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Archives for 2012

Steelhead Fly Fishing at White Bird on the Salmoin River

Debbee Trent and friends have been keeping their flies in the water diligently the past week and it is paying off. Debbee hooked 4 Steelhead and landed one, Al Emerick enticed two onto his fly at the mouth of White Bird Creek and landed one, Fran Noal came over from the Clearwater and hooked three and landed one wild one. Pam Harris hooked six and landed 2, and Jim Harris hooked four and landed two. Fran says the fishing is better on the Salmon River now. They all commented that the river is lower and clearer than they have seen the river before.
This group of friends travel to Killgore Adventures RV Park every year to fly fish for steelhead, ” Spey style”  ( Spey fishing you use a larger rod and cast with two hands) Killgore Adventures jet boats can transport fly fisherman to the roadless sections of the lower Salmon River and in Hells Canyon for some superb fly fishing.

Salmon River RV Park and Lodging accommodations

RV Park and Motel accommodations for your hunting and fishing adventures this fall are convieniently located on the Salmon River near White Bird. This riverside location is just 10 minutes from the National Forest Lands for big game hunting and chukar hunting. The Snake River in Hells Canyon is 17 miles from Killgore Adventures headquarters. Steelhead fishing has been great the past few days and there are a lot of chukars this year due to the dry weather. Trout fishing in Hells Canyon has been excellant. Jet Boat transports are available for chukar hunting as well as jet boat fishing charters on the Salmon River and in Hells Canyon on the Snake River.

Steelhead fishing and Chukar hunting Hells Canyon and Salmon River

Steelhead, and trout fishing have been very productive for Killgore Adventures jet boat fishing trips the past few days. Yesterdays trip boated 30 trout from 15 inches to 191/2 inches. The previous day both Salmon and steelhead were caught at the confluence of the Salmon River and the Snake River in Hells Canyon. While catching fish, the chukars provided the inticing sounds to bring the shot guns on their next fishing trip. The dry weather has made for an abundance of chukars on the banks of the Salmon River and in Hells Canyon on the Snake River.

Hells Canyon Long Range Shoot Results

Hells Canyon Long Range Shoot had 42 shooters competing for the top prize. The varied terrain and course with the life size animal strategically placed at distances from 100 yards to 1000+ yards definitely provided for a challenging competition.

Hells Canyon Long Range Shoot! The Perfect Tune-Up For Hunting Season!

Hells Canyon Long Range Shoot is gearing up to be an exciting event!

Vortex Scopes are our top prizes for both the Big Game and small Game events. Continental breakfast Saturday Morning and a BBQ dinner Saturday night.

This White Bird, Idaho event is being hosted by Killgore Adventures and Sportsmans Challenge  The date of this annual event is Memorial Weekend, September 1st and 2nd, 2012.

Online registration is available at   Rules and regulations are also available on that Sportsmans Challenge website for the big game event as well as the small game event.

This is an exciting event in that we have a few CHAMPION long range shooters who will participate in the shoot as well as many novice shooters.

Sunday September 2nd will be the FUN DAY SHOOT where folks can practice their shooting skills with varied target distances.

Lodging is available at Killgore Adventures for RV Parking, Tent Camping and Motel accommodations on the Salmon River, just 2 miles from the long range shooting event. Call us at 800 469 8757 for additional information or reservations.

3rd Annual Memorial Weekend ATV rally at Killgore Adventures

Well over 200 ATV riders came from Washington, Idaho, Utah and as far as Minnesota for the 3rd annual Memorial weekend ride here at Killgore Adventures. These ATV enthusiasts rode from Whitebird to Kirkwood Ranch, Big Canyon, and Square Mountain.

Cyclists Vacation in North Central Idaho

If you’ve ever wanted go on an Idaho Bike Ride Vacation; now is the time: Ride is putting on a 7 day bike ride through North Central Idaho this August. Their first night of camping will be in White Bird. Guests signing up for this vacation will have the opportunity to raft a section of the famous Salmon River or take a Jet boat tour through the deepest gorge in North America ” Hells Canyon” come join the fun and paddle through rapids, or jet boat through the deepest part of Hells Canyon and see wildlife.

Hells Canyon Idaho Jet Boat Tours on Snake River near White Bird

We are now booking our Hells Canyon Wild River Jet Boat Tour on the Snake River for the 2012 season!  Our Wild River Tour takes you up river through the deepest, most rugged part of Hells Canyon and through all the big, exciting whitewater rapids!  You and your family will enjoy a fun day on the river while visiting a historical museum and cabin, eating lunch at the Hells Canyon Dam & Visitors Center, and stopping for a refreshing swim on a nice sandy beach!  You may see a variety of wildlife such as bears, bald eagles, big horn sheep, deer, and elk.  This is a great vacation for everyone.   

Lodging & RV spaces are available along the beautiful Salmon River near White Bird, Idaho.  Call today and reserve your spot on our Wild River Tour in Hells Canyon Idaho!   800 469 8757

3rd Annual Hells Canyon Idaho ATV Ride set for Memorial Day Weekend 2012

The 3rd Annual Idaho Hells Canyon ATV Ride, presented by Harold Morris and the Idaho Pathfinders, is set for Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-28, 2012!  Three rides will be put on throughout the weekend including rides into Kirkwood Historical Ranch, Big Canyon, and the 3rd ride will be hosted by Idaho Pathfinders of White Bird, Idaho.  Headquarters will be at Killgore Adventures RV Park & Motel along the beautiful Salmon River in White Bird, Idaho!  RV Spaces, Tent Camping, & Lodging are also available for convenient accommodations. 

ATV Rides &  Saturday Night Potluck New York Steak BBQ  for all ATV riders $12 per person.  Don’t miss out on this fun-filled weekend of seeing Hells Canyon, North America’s Deepest gorge and the beautiful National Forests of Idaho!

For ATV Ride sign-up and lodging reservations call 800 469 8757.  For more information about ATV Rides, contact Harold Morris at 208-660-8992.

Hells Canyon Idaho Jet Boat Tours for 2012 Season

We are now booking our Hells Canyon Wild River Jet Boat Tours for the 2012 season.  Come see the deepest gorge in North America, near White Bird, Idaho,  on our comfortable 36′ Jet Boat!  On our tour, we take you through the deepest most rugged part of Hells Canyon and through all the big, exciting whitewater rapids.  Throughout the day we make stops at a historical museum on Kirkwood Ranch, stop at Sheep Creek Ranch, and eat lunch at the Hells Canyon Dam & Visitors Center.  In our summer months, June-August, we stop at a nice sandy beach for a refreshing swim in the Snake River!   Wildlife you may see are Big Horn Sheep, Bears, Bald Eagles, Deer, and Elk. 

Lodging, RV Park, and Tent Spaces are also available along the beautiful Salmon River near White Bird.   Enjoy a fun-filled vacation in the heart of North Central Idaho where you will see 2 of the biggest, most powerful rivers in Idaho, the Salmon River and the Snake River.  It’s a great trip for the entire family!  You don’t want to miss it! Call 800 469 8757 for your tour and lodging reservations!