sunriver fishing guides - Day One Outdoors

Central Oregon features world-class fishing opportunities in our area lakes and rivers. When visiting Sunriver this summer, a guided fishing tour may be the exact socially distanced activity for you. The area is home to a variety of talented fishing guides that offer memorable tours. Fish for six different types of trout, two kinds of salmon as well as catfish, whitefish and largemouth bass. Whether you’ve been fishing your whole life of this is your first time, Sunriver fishing guides will help you reel in a good time on the water.

Fishing Resources Near Sunriver

The fishing season in Central Oregon generally run from the last weekend in April until October, 31. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife publishes information annually about specific fishing seasons and regulations for each body of water, including the stocking schedule. Children ages 12 and older are required to have a fishing license and most places require a Northwest Forst Pass for parking and day-use access. Guests interested in purchasing a fishing license can do so at the Sunriver Country Store, Camp Abbot Trading Company and at the North Store.

Featured Sunriver Fishing Guide: Day One Outdoors

Sunset Lodging recently partnered with Day One Outdoors to offer our guests a discount on fly fishing trips as part of the Sunset Perks program. Guests staying with Sunset Lodging have access to a variety of discounts with local restaurants, tours, golf courses and more.

Day One Outdoors is owned and operated by Cody Herman. He also hosts a TV show with the same name on NBC Sports and Amazon Prime. Cody has also guest-hosted on ESPN, Fox Sports, Outdoor Channel, World Fishing Network, as well as other local television and radio programs. Needless to say, you’ll be in good hands if you book a fly fishing trip in Sunriver with Cody at the helm.

Cody guides clients from the Pacific Ocean to the High Mountain Lakes while not filming his TV show. In Central Oregon, you’ll fish for trout, kokanee, mackinaw and more. When taking a trip with Day One Outdoors, education is at the forefront for Cody. Sunset guests receive a 10% discount on any fishing trip booked with Day One Outdoors.

Additional Sunriver Fishing Guides and Fly Shops

The Hook Fly Shop — Located in Building 23 at Sunriver Village, The Hook is a full-service fly fishing shop and is home to Cascade Guides & Outfitters. The Hook provides clients with high-quality equipment and guided fishing experiences in the Sunriver area. Choose a half or full-day fly fishing trip on a lake or river and The Hook handles all of the details. 541-593-2358

Sunriver Fly Shop — Located in the Sunriver Business Park, Sunriver Fly Shop has been in the fly fishing business for more than 20 years. Along with quality rods, reels and waders, Sunriver Fly Shop also offers casting classes and guided fishing trips. 541-593-8814

Central Oregon Fishing and Stillwater Fly Shop — The expert guides at Central Oregon Fishing, located in the Sunriver Business Park, have been fishing local waters since the early ‘70s. Central Oregon Fishing is a guide service dedicated to stillwater and river fly fishing. Discover the world of fly fishing in a fun environment. Central Oregon Fishing is located inside of Stillwater Fly Shop. Central Oregon Fishing – 541-598-0008.

Plan Your Central Oregon Fly Fishing Trip

Fly fishing is a great way to get outdoors while social distancing. Typical fly fishing trips include a guide and one to two fishers for a full or half-day. Get to know the rivers, lakes and fish that inhabit Central Oregon waterways while taking a fly fishing trip during your Sunriver vacation. Remember, Sunset guests qualify for a discount with Day One Outdoors!


  1. Jeremy

    Was planning to go clamming along the Clatsop but the ODFW closed the beach to clamming last week. Fishing along the Sunriver sounds like a fun alternative and it’s good to know it won’t be closed!

  2. Jessica Alvin

    Sunriver is upstream of Benham Falls. Until May 22nd, Benham Falls is closed. In March, you need to be in the “Bend” zone. The zone from Lake Billy Chinook to Benham Falls is open all year. One other idea: flyfishing primarily on Fall River all year (Must bring your Polarized glasses).

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