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guided adventures table of contents Table of Contents, Introduction, Planning Tips & Contact Information 2 Outfitter Members Alphabetical 3 • Water Adventures Section 12 Members by River & Lake 14 Map: Idaho’s Rivers & Locator 15 Water Adventures Advertisers 16 • Fishing Members 17 • Fishing Adventures Section 18 • Land Adventures Section 20 Members by Land Adventure Activity 22 Land Adventure Advertisers 24 • Hunt Adventures Section 26 Map: Idaho Fish & Game Units/Zones 27 Members by Game Unit 28 Hunt Adventures Advertisers 29 Business Associate Members by Service 30 List of All Licensed Outfitters 33 Guides & Individual Members 35

planning tips: Take the time to find an outfitter or guide that best matches your interest and needs. Here are some helpful hints: 1. All trips are different, so identify the level of adventure you want, based on the experience and physical capabilities of everyone in your party. Adventures range from easy-going afternoon jaunts to thrill-seeking multiday excursions. 2. Determine the length of trip you prefer and how much you want to spend. 3. Idaho is a big state. Narrow down the location of your trip. There are contrasts in climate, terrain and scenery statewide, allowing for uniquely different trips.

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This guide is divided into six sections: • IOGA Member Outfitter Listings • Water Adventures • Fishing Adventures • Land Adventures • Hunting Adventures • Business Associate Member Listings IOGA outfitter members are listed alphabetically by company name (pages 3-9) and then by activities (pages 12-28). Related services (Business Associate members) are listed by service (pages 30-32).

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4. Decide how much individual customization you require. Some trips focus on a specific hobby or other personal interest. Also, identify any special dietary, access or other personal needs you may have.

Lewis and Clark had a guide when they journeyed through Idaho and you’ll experience a more rewarding trip if you do, too. There are over 350 licensed outfitters in Idaho offering excursions from whitewater rafting to jet boating, nature treks to hunting expeditions. Every outfitter operating on public lands in Idaho must be licensed with the State Outfitters & Guides Licensing Board. Each must meet rigid standards of performance and comply with all state and federal regulations. Outfitters must also be certified in first aid and have an intimate knowledge of the area in which they operate.

You can expect Idaho’s outfitters to be friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. The Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association (IOGA) is a nonprofit organization representing a majority of the state’s full-time licensed outfitters and guides. • Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association: 208.342.1438 ioga.org • State of Idaho Outfitters & Guides Licensing Board: oglb.idaho.gov • Middle Fork Outfitters Association: idahosmiddlefork.com • Main Salmon Outfitters Association idahosalmonriver.org

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51 RANCH OUTFITTERS Mark Tabor & Margery Kuehn-Tabor PO Box 432, Cambridge, ID 83610 208.550.7585 51ranchoutfitters@gmail.com Hunting: Deer, Elk, Sheep, Moose, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Forest Grouse. Fishing, Trailrides, Backpacking, Photography Trips. F&G Unit 17.

AGGIPAH RIVER TRIPS Bill Bernt PO Box 425, Salmon, ID 83467 208.756.4167; Fax: 208.756.6737 bill@aggipah.com; www.aggipah.com Float Boating: Upper, Main, Middle Fork and Lower Salmon River. Fishing (Steelhead), Backpacking, Chukar Hunting. AMERICA’S RAFTING COMPANY Parker & Becky Arrien PO Box 723, New Meadows, ID 83654 208.347.3862 info@arcidaho.com www.hellscanyon.com Float Boating: Lower Salmon and Hells Canyon of the Snake Rivers. Fishing, Chukar Hunting.

door adventure! AMERICAN RIVER TOURING ASSOCIATION (ARTA) Stephen R. Welch 24000 Casa Loma Road Groveland, CA 95321 800.323.2782, 209.962.7873 Fax: 209.962.4819 Summer: PO Box 1091, Salmon, ID 83467 208.756.6138 arta@arta.org, www.arta.org Float Boating: Selway, Middle Fork and Main Salmon Rivers. Fishing, Day Hikes (Guide School).

ACTION WHITEWATER ADVENTURES, dba for IDAHO RIVER EXPEDITIONS, INC. Jay Verle & Mathew Duerden PO Box 1634, Provo, UT 84603 800.453.1482, 801.375.4111 Fax: 801.375.4175 guideinfo@riverguide.com www.riverguide.com Float Boating: Main Salmon River.

ARCTIC CREEK LODGE & TOURS, INC. James O’Connor PO Box 27, Salmon, ID 83467 208.756.1657 info@arcticcreeklodge.com www.arcticcreeklodge.com Power Boating Upper and Main Salmon River. Guest Ranch (Sightseeing Jet Back Service), Fishing.

ADVENTURE IDAHO, INC. Alan Davis 2369 Addison Ave. E., Twin Falls, ID 83301 208.736.1919 aei1@live.com www.highadventureid.com Float Boating on Lower Salmon River.

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BARKER RIVER TRIPS, INC. Marye’ Barker 2124 Grelle, Lewiston, ID 83501 208.743.7459 barker.rivertrips@gmail.com www.barkerrivertrips.com Float Boating: Clearwater and Lower Salmon Rivers. Power Boating: Lower Salmon River. (Guide School) Fishing, Chukar Hunting, Mountain Biking, Kayaking. BARKER TROPHY HUNTS/BARKER RIVER EXPEDITIONS Jon Barker 34808 Hassinger Road, Lenore, ID 83541 208.836.5551 jonbarker7@gmail.com www.barkerhunts.com Hunting: Elk, Deer, Sheep, Forest Grouse, Chukar. Fishing, Mountain Bike Touring. F&G Units: 11, 13. Float Boating: Owyhee and Jarbidge/ Bruneau Rivers. BEAR CREEK OUTFITTERS Ken & Barb Francisco 454 Lost Horse Road Hamilton, MT 59840 406.375.1371; Fax: 406.375.2341 bearcreekout17@dishmail.net www.bearcreekoutfittersonline.com Hunting: Elk, Deer, Antelope, Goat, Sheep, Moose, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Forest Grouse. Fishing, Trail Rides, Backpacking. F&G Unit 17. BEAR PAW OUTFITTERS Dale & Tara Denney 345 Hwy 20 E. #A, Colville, WA 99114 509.684.6294 dale@bearpawoutfitters.com www.bearpawoutfitters.com Hunting: Deer, Elk, Moose, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Wolf, Forest Grouse. Fishing, Trail Rides, Backpacking. F&G Units: 4, 73, 74, 75, 77, 78. BIGHORN OUTFITTERS, INC. Dave Melton & George Butcher PO Box 235, Carmen, ID 83462 Phone & Fax: 208.756.6963 dmelton@huntidaho.com www.huntidaho.com Hunting: Elk, Deer, Bear, Cougar, Sheep, Moose, Goat, Wolves, Predators, Forest Grouse, Chukar. Fishing, Pack Trips, Trail Rides, Photography Trips, Cattle Drives. F&G Units: 27, 28.

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100 ACRE WOOD BED AND BREAKFAST RESORT Jon & Nancy Cummings PO Box 202, North Fork, ID 83466 208.865.2165; Fax: 208.865.2166 acrewood@centurytel.net www.100acrewoodresort.com Bed & Breakfast, Walk & Wade Fishing, Gold Mining, Mountain Bike Touring, Trail Rides, Metal Detecting, Backpacking, Photography Trips, 4x4 (Jeep & SUV) Backcountry Tours. F&G Units: 21, 21A, 28, 30.

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BITTERROOT OUTFITTERS Tom & Shannon Henderson 907 W. Cow Creek Road Hamilton, MT 59840 Phone & Fax: 406.363.0403 outfitters@bitterroot.net www.idahohunts.net or www.lionandbearhunts.com Hunting: Elk, Deer, Goat, Sheep, Moose, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Forest Grouse, Chukar. Fishing, Trail Rides. F&G Unit 20. BOULDER CREEK OUTFITTERS, INC. / LOST LAKES OUTFITTERS, INC. Tim Craig & Matt Craig PO Box 119, Peck, ID 83545 208.486.6232, 208.839.2256 Fax: 208.486.7280 bcomatt@live.com www.bouldercreekoutfitters.com Hunting: Elk, Deer, Bear, Moose, Cougar, Goat, Predators, Forest Grouse. Backpacking, Fishing, Snowmobiling, Trail Rides, (Guest Ranch & Guide School). F&G Units: 10, 11A, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 21, 21A, 30. BOUNDARY EXPEDITIONS Justin Howells & Eric Ladd PO Box 161888, Big Sky, MT 59716 Phone & Fax: 888.948.4337 justin@boundaryexpeditions.com eric@boundaryexpeditions.com www.boundaryexpeditions.com Fishing. Whitewater Rafting: Middle Fork of the Salmon River. BROADMOUTH CANYON RANCH Rulon & Kathy Jones PO Box 472, Firth, ID 83236 208.346.6648; Fax: 208.346.6243 rulon@utahelkhunt.com www.utahelkhunt.com Hunting: Deer, Elk. F&G Unit 69. BUCKSHOT OUTFITTING Clint & Cherry Gray 494492 Hwy. 95, Naples, ID 83847 208.290.2144 clint@buckshotoutfitting.com www.buckshotoutfitting.com Fishing. Hunting: Deer, Elk, Moose, Bear, Cougar, Forest Grouse. F&G Units: 1, 2.

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BUNGALOW OUTFITTERS, LLC Chris & Sue Anderson PO Box 1835, Orofino, ID 83544 208.476.9091 info@bungalowoutfittersllc.com www.bungalowoutfittersllc.com Hunting: Bear, Cougar, Elk, Deer, Predators, Forest Grouse. Trail Rides, Fishing. F&G Unit 10.

CANYONS RIVER COMPANY Greg McFadden PO Box 823, McCall, ID 83638 208.634.4303, 888.634.2600 (Clients only), Fax: 888.629.7239 info@canyonsinc.com www.canyonsinc.com Float Boating: Middle Fork and Main Salmon and North Fork of Payette Rivers. Fishing. (Also Canoeing, Kayaking). CASCADE RAFT & KAYAK Tom & Debbi Long 7050 Hwy. 55 Horseshoe Bend, ID 83629 800.292.RAFT, 208.793.2221 Fax: 208.793.3417 debbi@cascaderaft.com www.cascaderaft.com Float Boating: Boise, South Fork, Main & North Fork of the Payette Rivers. (Kayak School) Photography Trips, Mountain Bike Trips. CASTLE CREEK OUTFITTERS Shane & Bambi McAfee PO Box 2008, Salmon, ID 83467 208.756.2548 shane@castlecreekoutfitters.com www.castlecreekoutfitters.com Hunting: Elk, Mule Deer, Whitetail Deer, Goat, Bear, Sheep, Cougar, Wolves, Predators, Forest Grouse. Fishing, Trail Rides, Pack Trips. F&G Units: 21A, 28 29, 30. CLEARWATER DRIFTERS Evelyn Kaide PO Box 1661, Orofino, ID 83544 208.476.3531; Fax: 208.476.7952 guideshop@hotmail.com www.theguideshop.com Float Boating: Clearwater River. Power Boating: Clearwater River and Dworshak Reservoir. Fishing. DIAMOND D RANCH, INC. Dana Demorest & Kara Demorest Williams PO Box 1555, Boise, ID 83701 800.222.1269, 208.336.9772 diadlld@aol.com www.diamonddranch-idaho.com Hunting: Elk, Deer, Goat, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Predators. Fishing, Trail Rides, Backpacking, (Guest Ranch). F&G Unit 27. ELK CREEK OUTFITTERS Trent Bullock 9855 Dewey Road, Emmett, ID 83617 208.365.3895 Hunting: Deer, Elk, Bear, Cougar. Fishing, Trail Rides, Backpacking, Snowmobiling. F&G Unit 20A, 26..

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ELK SPRINGS OUTFITTERS Albert Bayer PO Box 1429, McCall, ID 83638 208.469.9999 elkspringsoutfitters@hotmail.com www.elkspringsoutfitters.net Hunting: Deer, Elk, Goat, Moose, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Wolf. Fishing, Trail Rides. F&G Units: F&G Units: 19A, 20A, 24, 25, 26, 27. EPLEY’S WHITEWATER ADVENTURES Connie & Steve Zeller PO Box 1129, Riggins, ID 83549 800.233.1813, 208.628.3586 salmonriveradventures@epleys.com www.epleys.com Float Boating: Lower Salmon River. Chukar Hunting, Fishing. FAR & AWAY, INC. Steve & Annie Lentz P O Box 54, Sun Valley, ID 83353 208-726-8888; Fax: 208-726-2288; adventures@far-away.com www.far-away.com Rafting: Middle Fork Salmon, Owyhee, and Jarbidge/Bruneau Rivers. Fishing, Backpacking, Chukar Hunting. FLOW ADVENTURES Jon & Jeanie Wilmot PO Box 9824, Spokane, WA 99209 866.808.4940, 509.242.8699 jtwilmot@flow-adventures.com www.flow-adventures.com Float Boating: Lower Salmon River. Chukar & Hungarian Partridge Hunting. Fishing, Photography Trips. FLYING B RANCH Robert C. Burlingame, Joseph Peterson, Jeremi Syron 2900 Lawyer Creek Road Kamiah, ID 83536 208.935.0755; Fax: 208.935.0705 info@flyingbranch.com www.flyingbranch.com Float Boating: Clearwater River. Power Boating: Dworshak Reservoir. Hunting: Deer, Elk, Goat, Sheep, Moose, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Forest Grouse, Chukar, Pheasant, Hungarian Partridge, Quail, Turkey. Fishing, Trail Rides, Backpacking, Snowmobiling, Photo Trips. F&G Units: 10, 10A, 11A, 12, 15, 16, 16A, 17. FLYING RESORT RANCHES, INC. Tammy Overacker 9 Hamner Drive, Salmon, ID 83467 208.756.6295; Fax: 208.756.6378 flyingresort@centurytel.net www.flyingresortranches.com Hunting: Elk, Deer, Moose, Goat, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Forest Grouse. Fishing, Trail Rides, Backpacking. F&G Units: 20A, 26, 27.


