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  Premier Guide Service & Outfitter   Brookings, Oregon
Rivers Fishing

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•   Premier Guide Service & Outfitter   • Southern Oregon,
Northern California,
& Alaska Fishing

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•   Premier Guide Service & Outfitter   • Guide Service and Outfitter for River
Salmon & Steelhead.

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Our Signature Trips

•   Chetco River   •

The Chetco is one of Oregon’s premier salmon and steelhead rivers, and our most popular fishery. It produces more kings over 50 pounds.

•   Smith River   •

The Smith River is known for its large run of giant king salmon, as well as numerous steelhead of over 20 pounds.

•   Rogue River   •

The Rogue River is one of the few rivers in the world that has salmon and steelhead fishing twelve months a year!

•   Coos and Coquille   •

The Coquille and Coos Bays have most prolific early fall salmon fishing on Oregon Coast!

•   Elk and Sixes   •

For sheer numbers of king salmon, the Elk River is hard to beat. The Elk and Sixes both have late fall runs, peaking in December.

•   Brookings Ocean Charters   •

Capt. Andy Martin spent 10 years guiding in Alaska but now guides and runs charter boats year round in Brookings, Oregon.

Call Captain Andy Martin   •   541.813.1082 / 206.388.8988 Wild Rivers Fishing, P.O. Box 1646, Brookings, OR 97415

About Pro River Guide
& Charter Boat Captain Andy Martin


First, let me introduce myself. I’m Andy Martin, a full-time river guide and saltwater charter boat captain in Brooking, Oregon. As long as I can remember, fishing has been my passion. I grew up fishing the Chetco, Rogue and Smith rivers, and had my first drift boat long before I was old enough to drive a car.

I’m fortunate to have one of the greatest jobs in the world. I have the opportunity to take people fishing almost every day, and I work hard to make sure my customers have the ultimate fishing experience. The rivers I fish in Southern Oregon and Northern California, as well as the coastal waters out of the Port of Brookings, are among the most scenic areas of the world, and have some of the best fishing anywhere. I provide the best equipment and boats, and make sure you have an easy-going trip with the best possible chance at catching fish.

Aside from putting you on fish, my goal is to make sure you have an enjoyable time on the water. I’m friendly, more than willing to pass on information about the rivers and fish, and give a full effort in making your trip one you will always remember. The guides who work with Wild Rivers Fishing are full-time, year-round, professional river guides and saltwater charter boat captains.

Chetco River Record Salmon

Chetco River Record Salmon


When Wayne Smith felt a massive tug on the end of his line during a trip down the Chetco River in November 2011, he knew instantly he had hooked the biggest salmon of his life. But he had not idea the trophy king that just smacked his plug would be perhaps the biggest ever caught on the Chetco.

Fishing with guide Andy Martin of Wild Rivers Fishing, Wayne landed a 65-pound king rivaling the size of those caught on Alaska’s famous Kenai River. The giant salmon, caught on a HawgNose FlatFish, is the new unofficial Chetco River record, and by far the largest king caught in decades on the Chetco. But Wayne isn’t alone in catching enormous salmon on the Chetco. Clients of Andy have landed several trophy kings over 50 pounds in recent years, giving Andy a well-earned reputation as one of the top guides at getting customers into lunker-size fish.

Fall salmon fishing is in full swing on the Rogue, Coquille and Coos, and about to heat up on the upper Klamath. The first several fish have now been caught at the mouth of the Chetco. Here's a photo from our trip today on the lower Coquille - my daughter Alexandra with her first-ever king salmon.

Capt. Andy Martin

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"Thank you Andy. What a great day! You are the hardest working guide I have ever enjoyed fishing with. The very best. See you again!"

Dan Eye


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"Andy, the drift boat trip down the Chetco River was a blast. Your affable personality and patience go well with your fishing guide profession. The scenery was beautiful, and the fishing a blast. I hope to enlist your services again. Thank you for all the effort you put forth to make our day memorable!"

Jeff Chambers

Sacramento, California

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"Thanks for the great memories you gave me and my son. We had a blast."

John and Tyler Curry

Reno, Nevada

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"Thanks for a great day of fishing and making sure Kris got her first steelhead. We had a great time and hope to fish with you again sometime soon."

Ed Galazzo

Bend, Oregon

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"Just a quick note to say thank you again for the great fishing trips we had with you. I know you worked hard and we both appreciated it. Can't wait till we get together on the Smith next month."

Paul and Karen Pagel

Sunnyvale, California

Solid salmon runs expected on Chetco, Smith

With a strong run of king salmon last year on the Rogue River, and big numbers of jack salmon in the Chetco and Smith rivers, the run forecast for 2018 is promising. The Rogue Bay was the salmon hot spot for all of Oregon, and should fish well again this year. With a lot of 3-year-old salmon in the Rogue last year, we are expecting a healthy run of 4-year-old salmon in the Chetco, Smith and Rogue, since those fish tend to spend the ocean portion of their life in the same area, and their runs are usually similar.

The Rogue salmon season begins in mid-July. The Chetco will see salmon at the mouth of the river, with the best drift boat fishing in October and November. The Smith fishes best from late October through November. The three rivers produce some of the biggest king salmon on the entire West Coast.

Call (541) 813-1082 or email to book a trip.