The river is surrounded by steep, rugged canyon walls that rise from 3000 to 4000 feet above the river level. Dense conifer forests blend into grassy slopes set off by scattered conifers.

Flora & Fauna can be see at every bend in the Grande Ronde!

About A Grande Ronde Guide Service

John Sullivan is a local guide available year round for STEELHEAD fishing from late September to March on the Grande Ronde River in NE Oregon and SE Washington.

John has guided this river for over 40 years, fishing it over 8000 river miles.  Living on the river has furthered Johns knowledge of not only the fish, but the geology, flora and fauna of the area.

John fishes with both Gear and Flies!

Beginner to Expert, Young and Old!


Safety, Integrity & Courtesy are priority!

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Steelhead in the Grande Ronde average 6-10 pounds, with 15-pound fish possible.


Smallmouth Bass fishing on the Grande Ronde is a perfect getaway for families, bachelor parties or any special occasions.  

Now taking reservations for Smallmouth Bass Fishing!!!

Smallmouth Bass are abundant and are one of the most sought after of all the game fish. Its appeal spans cultures, age groups and genders to tap on the heart strings of anglers everywhere. Our Smallmouth Bass season runs from Memorial Day through August!


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Holding guide licenses in both states, John provides an excellent experience for all anglers.  Licensed  and Insured in NE Oregon and SE Washington.