H2O Idaho Zach & Jessica Mason 1822 S. Goldsmith Ave. Meridian, ID 83642 208.447.7101 H2oidaho@gmail.com www.h2oidaho.com Float Boating: Lower Salmon River. HAMILTON OUTFITTERS Blaine Hamilton PO Box 112, Declo, ID 83323 208.654.2043 blaine7843@yahoo.com www.hamiltonoutfitters.com Hunting: Elk, Deer, Moose, Bear, Cougar, Predators. Fishing, Trail Rides, Backpacking, Snowmobiling, (Guest Ranch). F&G Units: 66, 66A, 67, 76. HEISE EXPEDITIONS Mike Quinn 5116 Heise Road, Ririe, ID 83443 208.538.7453; Fax: 208.538.6039 Heise@srv.net www.heiseexpeditions.com Power Boating: Snake River. Fishing on the South Fork of the Snake River. HELFRICH RIVER OUTFITTERS Ken Helfrich 42091 McKenzie Hwy. Springfield, OR 97478 Phone/Fax: 541.896.3017 ken@helfrichoutfitter.com www.helfrichoutfitter.com Float Boating: Lower and Middle Fork of the Salmon River. Fishing.

HELLS CANYON ADVENTURES, III/SWAN FALLS SNAKE RIVER EXCURSIONS Mark Yates PO Box 159, Oxbow, OR 97840 800.422.3568 or 541.785.3352 Fax: 541.785.3353 jetboat@hellscanyonadventures.com www.hellscanyonadventures.com or www.swanfallsexcursions.com Power Boating: Snake River Birds of Prey and Hells Canyon of the Snake River (Day Trips, Jetbacks); Brownlee, Oxbow & Hells Canyon Reservoirs. Float Boating: Hells Canyon of the Snake River (1 & 2 day trips).Fishing, Backpacking. See ad page 16.

IDAHO AFLOAT dba for ADVENTURES IN RECREATION David Colbert, Sr. 100 Howe St., Anaconda, MT 59711 800.700.2414; Fax: 406.563.7728 info@idahoafloat.com; www.idahoafloat.com Float Boating: Hells Canyon of the Snake, Main and Lower Salmon Rivers. Fishing.

HOLE-IN-THE-WALL LODGE Jason Cataldo 935 Fish Creek Road Alberton, MT 59820 406.239.2882; Fax: 888.635.4870 jasoncataldo@hotmail.com www.holeinthewallranch.com Hunting: Elk, Deer, Goat, Sheep, Moose, Cougar, Wolves, Bear, Forest Grouse. Fishing, Trail Rides, Backpacking. F&G Unit 10.

IDAHO GUEST RANCH dba for DRYBUCK MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE Bryan Moses PO Box 55, Horseshoe Bend, ID 83629 208.584.3100 idahoguestranch@yahoo.com www.idahoguestranch.com Trail Rides, Backpacking, Day Hikes, Llama Packing, Mountain Biking, Photography Trips. F&G Units: 32, 32A.

HOLIDAY RIVER EXPEDITIONS OF IDAHO Harold “Frogg” Stewart 544 E. 3900 S., Salt Lake City, UT 84107 800.624.6323, 801.266.2087 Fax: 801.266.1448 frogg@bikeraft.com or holiday@bikeraft.com www.holidayexpeditions.com Float Boating: Main and Lower Salmon River. Fishing.

IDAHO GUIDE SERVICE, INC. Olin & Shelley Gardner 563 Trotter Drive, Twin Falls, ID 83301 1.888.73.Idaho, 208.734.4998 mail@idahoguideservice.com www.idahoguideservice.com Float Boating: Middle Snake and Lower Salmon (SA7A,8) Rivers. Power Boating: Snake River. Chukar Hunting. Fishing, Mountain Biking. Canoeing & Kayaking.

HORSE CREEK OUTFITTERS Adam Beaupre PO Box 128, Challis, ID 83226 208.879.5084 info@horsecrkoutfitters.com www.horsecrkoutfitters.com Hunting: Deer, Elk, Goat, Sheep, Moose, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Forest Grouse. Fishing. Trail Rides, Backpacking. F&G Unit 21.

IDAHO RIVER ADVENTURES Dustin Aherin PO Box 1927, Lewiston, ID 83501 888.994.9490 dustin@idahoriveradventures.com www.idahoriveradventures.com Float Boating: Middle Fork Main and Lower Salmon River.

HUGHES RIVER EXPEDITIONS, INC. Jerry Hughes & Carole Finley PO Box 217, Cambridge, ID 83610 800.262.1882, 208.257.3477 Fax: 208.257.3476 info@hughesriver.com www.hughesriver.com or www.snakerafting.com Float Boating: Middle Fork and Lower Salmon and Hells Canyon of the Snake Rivers. Hunting: Chukar, Forest Grouse, Hungarian Partridge. Fishing, Backpacking. IDAHO ADVENTURES Mark & Kristin Troy PO Box 834, Salmon, ID 83467 208.756.2986; Fax: 208.756.6373 info@idahoadventures.com www.idahoadventures.com Float Boating: Upper Salmon (at Salmon) and Main Salmon River. Chukar Hunting. Fishing, Backpacking, Photography Trips, Family Whitewater Rafting.

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IDAHO RIVER JOURNEYS Robert J. Volpert & Mary Papale PO Box 1415, Salmon, ID 83467 888.997.8399, 208.756.8116 Fax: 208.485.4454 bob@idahoriverjourneys.com www.IdahoRiverJourneys.com Float Boating: Middle Fork Salmon River. Fishing. IDAHO WILDERNESS COMPANY Steve Zettel PO Box 795, Challis, ID 83226 208.879.4700; Fax: 208.879.4701 info@floatidaho.com; www.floatidaho.com Floating Boating: Middle Fork of the Salmon River. Hunting: Elk, Deer, Goat, Sheep, Moose, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Forest Grouse, Chukar. Fishing, Trail Rides. F&G Unit 26.

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HELLS CANYON JET BOAT TRIPS & LODGING dba for KILLGORE ADVENTURES II Kurt & Heather Killgore 3252 Waterfront Drive White Bird, ID 83554 800.469.8757, 208.839.2255 fishing@killgoreadventures.com www.killgoreadventures.com Hunting: Whitetail Deer. F&G Units 13, 18. Power Boating: Hells Canyon of the Snake and Lower Salmon Rivers. Fishing (Sturgeon, Steelhead, Trout, Bass, Salmon). Chukar Hunting.

HELLS CANYON RAFT, INC. Kurt & Heidi Armacost PO Box 4610, McCall, ID 83638 800.523.6502, 208.634.6366 hcr@hellscanyonraft.com www.hellscanyonraft.com Float Boating: Hells Canyon of the Snake and Lower Salmon Rivers. Chukar Hunting, Fishing.

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JUNIPER MOUNTAIN OUTFITTERS Paul & Lisa Meholchick 21292 Simplot Blvd. Greenleaf, ID 83626 208.454.1322; Fax: 208.454.0738 jmoinc@msn.com www.junipermountainoutfitters.com Hunting: Deer, Elk, Antelope, Sheep, Bear, Cougar. Fishing, Trail Rides, Snowmobiling. F&G Units: 25, 33, 38, 40, 42. KEN SMITH’S HUNTING IDAHO Ken & Elizabeth Smith 1691 Old Ahsahka Grade Ahsahka, ID 83520 208.476.7148 kensmithhunting@yahoo.com www.huntingidahoelk.com Hunting: Antelope, Elk, Deer, Goat, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Wolves, Chukar, Forest Grouse. Fishing, Trail Rides, Backpacking, Day Hikes, Llama Packing, Photography. F&G Unit 36A. KOOKABURRA RAFTING LLC Chris, David & Sharon Osgood 1115 Hwy. 95 S., Salmon, ID 83467 888.654.4386, Phone/Fax: 208.756.4386 kookaburra@raft4fun.com www.raft4fun.com Float Boating: Main Salmon River. Chukar Hunting. Fishing (Steelhead, Salmon). KORELL OUTFITTERS Chris, Randi & Cody Korell PO Box 653, Emmett, ID 83617 208.584.3884 korelloutfitters@msn.com www.korelloutfitters.com Hunting: Elk, Deer, Sheep, Goat, Bear, Cougar, Forest Grouse. Fishing, Trail Rides, Photography Trips. F&G Units: 35, 39. LAKE CHARTERS, INC. I, II Don & Susan Houk W. 1904 Kidd Island Road Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814 208.667.3474 www.friskyjennyflies.com Charter Boat Fishing on Lake Coeur d’Alene, Lake Pend Oreille, St. Joe River. LAKE N LEATHER OUTFITTERS Leo & Dee Crane 2134 Canyon Creek Road Orofino, ID 83544 208.476.5971; Fax: 208.476.4090 leodee2134@gmail.com Power Boating: Dworshak Reservoir. Hunting: Elk, Deer, Bear, Goat, Cougar, Predators, Forest Grouse. Fishing. F&G Unit 10.

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LEWIS AND CLARK TRAIL ADVENTURES Wayne & Gia Fairchild PO Box 9051, Missoula, MT 59801 406.728.7609 raft@montana.com www.trailadventures.com Float Boating: Lochsa and Main Salmon Rivers. Fishing, Backpacking, Mountain Biking, Photography Trips. LOCHSA RIVER OUTFITTERS Jacey Nygaard & Sherry Nygaard 9133 Hwy. 12 Lowell, Kooskia, ID 83539 208.926.4149; Fax: 208.926.4149 lochsaro@wildblue.net www.lochsariveroutfitters.com Hunting: Elk, Deer, Moose, Goat, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Forest Grouse. Fishing (Steelhead Fishing on Clearwater River). Trail Rides, Backpacking, Summer Pack Trips, Photography Trips. Float Boating: Clearwater and Selway Rivers. F&G Units: 12, 16, 16A, 17. MACKAY BAR OUTFITTERS AND GUEST RANCH Buck & Joni Dewey PO Box 340, Grangeville, ID 83530 208.965.8355 info@mackaybarranch.com www.mackaybarranch.com Power Boating: Main Salmon River. Hunting: Elk, Deer, Moose, Goat, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Chukar, Forest Grouse. Fishing, Trail Rides, Backpacking, (Guest Ranch). F&G Units: 19, 19A, 20, 20A, 21. MACKAY WILDERNESS RIVER TRIPS, INC. Brent Estep 1801 N. 17th, Boise, ID 83702 800.635.5336, 208.344.1881 Fax: 208.344.1882 info@mackayriver.com www.mackayriver.com Float Boating: Middle Fork and Main Salmon River. Fishing. MEADOW CREEK OUTFITTERS/YAHOO CORRALS Cheryl Bransford 269 McKenzie Road White Bird, ID 83554 208.839.2424 mchunt@ctcweb.net Hunting: Deer, Elk, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Wolf, Forest Grouse. Fishing, Trail Rides. F&G Units: 14, 16A, 17.

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MIDDLE FORK LODGE, INC. Inez D’Arcangelo & Scott Farr PO Box 4566, New York, NY 10163-4566 212.972.1095; Fax: 212.953.0890 inez@navgroup.com or farr@custertel.net www.middleforklodge.com Hunting: Elk, Deer, Goat, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Chukar, Forest Grouse. Fishing, Trail Rides, Backpacking. F&G Unit 27. See ad page 24.

