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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

John Day River

4/16/14 - A planned outage is scheduled for the evening of April 16th (approx 7PM PST) through the morning of April 17th (approx 8AM PST). Launch permits are required for all river segments. A non-refundable launch fee applies to trips entering the Wild and Scenic River section (Service Creek to Tumwater Falls) between May 20 & July 10 of $20 per overnight trip per group, or $10 per day-use trip per group. For more info see Permit Overview.

Guide & Outfitters

Commercial Permits

Commercial businesses offering guided trips on the mainstem or North Fork of the John Day River are required to obtain a permit from the Prineville District Office of the Bureau of Land Management prior to operations, phone 541-416-6700.

A trip is considered to be commercial if the group fails to meet any one of the following requirements for a non-commercial trip:

  1. There is a bona fide sharing of expenses
  2. No fees are collected in excess of the actual expense of the trip
  3. There is no financial gain by any member of the group
  4. No salary is directed from shared expenses of the trip
  5. No charge is collected for use of the equipment

Authorized John Day River Guides

Northfork Station Outfitter & Guides
541-934-2000
Lynn Sawyer’s Deschutes Guide Service
541-504-0903
Cascadia Expeditions
503-728-8788
www.CascadiaExpeditions.com
Pisces Expeditions
503-661-3474
Oregon River Experiences
503-632-6836
www.oregonriver.com
A. Helfrich Outfitter, LLC.
541-726-5039
www.johnday-river.comm
Jim Dunlevy Guide Service
541-734-2179
www.dunlevyfishing.com
Little Creek Outfitters
503-944-9165
www.littlecreekoutfitters.net
Mah-Hah Outfitters
1-888-624-9424
www.johndayriverfishing.com
Arrowhead River Adventures
541-830-3388 or 800-227-7741
www.arrowheadadventures.com
Carbone's Flyfishing Guide Service
541-416-9191
http://www.carbonesflyfishing.com/
Service Creek Stage Stop
541-468-3331
www.servicecreek.com
Oregon Whitewater Adventures
541-746-5422
www.oregonwhitewater.com
Ouzel Holding Co., Inc
541-385-5947
www.oregonrafting.com
John Hazel & Company
541-395-0995
shop@deschutesangler.com
City of Eugene/Bend Parks & Recreation
541-682-5329
Bischof's Flyfishing
541-395-2796
Young Life's Washington Family Ranch
541-489-3100
Deschutes River Guides
503-784-1217

Authorized John Day River Boat Rental Outfitter

Service Creek Stage Stop
541-468-3331
www.servicecreek.com

Forms for Guides & Outfitters