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Helfrich River Outfitters

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Springfield, OR, USA
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About Helfrich River Outfitters
PROVIDING TOP QUALITY DRIFT BOAT FLY FISHING AND WHITEWATER RAFTING RIVER EXCURSIONS AROUND THE NORTHWEST SINCE 1925. We operate on the Middle Fork Salmon River and Main Salmon River in idaho along with the Wild & Scenic Rogue River, McKenzie River and Owyhee River in Oregon.Let us take care of your every need as you truly relax and enjoy yourself on one of the Pacific Northwest's premier rivers. From a one-day trip to a six-day excursion, you can fish, raft, hike, and explore on each of the all-inclusive trip we have to offer. Choose between the Middle Fork of the Salmon or the Main Salmon in the world renowned Idaho wilderness or the majestic Rogue River in the Oregon coastal range. Our specially designed driftboats provide comfort and maneuverability to give you the highest quality fly-fishing experience. Each guide is a highly trained boatman and fisherman and can offer professional instruction for all skill levels. Rafting can range from a relaxing first class ride on a lounging raft or the excitement of getting involved in a maneuverable paddle raft. You can also take on the waves yourself and take control of your own inflatable kayak. Meals are exquisitely prepared for you using Dutch oven and barbeque cooking techniques with top grade meats and fresh breads baked daily. As you spend your day fishing, rafting, hiking and sightseeing, we send a crew ahead to prepare camp for your arrival. Spacious tents complete with cots and pads will be waiting for you at the end of the day along with hot showers and family style dinning. This vacation is like none other. With your every need cared for, you will have much more quality time to spend with friends and family. We will customize your trip to fit your interests and provide activities for everyone.Our commitment to quality and service is unsurpassed. As a four generational family owned and operated company we are passionate about what we do. Since 1925 our family has carried on a strong tradition of excellent service and our commitment to safety.We would love for you to come and experience the river with our family. Your experience will be more than just a river trip; it will be a spectacular vacation with memories that will last you a lifetime!
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All reviews fly fishing bucket list middle fork of the salmon great fishing fabulous trip day trip drift boat beautiful scenery my parents exceeded my expectations look forward amazing family incredible experience white water many years kelsey crew
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the best fishing excursion I have ever been on. Beautiful scenery, plenty of fish to catch and the guides that take you on this journey were awesome! Every guide was extremely knowledgeable and great hosts. Would do this trip again without question.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jayl007
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Owyhee River drift boat/rafting trip was extraordinary! The Helfrich Outfitters staff and guides were exceptionally professional, very efficient, always very positive and very interactive with the clients. The food was very well prepared and presented, as well as incredibly good and very plentiful. The...More

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Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Helfrich Outfitters crew was EXCELLENT. Kelsey, the owner and her crew of Mel, Garrett, Mike, Chris and Kevin were 100% professional, supportive, informative and fun for our entire 4 day trip on the Rogue River. This crew knows their stuff on the river (keeping...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BPace777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent experience, well planned, it was a great time with old friends. The Helfrich group are experts as well as excellent hosts, friendly and entertaining.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 733marleneb
Reviewed September 6, 2019

This was my first trip down the Middle Fork and I am not a big time fly fisherman. I will tell you that I had one of the best times of my life. Everyone that was involved with this trip was so nice and helpful...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank wrestling1851
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Such a fabulous trip. Great River to fish on and fantastic guides. We had 2 boats, fished the morning, stopped and had fresh fish that we caught for lunch with the fixings, and then fished and released the rest of the afternoon. Could not have...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank trendab2014
Reviewed September 3, 2019

These guys are amazing. Super professional but also warm and fun. Great on and off the water. Required nothing of me but to float and have fun. The river itself is stunning.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed August 26, 2019

We took a six day trip down the Middle Fork this July with Helfrich and absolutely loved it. We took three generations ranging in age from 5 1/2 to 85 and everyone had a wonderful time and tons of things to do. Our children loved...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Lindsay G
Reviewed August 23, 2019

We had a really fun fly fishing trip with our guides, Don Wouda and Ryan Helfrich, on the McKensie River. They provided good fishing advice and a great stream side lunch of fried trout and a salad. Don has a wealth of knowledge from his...More

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Date of experience: August 2019
Thank stephenO4537AI
Reviewed August 23, 2019

I live in GA and have made the trek west to fish with this family for 7 years Their love of the rivers and fishing show through in everything they do. Your enjoyment is top priority. Everyone should experience this at least once in their...More

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Date of experience: June 2019
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GreggandKathy
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Helfrich River Outfitters is located in Springfield Oregon USA and have no locations outside the US. I think you have the wrong outfitter.
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