The Fish We Seek
Spring Chinook: The premier eating salmon. Hard fighting, 15-30#; just the best.
Fall “Trophy Chinook”: The King of the Salmon, 20-60#;
average is around 25-45#. Very hard fighting and fit not only to
eat but also to put on the wall.
Ocean Coho: Lots
of these. Very aggressive, 5-20#; very acrobatic. Super on the BQ.
Winter Steelhead: These ocean-going
rainbow trout are amazing fighters and jumpers. For the winter fisherman these raft trips
are great fun. We go where most “Drift Boats” dare not go!
Halibut: A unique fishery here in Oregon, where we target fish in 30 to 50 feet of water and land them on salmon-style tackle.
“Oregon is blessed with many good fishing guides, a few of whom have even been around as long as John Krauthoefer. Fewer yet offer John's combination of immaculate, seaworthy boat and equipment, a 24-7 sense of safety, glib, articulate personality and, best of all, his unheralded and incredible success rate for clients.” —Bill Monroe,Oregonian Columnist