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“Wild and Scenic Rogue Wedding”

Helfrich River Outfitters, Inc.
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Owner description: 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!
Bend, Oregon
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“Wild and Scenic Rogue Wedding”
Reviewed February 13, 2014

This was my 7th trip with Helfrich River Outfitters and like all my previous experiences they've always exceeded my expectations. They are a truly amazing family and a wonderful group of guides that cater to your every need. Our trip was organized by a great friend who was getting married riverside and wanted a unique experience to share with his family and friends; he got it. It was a beautiful ceremony over Whisky Creek with Ken Helfrich officiating the exchange of vows. On a side note, the groom had a last minute cancelation of the officiant and asked Ken if he could become ordained and perform the ceremony for him. That goes to show you the extent in which Ken and his crew will go to make your trip a trip of a lifetime. I would highly recommend Helfrich River Outfitters and any of their trips!

Visited September 2013
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Alameda, New Mexico
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“Rogue River October 2013”
Reviewed February 13, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed a 4 day, 3 night trip on the Rogue last October. Things magically fell into place as the trip ensued: a 4-6 inch rainfall over the watershed 10 days prior to our trip ended a long, dry fall and raised the river flow while cooling down the river. The weather during our trip was perfect - foggy mornings that cleared quickly to pleasant fall days. The steelhead run began while we were on the river so each day there was even better fishing that the previous day. Helfrich Outfitters ran a top-notch float trip - we were part of a 6 boat group. We enjoyed a great menu of food and dined on fresh steelhead trout for lunch - top notch.

Visited October 2013
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Eugene, Oregon
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14 reviews
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“Wonderful Days on theMcKenzie River, OR”
Reviewed February 6, 2014

I have had many opportunities to fish the McKenzie River with Helfrich River Outfitters. Every experience was filled with great fishing, beautiful scenery and amazing guides. The guides know so much about the river--the history and fishing techniques. They provide a beautiful delicious shore lunch and take every opportunity to stop and take in the majestic scenery on the McKenzie River. The family's history on the river is so interesting and charming. I feel so fortunate to know the Helfrich family and will look forward to another great fishing weekend in June with a group of lady friends--Ladies on the Fly. These adventures are memories of a lifetime! It rejuvenates the soul!!!

Visited June 2013
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El Centro, California
1 review
“The Wild and Scenic Rogue”
Reviewed February 6, 2014

Wonderful Trip, experienced guides, good fishing, great company. The food was good and the and the spirits (human and otherwise), Couldn't have been better. It is a wonderful way to celebrate Oregon.

Visited September 2013
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Eugene, Oregon
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“Middle Fork Salmon River Idaho”
Reviewed February 6, 2014

There are a lot of outfitters that can manage the river, but few, if any, can match the overall experience of a Helfrich trip. Regardless of your experience level, they make you feel inclusive from the very beginning to the last minute on the way home. A memory is the one thing that no one can take from an individual. My wife of 40 years has very high standards when it comes to travel experiences, yet when I mention the possibility of a Helfrich trip, regardless of location, it rises to the top. Easily surpassing Mexico, Hawaii, Europe or Asia, it doesn't matter where we book a trip, but it does matter with whom we travel with. Without going into the details , as that could be a book, I can easily say that a Helfrich river experience is a memory made that is hard to surpass, and one that is easily recalled.

Visited July 2013
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