MIDDLE FORK OUTFITTERS Ron Ens 990 Silver Creek Rd., Challis, ID 83226 509.671.7126 middleforkoutfitters@live.com www.middleforkoutfitters.com Hunting: Deer, Elk, Goat, Moose, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Forest Grouse. Fishing, Trail Rides, Backpacking, (Guest Ranch, Guide School). F&G Units: 27, 28. MIDDLE FORK RAPID TRANSIT Grant Porter 12410 N. Humphrey’s Way Boise, ID 83714 888.433.5628, 208.338.9162 Fax: 208.338.9162 info@middleforkrapidtransit.com www.middleforkrapidtransit.com Float Boating: Middle Fork of the Salmon River. Chukar Hunting. Fishing. MIDDLE FORK RIVER EXPEDITIONS, INC. James Ellsworth PO Box 70, Stanley, ID 83278 800.801.5146 middlefork@idahorivers.com www.idahorivers.com Float Boating: Middle Fork and Main Salmon River. Chukar Hunting. Fishing. MIDDLE FORK RIVER TOURS Clint & Molly Frank 601 N. 6th Ave., Sandpoint, ID 83864 208.263.9199, 800.445.9738 raft@middlefork.com www.middlefork.com Float Boating: Middle Fork of the Salmon River. Hunting: Chukar, Forest Grouse. Fishing. MIDDLE FORK WILDERNESS OUTFITTERS, INC. Eric Snell PO Box 7911, Boise, ID 83707 208.720.2823, 800.726.0575 Fax: 208.333.0003 mfwo@idahorapids.com www.idahorapids.com Float Boating: Middle Fork of the Salmon River. Fishing, Chukar Hunting, Photography Trips.


MILE HIGH OUTFITTERS OF IDAHO, INC. Travis & Brenda Bullock PO Box 1189, Challis, ID 83226 208.879.4500 milehigh@custertel.net www.milehighoutfitters.com Hunting: Elk, Deer, Moose, Sheep, Goat, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Chukar, Forest Grouse. Fishing, Trail Rides, Backpacking. F&G Units: 20A, 26, 36, 36B. MOMENTUM RIVER EXPEDITIONS Pete Wallstrom 3195 E. Main St. #2, Ashland, OR 97520 541.488.2525 info@momentumriverexpeditons.com www.momentumriverexpeditions.com/ idaho-rafting-trips.php Float Boating: Main Salmon River. MOUNTAIN RIVER OUTFITTERS Jess & Brenda Baugh PO Box 1459, Riggins, ID 83549 208.628.3733, 888.547.4837 Fax: 208.628.3869 jess@idahoriver.com www.idahoriver.com Float Boating & Fishing (Steelhead, Salmon, Bass): Lower Salmon and Hells Canyon of the Snake Rivers. MOUNTAIN TRAVEL SOBEK Danilo Bonilla, River Manager & Tom Lee, Owner 1266 66th St., Emeryville, CA 94608 800.282.8747, 510.594.6049 510.594.6001 danilob@mtsobek.com www.mtsobek.com Float Boating: Middle Fork Salmon River. MYSTIC SADDLE RANCH, LLC Jeff & Deb Bitton HC 64, Box 9951, Stanley, ID 83278 208.774.3591; Fax: 208.774.3455 info@mysticsaddleranch.com www.mysticsaddleranch.com Hunting: Elk, Deer, Goat, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Forest Grouse. Fishing, Trail Rides, Horse Pack Trips, Backpacking. F&G Units: 36, 27. NATIONAL OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP SCHOOL Abby Warner, Director 1690 East 2000 South, Driggs, ID 83422 208.354.8443; Fax 208.354.8084 abby_warner@nols.edu www.nols.edu/courses/locations/teton/ Float Boating: Owyhee & Main Salmon Rivers.

NORTH FORK GUIDES Ed link PO Box 24, North Fork, ID 83466 208.865.2534 northfrk@cenutrytel.net www.northforkguides.com Fishing. Float Boating: Upper and Main Salmon River.

RAPID RIVER OUTFITTERS, LLC Roy & Karen Akins PO Box 402, Riggins, ID 83549 208.628.3862 steelie@frontiernet.net www.rapidriveroutfitters.net Rafting/Drift Boating: Lower Salmon. Fishing (steelhead). Chukar Hunting.

NORTHWEST RAFTING COMPANY Zach Collier 913 Hull St., Hoodriver, OR 97031 800.652.3246, 541.386.2271 Fax: 541.386.1362 zach@nwrafting.com www.nwrafting.com Float Boating: Middle Fork of the Salmon River.

RAWHIDE OUTFITTERS & RAWHIDE OUTFITTERS CHALLIS John & Kathy Cranney 204 Larson St., Salmon, ID 83467 208.756.4276; Fax: 208.756.8507 rawhide2@centurytel.net www.rawhideoutfitters.com Hunting: Deer, Elk, Antelope, Goat, Sheep, Moose, Bear, Cougar, Wolf, Predators, Forest Grouse, Chukar. Float Boating: Upper and Main Salmon River. Fishing, Day Hikes, Trail Rides, Backpacking, Snowmobiling, Photography Trips, Van Tours. F&G Units: 21, 21A, 28, 29, 30, 36. 36B, 37A.

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Curtis Chang & George Wendt 1127 Airway Ave., Lewiston, ID 83501 208.743.4201; Fax: 208.743.7383 curtc@oars.com, www.oars.com Float Boating: Middle Fork, Main and Lower Salmon and Hells Canyon of the Snake Rivers. Chukar Hunting. Fishing, Mountain Biking. See ad page 16. ORANGE TORPEDO TRIPS Jim Crystal & Erik Weiseth 806 S.W. Broadway #300 Portland, OR 97205 800.635.2925, 541.479.5061 Fax: 541.471.0995 info@orangetorpedo.com www.orangetorpedo.com Fishing. Float Boating (Inflatable Kayaks): Main and Lower Salmon River. PIONEER OUTFITTERS Devan Jackson HC 64, Box 9959, Stanley, ID 83278 208.774.3737 info@pioneeroutfitters.net www.pioneeroutfitters.net Hunting: Elk, Deer, Goat, Sheep, Antelope, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Forest Grouse. Fishing, Trail Rides, Backpacking. Wagon Rides, Sleigh Rides. F&G Unit 36. PISTOL CREEK OUTFITTERS Dave Dewey, Ranch Manager HC 83, Box 8110, Cascade, ID 83611 254.378.8739 pistolcreekranch@hughes.net www.pistolcreekoutfitters.com Hunting: Elk, Deer, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Forest Grouse, Chukar. Fishing, Trail Rides. F&G Unit 27.

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RIDGERUNNER OUTFITTERS Dick & Nedra Andersen PO Box 756, Kamiah, ID 83536 801.633.3264 ridgerunneroutfitters@outdrs.net www.ridgerunneroutfittersllc.com Hunting: Elk, Bear, Deer, Goat, Moose, Wolf, Cougar, Forest Grouse. Pack Trips, Trail Rides, Photography Trips, Fishing. F&G Unit 10. RIVER COMPANY (THE) David & Heather Denning PO Box 250, (1150 Eva Falls Ave.) Stanley, ID 83278 208.774.2244; Fax: 208.774.2581 raft@therivercompany.com www.therivercompany.com Float Boating: Upper Salmon River (Day Trips Only). Guided Float Fishing. RIVER OF NO RETURN WILDERNESS OUTFITTERS Breann Westfall 2 East Bannock Rd., Salmon, ID 83467 208.756.7002 raftidahonow@gmail.com www.raftidaho.com Float Boating (including Kayaking): Main Salmon River. Chukar Hunting. Fishing (Steelhead & Salmon).

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QUARTER CIRCLE A OUTFITTERS Rick & Jason Hussey 275 Iron Creek Rd., Salmon, ID 83467 208.894.2451 selway@custertel.net Hunting: Elk, Deer, Moose, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Forest Grouse. Fishing, Trail Rides. F&G Unit 17.

RICHIE OUTFITTERS Mike & Dawn Richie 26 Haynes Creek Road Salmon, ID 83467 208.756.3231 Richieoutfitting@centurytel.net www.Richieoutfitters.com Hunting: Elk, Deer, Moose, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Forest Grouse. Fishing, Trail Rides, Summer Pack Trips. F&G Unit 17.

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RIVERS WEST OUTFITTERS, INC. Al Latch 3830 Hwy. 13, Stites, ID 83552 208.926.4988 rwinc@qroidaho.net Hunting (Archery and Rifle Seasons): Deer (Whitetail Ranch Hunts in November), Turkey, Chukar. Fishing (Steelhead & Salmon). Float & Power Boating: Clearwater River. F&G Unit 15. ROBSON OUTFITTERS Gary & Marlene Robson 11185 N. Hwy. 32, Felt, ID 83424 208.456.2805 robsonoutfitters@silverstar.com Hunting: Elk, Deer, Moose, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Forest Grouse. Fishing, Trail Rides, Snowmobiling. F&G Units: 62, 62A, 65. ROCKY MOUNTAIN RIVER TOURS Jared Hopkinson PO Box 206, Stanley, ID 83278 208.345.2400 jared@rafttrips.com www.rafttrips.com Float Boating: Main and Middle Fork of the Salmon River. Fishing, Mountain Biking. ROW ADVENTURES Peter Grubb & Betsy Bowen PO Box 579, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83816 800-451-6034; Fax: 208.667.6506 info@ROWadventures.com www.ROWadventures.com Float Boating: Lower and Middle Fork of the Salmon, Hells Canyon of the Snake, Coeur d’Alene, Clearwater, Bruneau/ Jarbidge, Lochsa, Moyie, Owyhee, St. Joe, and Selway Rivers. Fishing, Chukar Hunting, Backpacking. SALMON RAFT LLC Christopher Demo & Lauren Curtis PO Box 3112, McCall, ID 83638 208.315.2429 info@salmonraft.com www.salmonraft.com Float Boating: Lower Salmon River. Fishing, Walk & Wade Fishing, Chukar Hunting.

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SALMON RIVER EXPERIENCE, INC. Charles Boyd PO Box 9145, Moscow, ID 83843 800.892.9223, 208.882.2385 Fax: 208.882.2385 sre@moscow.com www.salmonriverexperience.com Fishing, Mountain Biking. Float Boating (including Kayaking): Lower Salmon, Hells Canyon of the Snake and St. Maries Rivers. (Eco Trips, Educational Adventures, Guide School, Youth Programs, International, Theme).

SALMON RIVER TOURS CO., INC. Michael McLain PO Box 7, North Fork, ID 83466 208.865.2376; Fax: 208.865.2239 info@salmonrivertours.com www.salmonrivertours.com Power Boating: Upper and Main Salmon River (Jet-Back Service). (Lodging at China Bar Lodge) Hunting: Chukar, Forest Grouse. Fishing. SAWTOOTH WILDERNESS OUTFITTERS dba for ALLRED’S ADVENTURES Darl & Cody Allred PO Box 81, Garden Valley, ID 83622 208.462.3416, Summer: 208.259.3408 swo@frontiernet.net www.sawtoothadventures.com Hunting: Elk, Deer, Goat, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Forest Grouse. Fishing, Trail Rides, Backpacking, Llama Treks, Wagon and Sleigh Rides. F&G Units: 33, 35, 36, 39. SEVEN DEVILS LODGE GUEST RANCH & GUIDE SERVICE D.R. Bledsoe 4043 Council-Cuprum Road Council, ID 83612 208.253.3014 ranch@sevendevilslodge.com www.sevendevilslodge.com Hunting: Deer, Elk, Bear, Predators, Wolf. Trail Rides, Fishing, Hiking, Guest Ranch (includes Shooting Range, Sporting Clays, Archery, Family Activities). F&G Units: 22, 32. SHEPP RANCH OUTFITTERS Tim Turnbull, Wes Gregory & Christina Castelanelli HC 83, Box 8000, Cascade, ID 83611 208.866.4268 shepp@sheppranch.com www.sheppranch.com Hunting: Elk, Deer, Moose, Goat, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Chukar. Fishing, Trail Rides, (Guest Ranch). Power Boating: Main Salmon River. F&G Units: 19, 19A, 20, 20A, 21. SILVER CLOUD EXPEDITIONS, INC. Chris Swersey & Mary K. Wright PO Box 1006, Salmon, ID 83467 208.756.6215; Fax: 208.756.3708 info@silvercloudexp.com www.silvercloudexp.com Float Boating: Main Salmon River. Chukar Hunting, Fishing (Steelhead & Salmon), Photography Trips. S.O.A.R NORTHWEST Ari & Danielia Kotler PO Box 1101, Driggs, ID 83422 208.709.8033 soarnw@gmail.com www.soarnorthwest.com Float Boating: Selway and Main Salmon Rivers. Backpacking. Fishing, Anadromous fishing.

