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“Did not have a good experience”

ROE! Real Oregon Experience!
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: ROE! Real Oregon Experience! Fly-fishing for Giant Rainbows on the Klamath, Williamson, Wood and Rogue Rivers. Stand Up Paddle Board and Kayak tours/rentals on calm water lakes and rivers. Scenic tours, hiking trips and fishing trips to Crater Lake National Park. Guided duck and goose hunting on private ranches. Southern Oregon has many wonderful adventures and we love to share them with you!
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
Walnut Creek, California
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Did not have a good experience”
Reviewed November 28, 2011

We shot ducks and geese at Klamath refuge with Mr. Rowe. He did show up promptly and to be fair, it did freeze overnight, which made the hunting challenging. This is NOT a review about the hunting success, since that is always subject to issues that are often beyond the guide's control.

However, Mr. Rowe was not very friendly, seemed more interested in getting us out and back as quickly as possible and getting paid in full. We had two experienced hunters and one novice with us and Mr. Rowe was just not very friendly and actually ridiculed a mistake by the novice hunter (dropped some shells in the boat, making a loud noise that scared some geese away). Overall, just not a positive experience. Other guide services we have used were more congenial, more encouraging, teaching and providing local hunting tips (we were visiting from California).

We hardly shot any birds, but again, that's not all Mr. Rowe's fault. But when we left the hunt, I was hoping that we would get some sort of consideration, something like "Come on back up and get 10% off your next hunt since this one was not that good for you" - something to leave us with a positive taste in our mouth. Didn't happen.

Would not recommend. There's plenty of better services available...without the attitude.

Visited December 2010
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Woodside, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Roe, Roe, Roe Your Boat Down the Klamath River to Crescent City”
Reviewed November 18, 2011

Roe's has the best selection of sporting goods in Southern Oregon.

Prices could be dropped to accommodate the "99%"

Easy to find off U.S. Route 97

Visited November 2011
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