Steelhead outfitters based in Hood River, OR is an outfitter business offering guided trips for trout and summer steelhead on the wild and scenic Deschutes river. Owner Sam Sickles was born and raised in Oregon and has well over twenty years of experience fishing its waters. Over the last decade, Sam has become one of the most recognizable and respected fishing guides on the Deschutes. Steelhead Outfitters also offers guided trips on the Sandy and Clackamas Rivers as well as Washington’s Klickitat River. You will not find a harder working, more experienced and conscientious guide than Sam. Along with being a great guide, Sam is an expert boat operator, spey casting instructor and angler. Sam Sickles holds a US Coast Guard License, as well as, a Special Recreation Permit through the Bureau of Land Management to operate a powerboat on the Deschutes, both Oregon and Washington Guide Licenses, First Aid and CPR training and is insured and bonded.
PO Box 115
Hood River, OR 97031