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SOLITUDE RIVER TRIPS, INC. Willi Cannell PO Box 6614, Ketchum, ID 83340 208.806.1218 solitude@rivertrips.com www.rivertrips.com Float Boating: Middle Fork of the Salmon River. Fishing. SPRING COVE OUTFITTERS Daniel & Diana Butler 283 E. Spring Cove Road, Bliss, ID 83314 208.352.4374 springcove@rtci.net www.springcoveroutfitters.com Hunting: Deer, Elk. F&G Unit 45. ST. JOE OUTFITTERS & GUIDES Will & Barbara Judge PO Box 11, Tensed, ID 83870 208.274.2222 WBjudge11@gmail.com www.stjoeoutfitters.com Fishing, Trail rides, Backpacking, Photography Trips. F&G Units: 7, 9, 10. STORM CREEK OUTFITTERS Steve Burson PO Box 471, Darby, MT 59829 406.821.3115; Fax: 406.821.0265 steve@stormcreekoutfitters.com www.stormcreekoutfitters.com Hunting: Deer, Elk, Goat, Sheep, Moose, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Wolf, Forest Grouse. Fishing, Trail Rides, Backpacking, Snowmobiling, Glamping. F&G Units: 17, 20. TAMARACK RESORT Mike & Penny Lancaster 311 Village Drive, PMB 3003 Tamarack, ID 83615 208.325.1000 mlancaster@tamarackidaho.com www.tamarackidaho.com Float Boating: North Fork of the Payette River. THREE RIVERS RANCH Lonnie Lee Allen PO Box 856, Warm River Ashton, ID 83420 208.652.3750; Fax: 208.652.3788 threeriversranch@me.com www.threeriversranch.com Float Boating: Henry’s Fork and South Fork of the Snake and Teton Rivers. Power Boating: Henry’s Lake and Island Park Reservoir. Hunting: Predators, Forest Grouse, Waterfowl. Fishing, Trail Rides, Backpacking. F&G Units: 60A, 61, 62A. THREE RIVERS RESORT AND RAFTING Marty & Dani Smith 115 Selway Road, Kooskia, ID 83539 208.926.4430; Fax: 208.926.7526 info@idaho3rivers.com www.idaho3rivers.com Float Boating: Lochsa, Selway, Clearwater and Lower Salmon Rivers. Fishing, Trail Rides, (Guest Ranch).


TIGHT LINES Jeff & Laura Helfrich PO Box 117, Vida, OR 97488 541.896.3219; Fax 541.896.3219 fishor9446@aol.com www.tightlinesfishing.com Fishing, Chukar Hunting. Float Boating: Middle Fork and Lower Salmon River.

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Jason & Susan Harding PO Box 333, Orem, UT 84059 800.453.9107, 801.225.0755 Fax: 801.225.7979 twriver@aol.com, www.twriver.com Float Boating: Main Salmon River. Fishing, Photography Trips. See ad page 16. VALLEY RANCH OUTFITTERS Randall Baugh PO Box 242, Stanley, ID 83278 208.720.4662 valleyranchoutfitters@hotmail.com www.valleyranchoutfitters.net Hunting (Rifle & Archery): Elk, Deer. Guided and Drop Camps. Alpine Lake Fishing, Trail Rides, Pack Trips, Photography Trips (Sawtooth Wilderness & White Cloud Mountains). F&G Unit 36. WAPITI RIVER GUIDES Gary & Barb Lane PO Box 1125, Riggins, ID 83549 800.488.9872, 208.628.3523 Fax: 208.628.3523 www.doryfun.com Float Boating: Lower Salmon River. Whitewater Rafting, Dory Boating. Driftboat Fishing (Trout, Bass, Steelhead, Salmon), Chukar Hunting. Native Culture & Nature Lore River Safaris. Informative Fun. WAR EAGLE OUTFITTER AND GUIDES Ken & Dolly Jafek 1448 S. 2150 E., Malta, ID 83342 208.645.2455 Hunting: Elk, Deer, Antelope, Moose, Cougar, Forest Grouse, Big Horn Sheep, Chukar, Bobcat, Predators. Fishing, Trail Rides, Wagon Rides, Photography Trips. F&G Units: 52, 52A, 55, 56, 57. WEITAS CREEK OUTFITTERS,LLC Gary & Sue Haight 211 Winona Road, Kamiah, ID 83536 208.983.9267, 888.983.9378 weitas@wildblue.net www.idahooutfitter.com Hunting: Elk, Deer, Bear, Goat, Moose, Sheep, Cougar, Predators, Forest Grouse. Fishing, Trail Rides, Backpacking. F&G Unit 10.

WESTERN PLEASURE GUEST RANCH Roley & Janice Schoonover 1413 Upper Gold Creek Road Sandpoint, ID 83864 208.263.9066; Fax: 208.265.0138 info@westernpleasureguestranch.com www.westernpleasureranch.com Trail Rides, Wagon Rides, Sleigh Rides. (Guest Ranch, Cabins, Lodge). WHITE CLOUD OUTFITTERS Mike Scott & Louise Stark PO Box 217, Challis, ID 83226 208.879.4574; Fax: 208.879.5513 whtcloud@custertel.net www.whitecloudoutfitters.com Float Boating: Upper Salmon (SA2,3,4A) River. Hunting: Elk, Deer, Goat, Moose, Bear, Cougar, Sheep, Antelope, Chukar. Fishing (Anadromous), Trail Rides, Backpacking, Photography Trips, Wild Horse Viewing, Llama Packing, Snowmobiling. F&G Units: 36, 36A, 37. WHITE BIRD SUMMIT ADVENTURES Frank & Theresa Schmitz PO Box 392, Grangeville, ID 83530 208.983.1802; Fax: 208.983.7517 terri@whitebirdsummitlodge.com; www.wbsadventures.com Trail Rides, Photography Trips. Guest Ranch. F&G Units: 14, 15. WHITEWATER ADVENTURES LLC dba for CUSTOM RIVER TOURS Kenneth Masoner PO Box 7071, Boise, ID 83707 208.939.4324, 800.432.4611 www.selway.net Float Boating: Middle Fork of the Salmon and Selway Rivers. Fishing, Hiking, Backpacking. Chukar Hunting. WHITEWATER EXPEDITIONS dba for E & Z, INC. Heinz Sippel & Barbara Eisenberg Five Milebar HC 83, PO Box 8030 Cascade, ID 83611 208.382.4336, Voice Mail: 208.286.1656 fun@whitewaterexpeditions.com www.whitewaterexpeditions.com Power Boating: Main Salmon River. Fishing. (Scenic Tours, Fishing Trips, Jet-Back Service, Charters, Contract Hauling).

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WIND RIVER OUTFITTERS Michael & Jaylene Branson 5265 Hwy. 30 S., New Plymouth, ID 83655 208.278.3706, 800.854.6697 info@windriveroutfitters.com www.windriveroutfitters.com Hunting: Deer, Elk, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Chukar, Moose, Wolf, Forest Grouse. Fishing, Trail Rides, Backpacking, Snowmobiling, Photography Trips, 4 x 4 Tours. F&G Units: 14, 18, 19. WINDING WATERS RIVER EXPEDITIONS Paul & Penny Arentsen PO Box 566, Joseph, OR 97846 541.432.0747; Fax: 541.432.0747 paul@windingwatersrafting.com www.windingwatersrafting.com Float Boating on Lower Salmon and Hells Canyon of the Snake Rivers. Fishing. Chukar Hunting. YELLOW JACKET RIVER GUIDES Alison French Steen PO Box 243, Salmon, ID 83467 877.YJIDAHO (877.954.3246) info@yjriverguides.com www.yjriverguides.com Float Boating: Main Salmon River. YOUREN OUTFITTERS Kidd Youren 5520 Spring Lane, Emmett, ID 83617 208.369.6146 youren_86@hotmail.com Hunting: Bear, Cougar, Predators, Wolf, Forest Grouse. F&G Unit 39. ZOO TOWN SURFERS Jason Shreder 3067 Fleet St., Missoula, MT 59808 406.546.0370 waves@zootownsurfers.com www.zootownsurfers.com Float Boating: Lochsa River.

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WILD IDAHO OUTFITTERS, INC. George McQuiston PO Box 1176, Challis, ID 83226 208.252.1053 george@wildidahooutfitters.com www.wildidahooutfitters.com Hunting: Elk, Deer, Goat, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Predators, Forest Grouse, Chukar. Fishing, Trail Rides, Backpacking, Photography Trips. Float Boating: Upper Salmon River. F&G Units 27 & 28.

WILDERNESS RIVER OUTFITTERS AND TRAIL EXPEDITIONS, INC./WILDERNESS INC. Seth & Amy Tonsmeire PO Box 72, Lemhi, ID 83465 208.756.3959; Fax: 208.756.8246 wro@wildernessriver.com www.wildernessriver.com Float Boating: Main and Middle Fork of the Salmon, Owyhee, and Bruneau/ Jarbidge Rivers. Fishing, Trail Rides, Backpacking, Technical Mountaineering, Mountain Biking, Llama Packing, Snowmobiling, Skiing. F&G Units: 20, 21A, 29, 36A, 37, 37A.

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water adventures water, water everywhere.

With more than 3,100 miles of whitewater rivers throughout Idaho, you’re sure to find at least one perfect waterway to create a memorable adventure. Choose from white-knuckled roller-coaster rides to dreamy drifts through the cottonwood trees. Select from inflatable rafts, kayaks, canoes, drift boats, jet boats or do-ityourself paddleboats. Take a trip of either a few hours to several days in length on some of the wildest rivers in the country.

float trips.

over 3,100 miles

For a more leisurely excursion, consider a whitewater float trip. Many outfitters offer half-day and fullday trips. To enjoy the full flavor of an Idaho river experience, book a trip over several days. You’ll see more scenery, splash over different types of whitewater and be more likely to view wildlife in a natural setting. You’ll overnight at campsites along the river and enjoy exceptional food. Outfitters take great pride in their culinary abilities and many offer gourmet trips. Dutch oven cookery is standard along the river and you’ll be enthralled by the style and quality of cuisine served on a remote beach. When considering a float trip for your family, many outdoor enthusiasts choose Idaho. Wildlife abounds on most trips, providing children a fascinating glimpse into the mysteries of nature. Plus, the competence and friendliness of Idaho’s river guides is world-renowned. Consider a unique river adventure trip for your next family vacation.

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If seeing a lot of river in a short amount of time is your idea of fun, then consider a jet boat trip. Boats depart from several spots including Lewiston, White Bird, Riggins, Salmon and Hells Canyon Dam for one to three-day excursions. Safe, comfortable and fast, aluminum hull jet boats are built to ascend forbidding rapids and maneuver between boulders with amazing agility. They are usually the best way to get to prime campsites, beaches and fishing holes. To catch native Idaho steelhead trout and sturgeon, knowledgeable guides can get you to the best spots where the mighty fish lurk.

middle fork of the salmon.

Among the first rivers officially designated “wild and scenic,” this is one of the top 10 whitewater rivers in the world. It is known for its catch-

and-release trout fishery, invigorating hot springs, wildlife viewing and ancient pictographs. Class III and IV rapids run through the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, the largest forest wilderness in the lower 48 states. Trips on the Middle Fork of the Salmon can be booked for three, five or six days, and offer the quintessential Idaho whitewater experience.

main salmon. The legendary “River of No Return,” the

longest free-flowing river within one state in the lower 48 states, is a choice pool-and-drop river with roller-coaster rapids. Between Salmon and Riggins, the river is as relaxing and as remote as it can be. You can book a full-day or halfday trip in the big water down-river from Riggins or near Stanley, Challis and Salmon, where the river is smaller. There are several stretches of river ideal for day trips featuring exciting rapids and beautiful scenery.


snake river. The mighty Snake River flows across the vast plain of southern Idaho to ultimately surge through Hells Canyon. Along the way, it offers a variety of recreational opportunities - fly fishing on the South Fork and Henrys Fork in Eastern Idaho, rafting the Murtaugh and Hagerman sections in South Central Idaho or the sheer fun of rafting or jet boating through the majestic Hells Canyon.

of whitewater! lower main salmon.

At Riggins, the Salmon runs north through narrow basalt gorges, then opens into grassy palisades until it joins the Snake River north of Hells Canyon.

payette. The South Fork is an advanced whitewater

river with one, two or three-day trips available. Trips can be adapted for different skill levels at various times of the season. The 11-mile Cabarton Run on the North Fork is a great mix of quiet scenic stretches and mild class I-III rapids. The Main Payette River is perfect for families looking for a half-day trip, while the North Fork is one of the finest advanced kayak runs in the world with over twenty class IV and V rapids in just 16 miles. Only experienced kayakers should attempt these challenging waters.

selway. Emerging from the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness, this is the most secluded of Idaho’s rivers. There are 60 miles of large class III, IV, and V rapids for a few months in the spring and early summer, making a trip on the Selway a true expedition into Idaho’s wilderness. Be sure to take some time to admire Selway Falls. Book your trip eight to 12 months in advance, because only one daily launch is allowed.

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owyhee/bruneau/ jarbidge. River running season can be fleeting in the high desert of Southwestern Idaho – April through June. The Owyhee is a remote, high-desert river that flows through deep canyons filled with wildlife. The Bruneau is a 32-milelong river that squeezes through a narrow, deep canyon. Watch out for tumultuous Five Mile Rapids which drops 100 feet per mile for nearly five miles. The Jarbidge, which flows into the Bruneau, is rocky, steep and beautiful with an equally short season, making an excursion there all the more exciting.

