Pete's Fishing Guide Service

(509) 386-0582

Hells Canyon Fishing Guide
Snake River Fishing Trip

If you're looking for a world-renowned fishing experience, the search is over. For over 35 years, Pete's Snake River Fishing Guide Service has provided Hells Canyon anglers with phenomenal guided fishing Experiences & Exciting memories while helping them boat some Ferocious Snake River Steelhead caught in the Pacific Northwest!












Pete's Hells Canyon Fishing Guide Service will put you onto fish. Steelhead is well known for fighting once they take your line for a wild ride... You better hold on! Steelhead game fish make their way over Lower Granite Dam to the Snake River in Hells Canyon from October - February. The steelhead weigh in at anywhere from five to seventeen pounds and the average weight for a steelhead in Pete's experience is ten pounds.

Peak season for steelhead fishing near Lewiston, Idaho and Clarkston, Washington is from October through December. Some might call those chilly months but our 25' covered jet boat is heated and fishes up to six people. This means you and a few fishing trip buddies can spend the day in comfort. We leave the Heller Bar boat ramp, on the Washington side of the Snake River, at 7am Pacific Time. We're fully loaded with coffee, soft drinks, bottled water and all the fishing trip gear you'll need - including a seasoned Snake River Fishing Guide and someone to clean every fish you catch and keep.


You'll need to bring a lunch, your Washington or Idaho fishing license, your steelhead card and a cooler for your fish. Dress for fall weather and pack some light rain gear - a little rain shouldn't get in the way of your incredible day fishing for Steelhead in Hells Canyon. Don't forget your camera! We offer the best Idaho Steelhead Fishing Trips On The Snake River.


Pete knows the Snake River and how steelhead travel it so you'll spend the day hitting the best fishing holes below Hells Canyon Dam and deciding which of your catch you're going to keep and which you'll release. Pete is one of the best Northwest Steelhead Fishing Guides in Hells Canyon.

After a full day fishing and catching, we land you back at Heller Bar at 4pm Pacific Time. You'll take home a cooler of fresh-caught and cleaned steelhead, a memory full of stories and the history of Hells Canyon and Echos of "Fish On" ringing in your ears.

Our Northwest Steelhead fishing trips are Exciting & Affordable. We take everyone Hells Canyon Steelhead fishing; Experienced Anglers, People Looking for a New Adventure and Families. Call Us Today To Book Your Snake River Steelhead Fishing Trip with Pete Paolino. 509-386-0582

25 ft. covered, heated, lots of room & storage, fishes up to six customers. Licensed by the United States Coast Guard and the Washington Department of Fish and Game, Pete's Fishing Guide Service is fully insured and certified in First Aid and CPR. Multi-Day Seasons

Rates: $175 per person, per day; 3 person minimum. Click here to reserve your Hells Canyon Fishing adventure.

Hours: Leave at 7:00 a.m. from Heller Bar boat ramp. Arrive back at 4:00 p.m.

We Provide: Professional guide service, coffee, soft drinks, bottled water, all fishing gear & fish cleaning.

Customer's Need to Bring: Washington fishing license or Idaho fishing license, steelhead card, light rain gear, cooler for fish, dress for fall weather, lunch & a camera.

But don't take our word for it...

Our steelhead fishing journey up Hells Canyon was one that we will never forget. Your narration and navigation of the Canyon went beyond our expectations. The knowledge that you have of Hells Canyon was outstanding!" - Rich, Rick, Randy, Matt Brewer New Bend, WA
The fishing was outstanding. You are a great teacher and the huge steelhead that we brought back home to smoke goes beyond words. Great time with great new friends. We will be back! I cannot wait! - Mark B.