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Fisher Munro is a fly fishing guide based in the Portland area; primarily targeting trout. Offering walk/wade as well as float trips and day trips on the Upper Clackamas, the Deschutes, and the Mckenzie through Oregon River Experiences.

Fisher is also available as a fishing guide for multi-day trips through Oregon River Experiences on the John Day River and the Grande Ronde River. If that’s the option you want, make sure you request Fisher as a guide when you’re scheduling your rafting trip.

Fisher will work with you to tailor your experience to your specific preferences. We can focus on trophy trout. We can fish hard and put numbers in the net. We can take it easy and catch beautiful fish in between admiring the beautiful scenery. Also, you do not need any experience! If you’re even just curious about fishing, he has a long history of putting total beginners on their very first fish. If you come on a trip with Fisher, whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a total novice, you will catch trout.


  • The Upper Clackamas is far and away the premier trout fishery within an hour of Portland. These stunning aquamarine mountain waters can provide everything from big trout to exhilarating white water.
  • The Deschutes is a world-class trout river. When you visit this iconic Oregon river you should expect to catch large numbers of strong trout in a spectacular desert canyon.
  • The North Santiam is an often overlooked gem, with few other fisher-people, exciting water perfect for the raft, and a proliferation of healthy wild trout.
  • The McKenzie is a classic Oregon river, offering our native redband trout, as well as exciting rafting through a wide variety of different scenery!
  • The John Day River is well known for its smallmouth bass and summer steelhead. This high desert canyon offers stunning scenery and different fishing opportunities than most other rivers in the region.
  • The Grande Ronde River is a gem tucked up into the NE corner of Oregon. Our rafting season is usually from mid-May to early July. During this time the rainbow trout feed voraciously and fishing opportunities abound!


  • Experience some of the O.R.E. rivers in a whole new way.
  • Add a fishing guide to your O.R.E. multiday river trip and get a whole other level of attention on the trip.
  • All fishing gear is provided for your trip.
  • If you have rafted some of our rivers with us before, you can now join those whom you have seen fishing from a boat or along the beautiful river-lined banks.



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If you wish to contact Fisher Munro directly he can be reached at fisherflyfishing1@gmail.com. Fisher also offers guided fishing trips on other rivers throughout NW Oregon independently of O.R.E., such as the Sandy, North Santiam, and others.


For over 35 years we’ve run whitewater rafting trips on ten of the best rivers Oregon and Idaho have to offer. Our safety record is excellent. Our guides are friendly, skilled professionals. We use only the best, professional quality rafting equipment. And we offer an unsurpassed variety of boats from which to choose: oar rafts, paddle rafts, inflatable kayaks, and our unique, custom designed Row-Your-Own catarafts.

For more about who we are please click or touch more about O.R.E.

Almost anyone can go. No prior rafting experience is necessary, and no prior camping experience is needed for our multi-day trips. We welcome children ages 7 and up on most of our rivers (some options can be 5 years old), and adults of all ages. While we recommend that our guests know how to swim, non-swimmers are free to join us on most trips (with the exception of certain high-water spring trips).

No, even if it’s your first time we have a trip that can work for you.


O.R.E.’s safety record is excellent. That’s because your safety is our number one priority. Running rivers, like other outdoor activities, involves an element of risk. But we work hard to protect your safety and well being. Our guides are trained in river safety and first aid skills. Each trip begins with a thorough safety orientation. Coast Guard Approved life jackets are worn at all times while on the river, and complete first aid and emergency kits are carried on each trip.

Yes, we operate trips even if it is raining. After all, it is whitewater rafting and we enjoy the water. On the rare occasion that conditions warrant it because of safety concerns, O.R.E. will cancel a trip.

Yes, we are unable to accommodate walk-up businesses/customers due to trip planning etc.  Day trips can fully book up for the weekends during the summer, so it is best to reserve early. Mid-week trips and spring/fall trips are not as busy.

We provide top-quality professional rafting equipment, including U.S. Coast Guard Approved lifejackets, helmets, and other safety gear.


In general, you will only need to bring your own river-appropriate clothing, footwear, sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, a change of clothes, and a water bottle for day trips. Full-day trips include a freshly prepared deli lunch.


Please note that our policies vary for day trips and multi-day trips. 


Deposits and payments: Half-day and full-day trips require payment in full when the reservation is placed. (Exception: If more than seven days remain before the trip begins, groups of ten or more may call to reserve with a $25 per person deposit.)


Cancellations, Transfers, and Refunds:

Please notify us as soon as possible if you find it necessary to cancel your reservation. Because we lose the ability to sell reserved spaces to other individuals or groups, we strictly adhere to the following policies:


  • 7 Days or More Advanced Notice: Choose to receive a refund of your deposit or transfer your reservation to another trip, less a $25 per person cancellation fee.
  • 6 Days or Less: No credits or refunds will be issued if you cancel 6 or fewer days prior to a day trip.


Please note that cancellation fees may apply to cancellation of the entire reservation as well as to partial cancellations (for instance, a reduction in your party size from six to five).

Yes! We partner with a local guide and offer this as an option for those looking to fish along their trip. Click here for more details, and be sure to read below for information regarding fishing license requirements. 

You will need to check the local fishing regulations as we operate in many different river locations. You will need a fishing license for the state that you are in. Both Idaho and Oregon offer daily passes and annual for in-state and out-of-state residents. Youth ages 12 and under in Oregon and 14 in Idaho do not require a license.


You will be able to fish from campsites and at lunchtime, but we cannot guarantee that you will be able to fish from the rafts while we are moving downriver. If you’re interested in having a fishing guide and an assigned raft for fishing let us know, we may be able to arrange on request.


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