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coeur d’alene river

ROW Adventures

moyie river

ROW Adventures

pend oreille lake Lake Charters

st. joe river

Lake Charters ROW Adventures St. Joe Outfitters & Guides

st. maries river

Salmon River Experience

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Barker River Trips Clearwater Drifters Flying B Ranch Lochsa River Outfitters Rivers West Outfitters ROW Adventures Three Rivers Resort/Rafting

lochsa river

Lewis & Clark Trail Adventures ROW Adventures Three Rivers Resort/ Rafting Zoo Town Surfers

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selway river

Adventure Idaho, Inc. Aggipah River Trips America’s Rafting Company Barker River Trips Epley’s Whitewater Adventures Flow Adventures H2O Idaho Helfrich River Outfitters Hells Canyon Jet Boat Trips Hells Canyon Raft Holiday River Expeditions Hughes River Expeditions Idaho Afloat Idaho Guide Service Idaho River Adventures Mountain River Outfitters OARS-Dories Orange Torpedo Trips Rapid River Outfitters ROW Adventures Salmon Raft Salmon River Experience Three Rivers Resort/Rafting Tight Lines Wapiti River Guides Winding Waters River Expeditions

American River Touring Association ROW Adventures S.O.A.R. Northwest Three Rivers Resort/Rafting Whitewater Adventures/ Custom River Tours

3 so uthwest region jarbidge/bruneau rivers

Barker River Expeditions Far & Away, Inc. ROW Adventures Wilderness River Outfitters

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America’s Rafting Company Hells Canyon Adventures Hells Canyon Jet Boat Trips Hells Canyon Raft Hughes River Expeditions Idaho Afloat Mountain River Outfitters OARS-Dories ROW Adventures Salmon River Experience Winding Waters River Expeditions

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snake river (birds of prey)

salmon river, main

payette river, south fork

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4 magic valley region snake river (middle snake) Idaho Guide Service

Action Whitewater Adventures Aggipah River Trips American River Touring Association Arctic Creek Lodge Canyons River Company Holiday River Expeditions Idaho Adventures Idaho Afloat Idaho River Adventures Lewis & Clark Trail Adventures Mackay Bar Outfitters & Guest Ranch Mackay Wilderness River Trips Middle Fork River Expeditions Momentum River Expeditions National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) North Fork Guides Oars-Dories Orange Torpedo Trips River of No Return Wilderness Outfitters Rocky Mountain River Tours Salmon River Tours Company Shepp Ranch Silver Cloud Expeditions Tour West Whitewater Expeditions Wilderness River Outfitters Yellow Jacket River Guides

Barker River Expeditions National Outdoor Leadership School ROW Adventures Wilderness River Outfitters

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fishing adventures fishing regions in idaho

1 panhandle region Big lakes and big fish characterize North Idaho. Lake Pend Oreille is famous for kamloops, Priest Lake for mackinaw, Lake Coeur d’Alene cutthroat and monster chinook. These lakes also hold kokanee. Stream anglers will find trout in the St. Joe and Coeur d’Alene rivers.

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Hard-fighting steelhead return from the ocean to the Clearwater River in the spring and fall. Its tributary streams provide solitude for trout fishermen. When the backcountry opens in July, the North Fork of the Clearwater, Lochsa and Selway are the best rivers for fishing. On the Snake River near Lewiston, anglers seek steelhead and catch-and-release sturgeon.

3 so uthwest region Cascade Reservoir and Payette Lake offer excursions for trout and perch, along with winter ice fishing. Boat fishermen catch catfish, bass, crappie, trout and sturgeon on the Snake River and its reservoirs along the Oregon border.

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4 magic valley region Fly-fishermen come from afar to Silver Creek’s spring-fed waters, loaded with native trout. Less famous but just as abundant are the Big and Little Wood rivers. Year-round angling is good on Magic, Little Wood and Fish Creek reservoirs.

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5 southeast region American Falls Reservoir has a diverse fishery. Bear River has a nice cutthroat population.

6 upper snake region The Henrys Fork, Teton River, and South Fork of the Snake River are world renowned for wild cutthroat trout. Island Park offers coho salmon and Henrys Lake is good for rainbow and cutthroat hybrids.

7 salmon region In Central Idaho, the Middle Fork of the Salmon River abounds with cutthroat. The Salmon River drainage has steelhead, bull trout and native cutthroat. Idaho offers extensive hunting and fishing privileges to nonresidents, who need to obtain a license and the necessary tags or permits. Licenses are available from your outfitter, from any Idaho Fish and Game office, or from one of 425 state vendors.

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land adventures idaho is full of suprises.

It has a natural and cultural diversity as great as that of any other state in the nation. It’s also a large state covering over 83,000 square miles, making it larger than all of New England. The border with Washington and Oregon extends nearly 500 miles from north to south. The northern panhandle is less than 50 miles wide, but the southern portion of Idaho stretches 300 miles from east to west. Most of northern Idaho is forested while the most notable feature of southern Idaho is the Snake River Plain, which sweeps across the state from Ashton in the east to Weiser in the west. Much of central Idaho is pristine wilderness that covers a granite rock called the Idaho Batholith. This wealth of high country sprawling between the Snake River Plain and the panhandle is an outdoor paradise. It has been said that if all of Idaho’s mountains were flattened out the state would be as big as Texas. Indeed Idaho is a majestic land with mountains and hills everywhere. Every county in the state has a lake, a reservoir, a river and countless streams, all loaded with game fish. High alpine lakes are so numerous that many remain nameless yet are still accessible via trails. Chances are good for encountering wildlife on a pack trip or hike into Idaho’s mountains. Here in Idaho, the deer and the antelope really do play. Most of Idaho’s major cities are in easy reach of its great outdoors, much to the delight of its citizens. Visitors will find many ways in which to explore outdoor Idaho. There are numerous small towns and villages with pleasant Bed and Breakfast Inns and Lodges, whose proprietors can suggest recreational pursuits nearby. Staying at a guest ranch or lodge in Idaho’s back country will give your family and friends a truly memorable experience.

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Because Idaho has more backcountry adventures than any other state in the lower 48, you may need some help finding the right place for your unforgettable vacation. Assistance and advice are readily available from the guest ranches and outfitters identified in this publication. They will help to ensure that your trip is in good hands, and provide you and your family with valuable information. Idaho outfitters must be licensed with the Idaho Outfitters & Guides Licensing Board. Each must meet rigid standards of performance and comply with all state and federal regulations. They must be certified in first aid and thoroughly know the area in which they operate.

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Idaho’s guest ranches range from working cattle ranches to upscale, resort-style lodges in the middle of wild country. They offer a wide assortment of activities for everyone in your family. Experienced guides can take you trail riding on gentle horses for a few hours or a few days.


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Introduce yourself, friends and family to beautiful scenery on a memorable and safe trail ride for an hour or longer if you wish. There’s no better way to see the beauty of Idaho’s backcountry than from the back of a horse. It’s a pace that is perfect for friends and family while enjoying the high alpine vistas and the magnificent serenity of Idaho’s wildlands. Encounter wildlife native to the area, enjoy stream or lake fishing, followed by star-filled skies and evenings shared around the campfire. And you don’t have to be an expert horseman to experience either a trail ride or longer summer pack trip. For a unique pack experience, think about llama trekking. Allow the animal to carry your provisions while you enjoy a backcountry hike or backpacking experience.

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Many of Idaho’s working ranches have been in a family for generations, providing you with a rare opportunity to absorb the West by participating in a real cattle drive or doing other ranch chores. You can count on wagon rides, barbeques and marshmallows over campfires but you may also be able to pan for gold, learn archery or target shooting, or join a wellness program. Many have rafts or jet boats for wet and wild excursions on nearby rivers. Others are near shimmering lakes and add fishing to their repertoire. For a truly unique guest o’s h a Id g ser vin n o c ranch vacation, consider a to ted • Dedica rces u o big game hunt in the fall, a s e r l natura te fly-fishing experience on a ta s e ith th onded w world-renowned stream or b d n a d e ty • Licens fe a snowmobile or ski outing a s ds of standar h in the winter. Your hosts ig h t e • Me sm ssionali will share with you warm fe o r p d an camaraderie, genuine d to te it m m co • Highly r ser vice family hospitality, great e custom home-cooked food and t aid d in firs activities for everyone. e fi ti r e •C or of outdo k e g n a r -bac wide • Offer a ptions, from laid o e r adventu seeking to thrill

Winter in Idaho is just as fun as the warm weather months. You’ll find cross-country ski lodges in the Red River area, the Gospel Hump Wilderness Area, the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, the Tetons and the Salmon River Mountains. These Nordic lodges are warm and intimate and offer a nice change of pace from the large alpine ski resorts. Helicopter and/or backcountry downhill guided ski trips are available in the Sun Valley, Cascade/ Donnelly, McCall, Fairfield and Driggs areas. If you’re feeling more adventurous, try hut-to-hut and yurt-to-yurt ski trips. Each hut or yurt has wood stoves, hot meals and warm beds. For those craving a faster pace, there are more than 7,200 miles of groomed snowmobile trails to be ridden. With even more miles of powder in wide open country available, you may find the knowledge and experience of a snowmobile guide helpful.

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4x4/bus/van tours 100 Acre Wood Lodge Wind River Outfitters

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cross/back country skiing Wilderness River Outfitters

guest & dude ranches Arctic Creek Lodge Boulder Creek Outfitters Diamond D Ranch Flying B Ranch Flying Resort Ranch Hamilton Outfitters Idaho Guest Ranch Mackay Bar Outfitters & Guest Ranch Middle Fork Lodge Shepp Ranch Western Pleasure Guest Ranch

hike/backpack/trek 51 Ranch Outfitters 100 Acre Wood Lodge Aggipah River Trips American River Touring Association Bear Creek Outfitters Bear Paw Outfitters Boulder Creek Outfitters Diamond D Ranch Elk Creek Outfitters

Far & Away, Inc. Flying B Ranch Flying Resort Ranches Hamilton Outfitters Hells Canyon Adventures, III/ Swan Falls Excursions Hole-In-The-Wall Lodge Horse Creek Outfitters Hughes River Expeditions Idaho Adventures Idaho Guest Ranch Lewis & Clark Trail Adventures Lochsa River Outfitters Mackay Bar Outfitters & Guest Ranch Middle Fork Lodge Mile High Outfitters of Idaho Mystic Saddle Ranch National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) Pioneer Outfitters Richie Outfitters ROW Adventures Sawtooth Wilderness Outfitters Shepp Ranch S.O.A.R. Northwest St. Joe Outfitters & Guides Storm Creek Outfitters Three Rivers Ranch Weitas Creek Outfitters White Cloud Outfitters Whitewater Adventures/Custom River Tours Wild Idaho Outfitters Wilderness River Outfitters Wind River Outfitters

llama packing Mystic Saddle Ranch Sawtooth Wilderness Outfitters White Cloud Outfitters Wilderness River Outfitters

lodge/cabin/ campground 100 Acre Wood Lodge Arctic Creek Lodge Boulder Creek Outfitters Diamond D Ranch Flying B Ranch Hells Canyon Jet Boat Trips Hole-In-The-Wall Lodge Idaho Adventures Korell Outfitters Mackay Bar Outfitters & Guest Ranch Salmon River Tours Co. Shepp Ranch St. Joe Outfitters & Guides Three Rivers Ranch Three Rivers Resort/Rafting Western Pleasure Guest Ranch

mountain biking 100 Acre Wood Lodge Barker River Trips Barker Trophy Hunts/Barker River Expeditions Cascade Raft & Kayak Idaho Guest Ranch Idaho Guide Service Lewis and Clark Trail Adventures OARS-Dories Salmon River Experience Wilderness River Outfitters

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trail rides

sleigh/wagon rides Pioneer Outfitters Sawtooth Wilderness Outfitters War Eagle Outfitter & Guides Western Pleasure Guest Ranch

snowmobiling Boulder Creek Outfitters Elk Creek Outfitters Flying B Ranch Hamilton Outfitters Juniper Mountain Outfitters Rivers West Outfitters Robson Outfitters Storm Creek Outfitters White Cloud Outfitters Wilderness River Outfitters Wind River Outfitters

51 Ranch Outfitters Bear Creek Outfitters Bear Paw Outfitters Bighorn Outfitters Bitterroot Outfitters Boulder Creek Outfitters Bungalow Outfitters Castle Creek Outfitters Diamond D Ranch Elk Creek Outfitters Flying B Ranch Flying Resort Ranches Hamilton Outfitters Hole-In-The-Wall Lodge Horse Creek Outfitters Idaho Guest Ranch Idaho Wilderness Company Juniper Mountain Outfitters Korell Outfitters Lochsa River Outfitters Mackay Bar Outfitters & Guest Ranch

Middle Fork Lodge Mile High Outfitters of Idaho Mystic Saddle Ranch Pioneer Outfitters Quarter Circle A Outfitters Pistol Creek Ranch Rawhide Outfitters Richie Outfitters Robson Outfitters Sawtooth Wilderness Outfitters Shepp Ranch St. Joe Outfitters & Guides Storm Creek Outfitters Three Rivers Ranch Three Rivers Resort/Rafting Valley Ranch Outfitters War Eagle Outfitter & Guides Weitas Creek Outfitters Western Pleasure Guest Ranch White Bird Summit Adventures White Cloud Outfitters Wild Idaho Outfitters Wilderness River Outfitters Wind River Outfitters

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hunt adventures famous hunting! Idaho is famous for hunting. It has the widest variety of game in the U.S. including trophy elk, mule deer, two species of bighorn sheep, antelope, bear, moose, cougar, wolves, mountain goat, white-tailed deer, waterfowl and upland game birds. The seasons are as long as 65 days in the backcountry and overall success rates are high. Many deer and elk permits are easily available because of Idaho’s unique system for clients of outfitters. There is little hunter congestion and effective management policies promote healthy species growth and control. If you are a non-resident, you must buy a nonresident license, which are available at most sport shops around the state.

