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Williamson River Fish Shack

The key to the Williamson River’s giant trout lies in the hypereutrophic shallows of Klamath Lake where wild rainbows can grow to 20 inches in three years. As the lake warms, these rainbow trout migrate into the cold flowing tributaries, the most notable of which is the Williamson River. A river of many moods, the Williamson requires the visiting angler to utilize every trick in the book and the rewards are worth it with many fish exceeding 20 inches and fish upwards of 10 pounds possible.

To best fish this remarkable system we have paired with a favorite guide, Paul McDonald. Paul is a Kiwi who guides winters at Poronui Lodge on New Zealand’s North Island and guides in Southern Oregon the rest of the year. He is top level predator, a great all around guide and upbeat true pleasure to be a round. For anglers that don’t require anything fancy and enjoy long hours on the water, this two person program with modest riverside accommodations is a gem that we are confident you will enjoy.

2017 Rate: $1125 per person for a 2 night / 3 day package based on double occupancy

Note: day trips and single angler packages available upon request

Included: Accommodations and meals at the lodge/camp, guided fishing, rods/reels, flies and/or terminal tackle.
Not Included: Transportation to/from the lodge/camp, waders and boots, alcohol, gratuities.

Please give David a call at 800.552.2729 or email to inquire about this riverside operation on on one of the west’s most unique trophy trout systems.