackinaw: Lake Chelan (Chelan, Wa)

•  Triploids: Rufus Woods (Bridgeport, Wa)


•  Jan-June (Chelan, Wa)

•  March- Nov: Columbia/Snake River

•  March-September:• Eastside Lakes


•  Year round: Upper Columbia River


•  Year round: Columbia River

*Estimated dates and locations*


Can accommodate groups up to 10 people*Trips include all gear, bait and tackle Trips are 8 hours unless limited faster

YOU BRING:Valid Washington State Fishing License Catch Record Card Columbia River Salmon and Steelhead Endorsement Food and Drink


Columbia and Snake River:

  • $200 per person (5 adults max per boat)
  • Group rate of more than 3 is $750 per boat.
  • Icicle River (2 adults per drift boat):
  • $500 per boat morning AND evening drift
  • $350 per boat morning OR evening drift

*When accompanied with adult 16 and under are $150

*Call for additional special rates.

Payment Half down at booking, remaining balance due day of trip.  Accepted Methods of Payment: Cash, check, credit or debit card.

Cancellation Policy

We require a 21 day notice for a trip cancellation for a full refund of deposit.  If you need to reschedule a trip we require a 14 day notice and will re-apply deposit on rescheduled date.

Our Cancellation:

If we have to cancel your trip you will receive a full refund and a half-off a day of fishing certificate good within one calendar year from date of trip.

NO SHOWS AND LATE SHOWS:  We know things can happen to cause you or us to be late.  Call as soon as possible if you feel you are running behind (509.679.1304)!  If we do not hear from you within 30 minutes of waiting at our agreed upon meeting time and location we will pack it up and head home.  You will forfeit 100% of your deposit and in most instances billed for the remainder of your balance.

Columbia River Fish counts

Chinook Adult 82; Chinook Jack 24; Steelhead 4; Wild Steelhead 1; Coho Adult 68; Coho Jack 156

Chinook Adult 5015; Chinook Jack 1182; Steelhead 1030; Wild Steelhead 188; Coho Adult 764; Coho Jack 161

Chinook Adult 3796; Chinook Jack 683; Steelhead 1946; Wild Steelhead 477; Lamprey 3; Coho Adult 429; Coho Jack 60

Chinook Adult 3843; Chinook Jack 492; Steelhead 1571; Wild Steelhead 382; Lamprey 7; Coho Adult 236; Coho Jack 28

Chinook Adult 1588; Chinook Jack 325; Steelhead 2124; Wild Steelhead 593; Lamprey 5; Coho Adult 322; Coho Jack 3