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Kurt Killgore Lands a Nice Steelhead!

Hello Fans!  We’ve been busy getting our website into order, and freshened up for the new 2015 jet boating season.

You’ll find the 2015 Non-Motorized Dates are posted here.

We’ve also added a new feature to so that our fans will find it much easier to stay in the loop with us and get notified of special events we might host, news of Hells Canyon Jet Boat tours, water levels and when the fishing is hot.

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Here’s to a fantastic, adventure filled spring and summer 2015.   With the winter experienced through most of the US, it’ll be good to plan for warmth and sunshine!


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Hells Canyon Steelhead & Salmon Jet Boat Fishing

Degerstrom Oct 2014 fishing tripDegerstrom October 2014 fishing trip Hells Canyon Steelhead & Salmon Jet Boat Fishing near White Bird, Idaho,  is in full swing at Killgore Adventures. Jet Boats are busy at the confluence of the Salmon River and Snake River today with two jet boats and ten fisherman going after the hard fighting Salmon and Steelhead. Guides Homer Brown and Kurt Killgore along with Ryan Whitten are manuvering their boats to where the fish are. They landing over 20 fish today.

Idaho Whitewater Adventure Trips

Tourists  wanting the thrill of a whitewater experience without the strenuous effort needed in big whitewater like Hells Canyon has to offer, may like to run those same exciting rapids in a higher and somewhat dryer jet boat. The state of the art jet boats available today have powerful pumps that allow them the agility to maneuver through class 4 and 5 rapids with ease, safely. Being able to experience the deepest gorge in North America by raft or Jet Boat is being added to more and more Senior’s bucket lists lately. This is an opportunity for seniors to visit a wilderness area without having to ride a mule or carry a 40 pound back pack. They love it.

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Idaho Outfitter, Killgore Adventures Attends Pacific Northwest Sportsmen’s Show

Idaho Outfitter, Killgore Adventures attends Pacific Northwest Sportsmen’s Show in Portland, Oregon Wednesday February 5th through the 9th. Their booth, manned by Captain’s Kurt Killgore and Homer Brown, both from White Bird, Idaho will be showing off their new Tour and fishing video produced by Jack High at  The video will be highlighting Hells Canyon Sturgeon fishing as well as fall Steelhead and Salmon fishing on the Salmon River and Snake River in Hells Canyon. Be sure and stop by their booth if you are in the Portland area this week. The tour and fishing videos can be seen on


Hells Canyon Wild River Jet Boat Tour with Killgore Adventures

On Killgore Adventures 6 hour tour you will see the deepest most rugged part of Hells Canyon. Their jet boats will take you through all of the Wild River section and the Natural Preserve area and through all the biggest whitewater rapids in Hells Canyon. Along with stops at the many historical and scenic sites, as well as the wildlife sightings, this tour includes lunch, beverages and a stop for a swim.

Lodging, RV spaces and camping are offered on the Salmon River near White Bird at the Killgore Adventure facility.

Hells Canyon Snake River Sturgeon, Trout, Bass Fishing

Jared McCulley and friends from Grangeville, Idaho landed 8 Sturgeon over 7 feet long on their July 5th jet boat adventure with Hells Canyon Outfitter, Killgore Adventures from White Bird. Their guide Homer Brown, maneuvered his twin engine jet boat to all the right places ! The trout fishing and bass fishing in Hells Canyon is very dependable, especially with the lower water flows we are experiencing in the mornings. Fish tacos again tonight.

Experience America’s Deepest Canyon and its Historical Significance on a Snake River Jet Boat Tour

Historical tours are 6 hours and go as far as Sheep Creek in Hells Canyon. We lead the group on a 500 yard hike to view and learn about the history behind the Indian Petroglyphs. Historical Group Tours are available during the months of March, April, May, September and October.

Hells Canyon/Salmon River Special Loop Tour

The Salmon River conditions are just right to begin our rare, but exciting Loop Tour! This tour starts at Pittsburgh Landing on the Snake River in Hells Canyon and loops around to the Salmon River into White Bird, where it ends at Killgore Adventures private beach. See the beautiful and scenic Hells Canyon as well as the Blue Canyon, Snow Hole Canyon and the Green Canyon of the Salmon River. It’s two tours in one!

The Loop Tour can only be run when the river conditions are at a very specific flow. This usually happens only once or twice a year. Don’t miss out! Call or email us for more information! 800-469-8757


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On Your Way to Sturgis, Go To Hell….That is, Hells Canyon…

On your way to or from the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota, consider stopping in White Bird, Idaho and going on a Hells Canyon Wild River Tour. We have wonderful camping, full RV hookups and a motel right on the Salmon River and we are only 15 miles from the Snake River in Hells Canyon. It would be a great addition to your trip!  Give us a call at 800-469-8757 for more information.


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Come Fishing! Sturgeon, Bass and Trout Fishing on the Salmon River!

These last few days have been amazing fishing here on the Salmon River. We’ve had several groups out catching huge sturgeon, piles of bass and some big trout!!  Our Salmon River trips are $250/person, with only a two-person minimum. Come fishing with us!!

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