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Hiring a licensed outfitter is one of the best ways to enhance your hunting or fishing experience. One major advantage to booking your hunting trip through an Idaho outfitter is that deer and elk tags are easy to obtain. The Idaho Fish and Game Commission sets aside elk and deer tags specifically for non-resident hunters who book with licensed outfitters. Idaho outfitters have tags available long after neighboring states sell out.

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Idaho is known for some of the best elk hunting in the world. Deer are found throughout the state, with whitetails found primarily north of the Salmon River. Mule deer are more numerous and found mostly in southern Idaho. Antelope roam in southern Idaho, while black bears prefer forested areas. Mountain lions are seen statewide. Idaho provides many opportunities for combination hunts, either with two big game species or with big game and upland game or waterfowl.

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Moose, mountain goats and big-horn sheep are Idaho’s trophy species. There are two subspecies of bighorns, Rocky Mountain and California. Hunters are allowed to harvest one of each in a lifetime, if they are lucky enough to draw the permits. Moose and goat are also once in a lifetime, but there are exceptions for moose permits left over from a drawing or won in the lottery drawing that supports the hunting and fishing access program. Most years you can add fall steelhead fishing to the mix.

select a hunting outfitter.

Idaho was one of the first states in the West to license outfitters and guides. Outfitters are the owners/employers and must be bonded. Outfitters employ licensed guides. The Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association is a non-profit business trade organization representing a majority of the state’s full-time licensed businesses. IOGA members set the standard and are committed to quality service while conserving Idaho’s land, water and wildlife.

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Often a guide can mean the difference between a successful trip and just an ordinary one. With their experience and intimate knowledge of the area, they can point out highlights that you might otherwise miss. This is especially true if you’re planning a big game hunt in Idaho. When selecting a hunting outfitter, consider seeking the answers to the following questions:

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1. In what type of terrain is the hunt, including altitude? 2. Is the hunt a pack-in using stock and tent camping, a lodge setting or some other combination of access and lodging? 3. What is the success rate of hunters using your services? Ask for references of both successful and non-successful hunters.

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Many species are found in the state, including wild turkey, pheasant, sage grouse, two kinds of quail, three species of forest grouse, chukar, Hungarian partridge and doves. Ask an outfitter about “cast and blast” trips that combine steelhead fishing and chukar hunting. Upland game seasons begin early and some last into the fall.

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Seven Devils Lodge Guest Ranch & Guide Service

Unit 24

Elk Springs Outfitters

region 1 – panhandle

Elk Springs Outfitters Juniper Mountain Outfitters

Unit 16A

Units 1 & 2

Flying B Ranch Lochsa River Outfitters Meadow Creek Outfitters

Unit 4

Unit 17

Buckshot Outfitting Bear Paw Outfitters

region 2 – clearwater Unit 10

Boulder Creek Outfitters Bungalow Outfitters Flying B Ranch Hole-In-The-Wall Lodge Lake N Leather Outfitters Ridgerunner Outfitters Weitas Creek Outfitters

Unit 10A

Flying B Ranch

Unit 11

Barker Trophy Hunts

Unit 11A

Boulder Creek Outfitters Flying B Ranch

Unit 12

Boulder Creek Outfitters Flying B Ranch Lochsa River Outfitters

Unit 13

Barker Trophy Hunts Boulder Creek Outfitters Hells Canyon Jet Boat Trips

Unit 14

Boulder Creek Outfitters Meadow Creek Outfitters Whiskey Mountain Outfitters Wind River Outfitters

Unit 15

Boulder Creek Outfitters Flying B Ranch Rivers West Outfitters

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Unit 16

51 Ranch Outfitters Bear Creek Outfitters Bitterroot Outfitters Boulder Creek Outfitters Flying B Ranch Horse Creek Outfitters Lochsa River Outfitters Meadow Creek Outfitters Quarter Circle A Outfitters Richie Outfitters Storm Creek Outfitters

Unit 18

Boulder Creek Outfitters Hells Canyon Jet Boat Trips Wind River Outfitters

Unit 19

Mackay Bar Outfitters and Guest Ranch Shepp Ranch Wind River Outfitters

Unit 20

Bitterroot Outfitters Elk Creek Outfitters Mackay Bar Outfitters and Guest Ranch Shepp Ranch Storm Creek Outfitters

region 3 – southwest Unit 19A

Elk Springs Ranch Mackay Bar Outfitters and Guest Ranch Shepp Ranch

Unit 20A

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Elk Springs Outfitters Flying Resort Ranches Idaho Wilderness Company Mile High Outfitters of Idaho

Unit 32

Seven Devils Lodge Guest Ranch & Guide Service

Unit 33

Juniper Mountain Outfitters Sawtooth Wilderness Outfitters

Unit 35

Korell Outfitters Sawtooth Wilderness Outfitters

Unit 38 & 42

Juniper Mountain Outfitters

Unit 39

Korell Outfitters Sawtooth Wilderness Outfitters Youren Outfitters

Unit 40

Juniper Mountain Outfitters

region 4 – magic valley

region 6 – upper snake Units 62, 62A, 65 Robson Outfitters

Unit 67

Hamilton Outfitters

Unit 69

Broadmouth Canyon Ranch

region 7 – salmon Unit 21

Boulder Creek Outfitters Horse Creek Outfitters Mackay Bar Outfitters & Guest Ranch Rawhide Outfitters Shepp Ranch

Units 21A, 30

Boulder Creek Outfitters Castle Creek Outfitters Rawhide Outfitters

Unit 27

Bighorn Outfitters Diamond D Ranch Elk Springs Outfitters Flying Resort Ranches Middle Fork Lodge Middlefork Outfitters Mystic Saddle Ranch Pistol Creek Ranch Wild Idaho Outfitters

Unit 28

Bighorn Outfitters Castle Creek Outfitters Middle Fork Outfitters Rawhide Outfitters Wild Idaho Outfitters

Unit 29

Spring Cove Outfitters

Castle Creek Outfitters Rawhide Outfitters

Units 52, 52A, 55, 56, 57

Unit 36

Unit 45

War Eagle Outfitter & Guides

region 5 – southeast

Units 66, 66A, 67 & 76 Hamilton Outfitters

Units 73,74,75,77 & 78 Bear Paw Outfitters

Bitterroot Outfitters Elk Creek Outfitters Elk Springs Outfitters

Mile High Outfitters of Idaho Mystic Saddle Ranch Pioneer Outfitters Rawhide Outfitters Sawtooth Wilderness Outfitters Valley Ranch Outfitters White Cloud Outfitters

Unit 36A

Ken Smith’s Hunting Idaho White Cloud Outfitters

Unit 36B

Mile High Outfitters of Idaho Rawhide Outfitters

Unit 37

Flying B Ranch Lochsa River Outfitters

White Cloud Outfitters

Unit 37A

Rawhide Outfitters

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accommodations & dining BEST WESTERN PLUS VISTA INN Eileen McKnight 2645 Airport Way, Boise, ID 83705 208.336.8100 emcknight@rmmdllc.com Hotel and meeting space.

SPOKANE AIRPORT RAMADA Jean Berg PO Box 19230, Spokane, WA 99219 509.838.5211; Fax: 509.838.1074 jeanberg@ramadaair.com www.ramadaair.com Hotel.

BRIDGE ST. LLC Brett Woolley PO Box 23, Stanley, ID 83278 208.481.2294; Fax: 208.774.2208 brdigestworks@yahoo.com www.bridgestgrill.com Restaurant and catering.

SPRING HILL SUITES, BOISE PARKCENTER Amy Parrish 424 E. Parkcenter Blvd. Boise, ID 83706 208.342.1044, 208.342.2763 aparrish@innventures.com www.marriott.com/boidt Hotel and meeting space.

IDAHO ROCKY MOUNTAIN RANCH Sandra Beckwith HC 64, Box 9934, Stanley, ID 83278 208.774.3544; Fax: 208.774.3477 info@idahorocky.com Historic lodge & cabins on 1,000 acre guest ranch in the Sawtooth Valley. Natural hot springs pool, hiking, fishing, mountain biking, spectacular mountain views, a la carte trail rides & river rafting. Breakfast, sack lunch & dinner included. Near-by ghost towns.

SWIFTWATER RV PARK, LLC Anna Ousley PO Box 275, White Bird, ID 83554 208.839.2700 anna@swiftwaterrv.com www.swiftwaterrv.com Private pet-friendly campground located 2 miles from the Hammer Creek and/or the Rock Pit put-ins on the Salmon River. Tent campers and RV-ers. Hot showers, restrooms, free wifi, overflow parking, weekly storage, safe & clean environment.

MODERN HOTEL Michal Lloyd 1314 W. Grove, Boise, ID 83702 208.424.8244; Fax: 208.639.8874 michal@themodernhotel.com www.themodernhotel.com Hotel & bar.

VILLAGE AT NORTH FORK Ambrose Family 2046 Hwy. 93 N/PO Box 100 North Fork, ID 83466 855.865.7001, 208.865.7001 Fax: 855.865.7003 thevillageatnorthfork@gmail.com www.thevillageatnorthfork.com Small resort with general store (fishing/hunting licenses, fishing tackle, beverages, ice, groceries, gifts), café serving lunch and dinner (featuring burgers & hand-scooped icecream); guest rooms, RV park, 24-hour fuel station, propane dispensary, boat ramp, liquor store & Post Office.

RED LION BOISE DOWNTOWNER John Beacham 1800 Fairview Ave., Boise, ID 83702 208.343.4920; Fax: 208.383.4997 john.beacham@redlion.com www.redlion.com/Boise Full service hotel with meeting space and on-site catering.

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SACAJAWEA INN Barbara & Walter Soper 705 S. Challis St. Salmon, ID 83467 208.756.2294 sales@hotelsalmon.com www.hotelsalmon.com or www.sacajaweainn.com Hotel with free Wifi, dog friendly, tent space, RV parking, laundry, showers for campers and daily breakfast available.

RED LION HOTEL LEWISTON Laurie Wilson 621 21st St., Lewiston, ID 83501 208.748.1042; Fax: 208.748.1039 lwilson@redlionlewiston.com www.redlion.com/lewiston Hotel with meeting space and on-site catering.

business services CAXTON PRINTERS Lisa Meholchick 312 Main St., Caldwell, ID 83605 208.459.7421; Fax: 208.459.7450 lmeholchick@caxtonprinters.com www.caxtonprinters.com Printing flyers, brochures, books and more.

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ELM OUTFITTERS AND GUIDES TRAINING PROGRAM Michael & Julie Knott PO Box 627, Corvallis, MT 59828 406.961.3603; Fax: 406.961.4915 elmguideschool59@gmail.com www.elmguideschool.com Training for big game guides, packers, wranglers and camp cooks. GOHUNT.COM Kody Smith 1331 N. 3575 W., Cedar City, UT 84721 435.590.9100 kody@goHUNT.com www.goHUNT.com The #1 trafficked western big game hunting website. Offering the ability for outfitters and landowners to sell hunts direct to the public with zero commission. INTERFUSE MEDIA Michael Robertson 15 Technology Prkwy. S. #250 Norcross, GA 30092 mrobertson@interfuse.media www.interfuse.media.com Leading tourism online advertising provider specializing in creating solutions that fit our clients’ needs. Making sense of the digital advertising environment.

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Kit Cave PO Box 37, Riggins, ID 83549 208.315.2255 jakespal@gmail.com Real estate brokerage. See ad page 29.

REDSIDE FOUNDATION Doug Rigby PO Box 8734, Boise, ID 83707 208.740.1192 info@redsidefoundation.org www.redsidefoundation.org Guide support, scholarships and helpline. See ad page 17.

SATMODO, LLC Scott Lindsey 239 Laurel St., #101 San Diego, CA 92101 619.238.0205; Fax: 619.238.0229 scott@satmodo.com www.satmodo.com Rent and sell satellite phone service and equipment.


charter & shuttle transportation CALDWELL TRANSPORTATION COMPANY, INC.

