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Washington's #1 Guided Fly Fishing Trip


Washington's Year Round Blue Ribbon Trout Fishery


Yakima River Fly Fishing

The Yakima River is in Washington State about 2 hours east of Seattle in the rain-shadow of the Cascade Mountains.   The Yakima is Washington's only Blue Ribbon River and is a popular day trip for anglers from the Seattle area, although many guests elect to stay at Canyon River Ranch Lodge which is next door to Red's Fly Shop and Canyon River Grill. The Yakima is considered a "Big Western" style river and attracts anglers from all over the world wanting to pursue a high quality floating and fly fishing experience.

Our Yakima River guided trips are float style adventures and most fishing is done from a moving drift boat or fishing raft with 2 anglers in each boat. We float anywhere from 5-20 miles in a single day depending upon river conditions. If anglers enjoy wading, simply express this to your guide and they will do their best to give you the best possible wade fishing experience.

Cost & Trip Details

  • 8+ Hour Full Day Trip: $525, March 1st - Nov. 15th
  • 4-5 Hour Half Day Trip: $395, March 1st - Nov. 15th
  • Winter Rate: $395, Nov. 16th - Feb. 28th (Includes Lunch)
  • Single Angler Full Day Trip: $450, March 1st - Nov. 15th
  • Prices are based on double occupancy.
  • A 3rd Angler may be added to the boat for an additional $175.

Yakima River Trips Include:

  • Flies, tippet, and small tackle
  • Fly Rods and Reels (bring your own if you have it)
  • Shuttle service while fishing in the Yakima Canyon
  • Full Day/Twilight Highlight trips include a riverside lunch
  • Non-alcoholic Beverages
  • Lunches may be added to Half Day Trips upon request
  • Waders and boots available for rent

"There is endless opportunity on the Yakima River with nearly 80 miles of scenic water."  

- Erik Hanson, Seattle, WA

The Red's Fly Shop Guide Team

We are unapologetic about proclaiming the prowess and professionalism of our fly shop staff and guides. Between our shop staff and subcontractor guides we have approximately 30 team members. Their blend of ambition, competitiveness, kindness, fishing skill, work ethic, and patience are like no crew we've ever seen. Our staff is the ultimate team. This means teaching each other, sharing secret fly patterns, insider fishing reports, and helping our other guides on the river get into more fish.  

Red's has been at this for a long time and putting together a franchise like this was no accident. We look for talent, character, unique skills, and a strong sense of "customer first" attitude. We're here to serve the customer. That's our mission.

Deposit and Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made by the customer less than 72 hours from the start time, will forfeit 50% of the total cost. If you cancel more than 72 hours from the start time, you may reschedule or request a refund minus 5%. Cancellations within 24 hours or failure to show will forfeit 100% of the trip cost. If Red's decides to cancel the event due to adverse conditions the customer may request a full refund.


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