Mike Stephenson 3503 South 10th, Caldwell, ID 83605 800.727.9925, 208.459.6612 208.454.2299 mike@ctcbus.com; www.ctcbus.com Transport rafters to put-ins & from take-outs, with & without trailers. Shuttles & any other transportation needs outfitters may desire. See ad page 16. G & S AVIATION George Dorris PO Box 280, Donnelly, ID 83615 208.325.4432; Fax: 208.325.7816 gsaviate@citlink.net www.gsaviate.com Air taxi service. GEM AIR LLC JoAnn Wolters, Dan Schroeder, David, Jo, Stan & Karl 31 Hamner Drive, Salmon, ID 83467 208.756.7382 flying@gemairflights.com www.gemairflights.com Scheduled flights between Boise and Salmon, Idaho. HARLOW’S BUS SERVICE Jack Hellbusch 14030 Hwy. 55, McCall, ID 83638 866.427.5697, 208.634.1089 Fax: 208.634.1247 admin@goharlows.com www.goharlows.com Bus & van service for all western river guides, outfitters & private party adventures. HELLS CANYON SHUTTLE/SNAKE RIVER SHUTTLE Diana Jensen PO Box 128, Oxbow, OR 97840 800.785.3358 Diana@hellscanyonshuttle.com www.hellscanyonshuttle.com Shuttle service for Hells Canyon & Lower Salmon Rivers.

SAWTOOTH TRANSPORTATION Brian Newkirk PO Box 190001, Boise, ID 83719 208.869.2536 shuttles@sawtoothtrans.com www.sawtoothtrans.com Year round ground transportation services, including car shuttles & van charters for rafters, kayakers, hikers, hunters, fishermen, etc. Airport & hotel transportation.

insurance CBI INSURANCE AGENCY Larel Parkinson PO Box 1120, Eden, UT 84310 866.977.4555 ext.4 Fax: 866.211.7419 larel@cbiins.com; www.cbiins.com Specialized insurance products for outfitters, lodges, resorts. CBIZ SATTLER INSURANCE AGENCY James Sattler 1504 8th St., Lewiston, ID 83501 800.615.8418, 208.743.9426 Fax: 208.748.9433 jsattler@cbizsattler.com www.cbizsattler.com Insurance for all recreational business needs & bonds. ENTERPRISE INSURANCE SERVICES George VanderMeer 1970 E. 17th St., #111C Idaho Falls, ID 83404 208.552.0999; Fax: 208.535.2272 george@enterpriseins.com www.enterpriseins.com Insurance.

KOHOUT COMPANY (THE) Mike Kohout PO Box 307, McCall, ID 83638 1.800.800.4413; 206.972.9218 Mike37idaho@yahoo.com Outfitter and Guide Insurance. See ad page 29.

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manufacturers- distributors-suppliers AIRE (ARGONAUT INFLATABLE RESEARCH & ENGINEERING) Shaun Allumbaugh PO Box 186, Meridian, ID 83680 800.247.3432, 208.888.1772 Fax: 800.701.2473 info@aire.com Manufacture inflatable rafts, kayaks, catarafts & oars. ARCTIC ICE Jim Bockelman 605 Riverfront Drive, Salmon, ID 83467 208.940.1853 arcticice@custerel.net Block & cube ice. BLACK ROCK COOLERS Andy Graham PO Box 723, Belfair, WA 98528 360.434.7986; Fax: 360.275.1555 andy@blackrockcoolers.com www.blackrockcoolers.com Coolers. BUCK KNIVES Bob George 660 S. Lochsa Street Post Falls, ID 83854 800.735.2825 ext.115 208.262.0500 ext.115 Fax: 208.262.0615 bgeorge@buckknives.com www.buckknives.com Knife manufacturer. CAMBRIDGE WELDING & BENDING Cy & Kathryn Wert PO Box 272, Cambridge, ID 83610 Phone/Fax: 208.257.3589 Mkwert@ctcweb.net Firepans, boxes, raft frames, tables. CHAMBERLAIN RANCH Gary Chamberlain HC 63, Box 1770, Challis, ID 83226 208.879.4417; Fax: 208.879.4561 charanch@salmoncountry.net Produce alfalfa and alfalfa grain cubes for packing into the backcountry, certified noxious weed free. DEMAREE INFLATABLE BOATS, INC. Dave Demaree PO Box 307, Friendsville, MD 21531 800.342.8823; Fax: 301.746.5019 dave@dibboats.com www.dibboats.com Manufacturer of inflatable boats, accessories & repair materials.

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MCCALL AVIATION Laura Scott 300 Deinhard Lane, McCall, ID 83638 800.992.6559, 208.634.7137 Fax: 208.634.3917 flying@mccallaviation.com www.mccallaviation.com Scenic & air charter flights for backcountry rafting, hunting, fishing, etc.; fueling services.

SAWTOOTH FLYING SERVICE Mike Dorris 111 Finn Church Lane, McCall, ID 83638 800.798.6105 sawtoothflying@frontier.com www.sawtoothflying.com Complete air transportation for backcountry and inter-city destinations.

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DIAMOND CREEK COMPANY Janet Haddon 527 Main St., Salmon, ID 83467 208.865.2060; Fax: 208.865.2061 diamondcreekcompany@gmail.com Embroidery, screen printing, signs, banners, promotional products.

OUTDOOR EDGE CUTLERY CORP. Ryan Ames 5000 Osage St., #800, Denver, CO 80221 303.530.7667, Fax: 303.530.7020 ryan@outdooredge.com www.outdooredge.com Hunting knives and accessories.

DOWN RIVER EQUIPMENT Phil Walczynski, Wholesale Manager 12100 W. 52nd Ave., #101 Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 303.467.9489 phil@downriverequip.com www.downriverequip.com Rafting equipment A to Z; distributing several brands and our own line of rafting Cargo Gear, made in Colorado. Custom aluminum fabrication, rowing frames, kitchen boxes, camp tables, etc.

PARTNER STEEL COMPANY Rick Eskelson 3187 Pole Line Road Pocatello, ID 83201 208.233.2371; Fax: 208.233.2536 camp@partnersteel.com www.partnersteel.com The best 4-burner stoves, stands, griddles, water purifying systems, coffee pots, John-ny Partner (river toilet) available for outfitters.

DRAGON FLY TARPS Matthew & Stephanie Nelson PO Box 215, Arco, ID 83213 208.680.0706 mattnelson@dragonflytarps.com www.dragonflytarps.com Tarps for shade and weather protection in the backcountry. HYSIDE INFLATABLES Dick DeChant 12100 Sierra Way, Kernville, CA 93238 800.868.5987, 760.376.3723 Fax: 760.376.6014 richard@hyside.com; www.hyside.com Manufacturer of whitewater inflatables (rafts, kayaks, catarafts, boating accessories & frames). JACK’S PLASTIC WELDING Jack Kloepfer 115 S. Main, Aztec, NM 87410 800.742.1904, 505.334.8748 Fax: 505.334.1901 www.jpwinc.com High quality inflatables, dry bags & Paco pads. KRYPTEK Josh Cleghorn 291 E. Shore Dr., #150, Eagle, ID 83616 judy@kryptek.com; www.kryptek.com Camo apparel. MARAVIA CORPORATION Chris Frazee 602 E. 45th St., Boise, ID 83714 208.322.4949, 208.322.5016 mail@maravia.com; www.maravia.com Raft manufacturer.

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NORTHWEST RIVER SUPPLIES Jim MacAllister 2009 S. Main, Moscow, ID 83843 800.243.1677, 208.882.2383 Fax: 877.567.7329 jmacallister@nrsweb.com www.nrsweb.com NRS Hypalon rafts, inflatable kayaks & catarafts engineered to meet outfitter standards with a full line of accessories.

RAY HOLES SADDLE COMPANY John Calhoun 213 W. Main St., Grangeville, ID 83530 208.983.1460 Riding saddles and pack equipment. RIVER MOUNTAIN ROASTS Sheila Rowland 313 Augusta Ave., Salmon, ID 83467 208.756.8423 sheb1@centurytel.net Freshly roasted coffee beans, custom grind/packaging. Personal shopping services in Salmon by appointment only. RUDOLPH LIVESTOCK Norm & Debi Rudolph 27998 Wamstad Rd., Parma, ID 83660 208.722.6749 rudolphlivestock1@yahoo.com Horse leasing & boarding. SELWAY FABRICATION Gary Kittridge & Nate Wilson 2923 Montevista Dr., Boise, ID 83706 Phone/Fax: 208.336.1877 greg@selwayfab.com www.selwayfab.com Riverbanks toilet. SOCKEYE BREWING Tylar Bell 3019 Cole Rd., Boise, ID 83704 208.891.7817; Fax: 208.658.1955 tylarbell@sockeyebrew.com www.sockeyebrew.com Brewery. STREAM TECH BOATS Link Jackson 2930 W. Taft Street, Boise, ID 83703 208.869.7384 www.streamtechboats.com High end inflatable drift boatsmost maneuverable & durable on the market. Capable of extreme whitewater & expedition use. Made for us by Maravia Corp. & include the best drift fishing amenities. Accessories specifically designed for our boats.

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VANGUARD RAFTS & KAYAKS Holly Anderson PO Box 207, Arvada, CO 80001 866.970.6665, 303.940.6665 303.940.6663 HVG77@aol.com www.vanguardinflatables.com Inflatable rafts & kayaks, sport boats.

retail/sportsmen’s supplies & services CARL ZIESS SPORTS OPTIC Barton Dobbs 1138 E. 14th Ave., #12, Denver, CO 80218 303.903.4455; Fax: 303.479.2659 bdobbs@zeiss.com www.ziess.com/sports High performance, German-made binoculars, rifle scopes, laser range finders and spotting scopes. RIVERWEAR Charles & Christy Thompson PO Box 148, Stanley, ID 83278 208.774.3592 mark@riverwear.com Camping and outdoor gear. Boat and Bike rentals, wet suit rentals, out-door clothing & footwear, rafting supplies. SALMON RIVER FOOD PACKS Breann Westfall Salmon, ID 83467 208.756.7002 info@salmonriverfoodpacks.com www.salmonriverfoodpacks.com Custom food packs for private and commercial boaters on the Main Salmon, Middle Fork of the Salmon and Selway Rivers. SITKA MOUNTAIN GEAR Jeff Sposito 1285 N. Rouse Ave., #2A Bozeman, MT 59715 406.522.3375; Fax: 406.522.3387 jsposito@sitkagear.com www.sitkagear.com Outdoor high performance gear.

taxidermists IMPERIAL TAXIDERMY Mitch Sanchotena 121 Hannibal, Caldwell, ID 83605 208.454.9390 idahotaxidermy@msn.com www.imperialtaxidermy.com Taxidermy services. SUNDANCE TAXIDERMY SPECIALISTS Bob Ulshafer 3104 Leslie Drive, Meridian, ID 83642 208.376.6330; Cell: 208.863.8376 Taxidermy services.


all licensed outfitters Helfrich River Outfitters, Inc. Hells Canyon Adventures, III Hells Canyon Jet Boat Trips & Lodging Hells Canyon Raft Inc.,1 & 2 Hells Canyon Sport Fishing Henry’s Fork Anglers, LLC Hicountry Snowmobile Rentals/Ace Powder Guides High Desert Outfitters High Mountain Heli-Skiing Hincks Palisades Creek Ranch Hole Hiking Experience, Inc. (The) Hole In The Wall Lodge Holiday River Expeditions of Idaho Horse Creek Outfitters, Inc. Hughes River Expeditions, Inc. I P Rentals, LLC Idaho Adventures, Inc. Idaho Afloat Idaho Angler, Inc. (The) Idaho Angling Services, LLC Idaho Guest Ranch Idaho Guide Service, Inc. Idaho River Adventures Idaho River Journeys Idaho River Rescue, LLC Idaho Whitetail Adventures Idaho Whitetail Guides Idaho Whitewater Unlimited, Inc. Idaho Wilderness Company Idaho’s Big River Outfitters Indian Grove Outfitters J & V Big Game Outfitters Jackson Hole Mountain Guides Jarrett’s Guide Service JRT Outfitters, LLC Juniper Mountain Outfitters K-Bear River Adventures, Inc. Keller Outfitters Ken Smith’s Hunting Idaho Killgore Adventures, LLC, 1 & 2 Kingfisher River Trips, Inc. Kohls Outfitting Kookaburra Rafting, LLC Korell Outfitters Lake Charters Inc., 1 & 2 Lake-N-Leather Outfitters Lazy J Outfitters, Inc. L-B Fishing & Guide Service Lewis & Clark Trail Adventures Little Lost Outfitters Little Wood River Outfitters Lochsa River Company, LLC Lochsa River Outfitters Lockey U Outfitters, Inc. Lodge At Palisades Creek (The) Loomis Recreational, Inc.

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3 Heart Outfitters 4D Longhorn Guest Ranch 51 Ranch Outfitters 100 Acre Wood B&B Ace Outfitters, Inc. Action Whitewater Adventures Adventure Guide Service Adventure Guides, LLC Adventure Idaho, Inc. Adventure Sport Rentals Adventure Sun Valley/Middle Fork Adventures Adventure West Outfitters Aggipah River Trips America’s Rafting Co., LLC American River Touring Assoc. Arctic Creek Lodge & Tours, Inc. Ascent, Boulder Creek Academy, NW Academy B Bar C Outfitters, Inc. Bar H Bar Ranch, Inc. Barker River Trips, Inc. Barker Trophy Hunts/Barker River Exp. Beamers Heller Bar Excursions Bear Creek Outfitters, LLC Bear Paw Outfitters, 1 & 2 Bear Valley River Company Beaver Creek Lodge, Inc. Bentz River Exploration Big Lost River Outfitters/Mt Borah Big Timber Outfitters, LLC Bigfoot Outfitters, LLC Bighorn Outfitters, Inc. Bike Ranch Bitterroot Outfitters, LLC Blaine County Rec. Dist. Blue Fire Wilderness Therapy Blue Moon Outfitters Bogus Creek Outfitters, Inc. Borderline River Charters Boulder Creek Outfitters, Inc. Bridle Path Quarter Horses, Inc. Brigham Young University - Idaho Broadmouth Canyon Ranch, LLC Brookshire, Dennis Brundage Whitewater Adventures BS Flies & Tackle Buckshot Outfitting Bud Lilly’s Trout Shop Bungalow Outfitters, LLC C4 Ranch, LLC Calaway’s Yellowstone Ranch Canyon Outfitters, Inc.

Canyons River Company Cascade Adventures Cascade Raft and Kayak Castaway Fly Fishing Shop, Inc. Castle Creek Outfitters Cayuse Outfitting, LLC Clark Fork Outfitters Clearwater Drifters/The Guide Shop, 1 & 2 Clearwater Outfitters Clearwater River Company, LLC Clearwater Steelhead Syn. Coeur d’Alene Charters, LLC Coeur d’Alene Outfitters Continental Divide Outfitters Crooked Arrow Outfitters Dayton Adventures, LLC Deadline Outfitters, LLC Deadwood Outfitters Dean Helfrich & Sons Destination Wilderness of Idaho Diamond Charters Diamond D Ranch, Inc. Dreamcastidaho.com, LLC Dry Ridge Outfitters Eagle Charters Eagle Ridge Adventures Elk Creek Outfitters, 1 & 2 Elk Springs Outfitters Elkhorn Village Stables Epley’s Whitewater Adventures Erekson Outfitters River Adventures, Inc. Escape Adventures, Inc. Eureka Institute, Inc. Exodus Wilderness Adventures, Inc. Exum Mountain Guides, Inc. Far & Away, Inc. Fins & Feathers Firehole Ranch, LLC Five Bears Outfitters Flat Iron Outfitting Flow Adventures Flying B Ranch, Inc. Flying Resort Ranches, Inc. Flying Spear Outfitters & Adv., LLC Four Seasons Rental, Inc. Garden Valley Trail Rides Geertson Creek Trail Rides Go Fish! Charters Gospel Mountain Outfitters Granite Creek Guest Ranch, LLC H2O Idaho, LLP Hamilton Outfitters Heart Mountain Outfitters Heavens Gate Outfitters Heise Expeditions, LLC Heise Zip Line, Inc.

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Lost Lakes Outfitters, Inc. Lost River Outfitters Mackay Bar Guest Ranch Mackay Wilderness River Trips, Inc.,1 & 2 Magic Valley Flight Simulator Mainstream Outdoor Adventures Inc. McCall Angler McGarry Ranches, LLC Meadow Creek Outfitters/ Ya-Hoo Corrals Middle Fork Lodge Middle Fork Outfitters, LLC Middle Fork Rapid Transit Corp. Middle Fork River Expeditions, Inc. Middle Fork River Tours Middle Fork Wilderness Outfitters Mike Popp’s Nature Adventures Mile High Outfitters of Idaho, Inc. Miles High Outfitters Momentum River Exp. Moose Creek Ranch Mountain Horse Adventures Mountain River Outfitters, LLC Mountain Travel Sobek Mystic Saddle Ranch National Outdoor Leadership School Natural Retreats SF North Fork Guides North Star River Expeditions, Inc. Northwest Fishing Guide Service Northwest Outfitters Northwest Rafting Co. Northwest River Adventures, LLC Oars Dories Inc. Off The Grid Rafting Adventures On The Clearwater Orange Torpedo Trips Oregon River Experiences, LLC Ore-Ida Council, Boy Scouts America Outer Limits Ouzel Outfitters Payette Powder Guides, LLC Payette River Company, Inc. Pend Oreille Charters, Ltd. Co. Picabo Angler Pioneer Outfitters Piquet Guiding Services Pistol Creek Outfitters Poker Peak Outfitters Pony Creek Outfitters Priest Lake Outdoor Adv./Priest Lake Charters Priest River Canoe Quarter Circle A Outfitters Rafter C Guide & Outfitting, LLC Rapid River Outfitters, LLC Rasmussen Outfitters Rawhide Outfitters, 1 & 2 Red Horse Mountain Lodge Redbone Outfitting Reel Time Fishing Reggear Outfitters Richard Lindsey Richie Outfitters Rider Ranch Ridgerunner Outfitters, LLC Rim Rock Outfitters River Adventures, 1 & 2 River of No Return Lodge, Inc.

River of No Return Wilderness Outfitters Rivers West, Inc. Robson Outfitters Rockin’ M Ranch Wyoming, Inc. Rocky Mountain Guide Ventures Rocky Mountain River Tours, Inc. ROW Adventures Rubicon Outfitting Russell Pond Outfitters, Inc. S & D Adventures, Inc. Salmon Outdoor School Salmon Raft, LLC Salmon River Challenge, Inc. Salmon River Dories/Sundog Exped. Salmon River Experience, Inc. Salmon River Lodge Resort, Inc. Salmon River Rafting Co., Inc. Salmon River Scenic Run Salmon River Tours Co. Sawtooth Adventure Co. Sawtooth Mountain Guides, LLC Sawtooth Wilderness Outfitters Schweitzer MT. Ops., LLC Seagull Charters Selkirk Guiding & Outfitting Selkirk Powder Company Selway Ridgerunners Otfs. Selway Wilderness Outfitters, LLC Seven Devils Lodge & Ranch Shattuck Creek Outfitters Shepp Ranch Sierra Club Silver Cloud Expeditions, Inc. Silver Creek Outfitters, Inc. #1 & #2 Silver Streak Zip Line Tours Silver Spur Outfitter & Lodge, Inc. Sinker Creek Outfitters, LLC Smiley Creek Lodge, LLC Smokey Canyon Outfitters Smoky Mountain Outfitters of Sun Valley Snake River Adventures, LLC Snake River Adventures/Adv. Afloat Snake River Queen Enterprises SOAR Northwest River Co., 1 & 2 Soldier Mountain Ski Area Solitude River Trips, Inc. Southern Idaho Fishing Excursions, LLC Spring Cove Outfitters St. Joe Outfitters & Guides, Inc. Steel Dreams Guide Service Storm Creek Outfitters, LLC Stott’s Fishing Adventures Stub Creek, Inc. Sulphur Creek Ranch Summit Outfitters, LLC Sun Valley Company Sun Valley Helicopter Ski Guides, Inc. Sun Valley Mountain Guides, LLC Sun Valley Trekking, LLC Sunrise-P-River Ranch, LLC Swan Falls Excursions Swan Valley Outfitters Swiftwater Outfitters Swiftwater Safety Instruction Table Mountain Outfitters Takedown Guide Service Tamarack Canopy Tours Tamarack Resort, LLC Targhee Snowmobile Tours Teton Mountain Ranch

Teton Outfitters, Linn Canyon Ranch Teton Valley Lodge, Inc. The Last Resort The River Company, 1 & 2 Thirsty Fish Outfitters Thousand Springs Tours Three Bear Rentals, LLC Three Rivers Rafting Three Rivers Ranch, 1 & 2 Tight Lines Inc. Tom Loder’s Panhandle Outfitters, Inc. Tour West, Inc. Triple O Outfitters Trouthunter, LLC Valley Ranch Outfitters Vic & LA’s Big Adventures Wapiti River Guides War Eagle Outfitter & Guides We Scout 4 U.com Weitas Creek Outfitters, 1 & 2 Western Pleasure, Inc. Western Spirit, Inc. Western Spirit Cycling, Inc. Whiskey Mountain Outfitters White Cloud Outfitters White Cloud Rafting Adventures White Otter Outdoor Adventures Whitebird Summit Adventures, LLC Whitewater Adv./Custom River Tours Whitewater Expeditions Wild Horse Creek Ranch, LLC Wild Idaho Outfitters, Inc. Wild River Adventures Wilderness Charters of Priest Lake Wilderness River Outfitters & Trail Exp., Inc. Willey Ranch Outfitters Wind River Outfitters Winding Waters River Expeditions, Inc. WNG, Inc. World Cast Anglers, LLC, 1, 2 & 3 YD Adventures Yellow Jacket River Guides, Inc. Yellow Wolf Ranch Yellowstone Adventures, Inc. Yellowstone Arctic\Yamaha, Inc. York Outfitters Youren Outfitters Z & S Outfitters, Inc. Zip Idaho ,LLC Zoller’s Outdoor Odysseys, Inc. Zoo Town Surfers, Inc.


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outfitters and guides code of ethics

individual associates voting guide members guide members Ambelang, Andrew Joseph Anderson, Bob Bender, Joel Brookshire, Gary Bukowsky, Al Chroninger, Andrew Colgan, Spencer Cortright, Jessica Demerse, Lynn Demerse, Mike Edson, Greg Ellis, Stephanie Gehrman, Mike Hamilton, Cody Helfrich, Aaron Helfrich, David Helfrich, Kelsey Hovey, Mike Jarvis, Galen Jesse, Dennis Juza, Jim McGowan, Larry Moser, Shane Murphy, Jim O’Connell, Erika Pogue, Dean Power, Gary Rigby, Doug Rouse, Jesse Sevy, Bob Strenge, Sena Tremain, Tom Williams, J.R.

individual associates Blackburn, Joe Cullinane, Ray Fisher, Shelly Grossbaum, Sadie Kobe, Matt Krenz, Fred Mills, Dave & Sheila Nachbar, Dick Reynolds, Brian Rust, Mike Simplify, Laura Stephens, Ted Tonsmeire, Elizabeth VanderWel, Mark

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Ambagis, Luke R. Aronson, Ryan Behler, Patrick Borchert, Warren Burson, Mike Butler, Conner Chaffin, Brian Clements, Mason Douglas Conner, Michael H. Cox, Callun Crandal, Neal Cranney, Justin Cranney, Luke Darnell, Kirk Deen, Justin Deutchman, Dagney Ellis, Tate Fabens, Isabella Fredian, Amicaya Freestone, Steve Handy, Dave Hansen, Dane Hardin, Stephen Haynes, Adam James Herold, Tony Karoleski, Thomas Kay, Brandon Kay, Jesse Tyler Kite, Travis Lamb, Lloyd Lanek, Paul Lawrence, Douglas Ledgerwood, Thad Libby, Liam Lindsay, Joe Matthews, Will McLeod, Mike Murray, Allison Pardue, Eric Price, Elizabeth Pulver, Jocelyn Rodriquez, Jorge Roussis, Orea Schultz, Steve Smith, Jeffrey Stone, Jesse Styer, Alison Sullivan, Cian Surbaugh, Jeff Taylor, Pat Tervort, Jared Tweto, Hal Ward, Cory Wassmuth, Austin Weisenburg, William Paul Westfall, Zach Wilmeth, Stephen Woznick, Kyle Young, Frank

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1. The outfitter and guide will utilize his knowledge and skill for the benefit of the public and the profession he serves. He will cooperatively strive to extend the public knowledge and appreciation of his profession. 2. He shall advertise only in a dignified manner, setting forth a factual presentation of the services he is prepared to render for his prospective clients or the public and the cost of such services. 3. If he has the responsibility to furnish boats, stock or other equipment, the equipment furnished shall be safely maintained, operated and handled; the stock in such a situation conditioned to the job at hand. He shall maintain adequate sanitary service facilities and serve clean, wholesome food; both services to be conditioned only by the primitiveness of the surroundings. 4. He shall be licensed and bonded as an outfitter and guide by the State of Idaho and shall adhere to the laws and regulations, Federal and State, which govern the profession. 5. He will support the fish and game laws and will be fully able to use approved methods in the care of wildlife meat and trophies. He shall protect the fields and forests from the ravages of wild fire and support the conservation of natural resources. 6. The outfitter and guide will be loyal to his client or employer and perform his job to the best of his ability at all times. 7. He shall respect the rights of other outfitters and guides and shall not, without just cause, directly or indirectly, injure their reputation or business. He will refrain from expressing publicly opinions in regard to his associates or on allied technical subjects, unless he is informed as to facts relating thereto. 8. He will guard his profession against the admission to its ranks of persons unqualified because of the lack of good moral character or who are, because of inadequate training, unable to perform as a professional. 9. He will cooperate in extending training opportunities to others through an interchange of ideas and experiences and by seeking other means to assure the longevity of the profession. 10. The outfitter and guide shall direct his best efforts towards the fulfillment of his contractual obligations, but he shall do nothing that will infringe on the rights of his guest or the cause of good sportsmanship. 11. He shall practice appropriate minimum-impact camping techniques, and he shall cooperate with other outfitters and guides and agency personnel to continue to develop better methods of caring for the lands and waters upon which he outfits and guides.

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