Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Cabo Mexico fishing outfitter

Top Rated Fishing Guides for Steelhead, Salmon, White Sturgeon, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye and Kokanee.

Guiding fishing trips on the Columbia, Snake, Clearwater, Grande Ronde Rivers and Dworshak Reservoir.

Reel Time Fishing Guide Services

Voted Best in the Pacific Northwest

Clearwater River Steelhead Fishing Report 2023

Steelhead

Steelhead fishing is by far our most popular fishery, extending out over seven months from September to March.

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Salmon

Salmon is one of the most prized species of all fish in the Pacific Northwest. 

Clearwater River Steelhead Fishing Report 2023

Sturgeon

Sturgeon are the largest freshwater fish in North America. A true trophy catch for anyone.

Clearwater River Steelhead Fishing Report 2023

Smallmouth Bass

Smallmouth fishing peaks around June and continues into early September. It is not uncommon to catch over 100 fish a day.

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Walleye

The Columbia River below John Day Dam and McNary Dam is home to some of the best Walleye fishing in the state of Washington.

Clearwater River Steelhead Fishing Report 2023

Kokanee

Dworshak Reservoir is home to one of the largest populations of Kokanee in the state of Idaho. We offer Kokanee trips from February through July.

Cabo Fishing

Now Offering Fishing Charters In Cabo San Lucas

Get ready to come aboard and fish Cabo with Reel Time Fishing

After decades of exploring and developing close relationships with the local fishermen, Toby’s dream is now a reality!

Fishing in Cabo has never been better – call today to book your experience on Run N Gun 34 ft fountain or sail alongside Captain Pepe Jaramillo aboard his legendary Blackfin.

There’s even more fun ahead as plans are underway for fly-out fishing from Cabo to Lake El Salto and Baccarat for angling adventurers seeking world-class largemouth bass. All this awaits you at beautiful Cabo San Lucas – don’t miss out!

Our Amazing Fishing Guide Reviews

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Based on 116 reviews
Albert J. Farmer
Albert J. Farmer
January 5, 2024
After several trips with reel time fishing, they’re the only charter I use - they are great even on a slow day!!
Fishon
Fishon
January 4, 2024
This guide service is top notch! Gabe our guide on the Clearwater River in Idaho put us on the fish. Thanks!
Blair Hale
Blair Hale
November 6, 2023
Great guides, great fishing.
Paul Curtis
Paul Curtis
November 5, 2023
Thanks for showing us a great time on the river. Travis got all four of us on great steelhead. One was a real hog! Would highly recommend this company.
Grant Torrey
Grant Torrey
October 16, 2023
Great time fishing with knowledgeable guide. Hot lunch was nice but while parked on the beach seen two fish caught. Maybe a sandwich while fishing instead.
Brent Varriale
Brent Varriale
October 15, 2023
Fished 2 days with Captain Pepe and his crew in Cabo. These guys were fantastic. Had us in Fish from the start. 13 Marlin and 5 big Mahi in two days. If you are going to fish in Cabo, do yourself a favor and book with Reel Time.
Chris Jacks
Chris Jacks
October 14, 2023
Our guide Jack worked hard to ensure we had the best opportunities to catch Salmon and Steelhead. His knowledge of all aspects of fishing made this a great opportunity for us and he gave us many opportunities to catch and land fish. We landed 5 steelhead and had several other opportunities, but were unable to connect on all of them. Overall, it was a great trip and a great day to be fishing with an expert in his field.

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Drano Lake Fishing Report

Drano Lake Fishing Report

Drano Lake salmon fishing is expected to be a big run this year, and you don’t want to miss out. The spectacular scenery, paired with the excitement of catching a big salmon, makes Drano Lake a prime spot for fishing this season.

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CLEARWATER RIVER FISHING REPORT

CLEARWATER RIVER FISHING REPORT

The Clearwater River is known for its healthy and robust salmon runs, particularly Chinook salmon and steelhead. These fish migrate from the Pacific Ocean to spawn in the river’s clear and cool waters near Lewiston Idaho and Orofino. Stay up-to-date with our latest fishing news and trends.

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Who Is Reel Time Fishing?

Voted best fishing guides in all of the Pacific Northwest

Reel Time Fishing is an experienced team of expert anglers, owned and operated by renowned industry leader Toby Wyatt. Toby has been a fishing guide for 32 years and was voted one of the top 25 guides on the west coast by Salmon & Steelhead Journal.

With operations in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Cabo Mexico. Reel Time fishing has you covered for all your Northwest Salmon, Steelhead, Bass, Sturgeon and Walleye needs!

Whether it be on the Clearwater River, Snake River, Grande Ronde River or Dworshak Reservoir we will deliver a personalized experience like no other.

Need a place to stay?

Our Lenore Lodge is the perfect home away from home for our clients.

Located just off Highway 12 in scenic Idaho, it offers quick access to all of Clearwater River’s best fishing spots.

Featuring five bedrooms with plenty of comfortable sleeping options such as 600 thread count sheets, down pillows and duvets.

The lodge also features two kitchens and recreation rooms so that no one will ever miss out on their favorite TV shows or internet activities – wireless internet access available too!

 

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Where we Guide

Clearwater River

Fed by the Selway-Bitterroot mountains the gin clear water prompted the name given by the Nez Perce Indians…

Columbia River

One of the largest rivers in North America with a wide variety of species we fish for Salmon and Steelhead from the mouth to the end of the line at Grand Coulee dam

Snake River

Winding through Idaho’s back country we fish the entrance to Hell’s Canyon fishing for Steelhead, Salmon, Sturgeon and Smallmouth Bass

Grande Ronde River

We fish for Smallmouth Bass, Trout, and Steelhead from the Washington Oregon border to Heller Bar

Dworshak Reservoir

Towering above the small town of Orofino, Idaho, Dworshak Reservoir extends over 50 miles into Idaho’s back country providing both phenomenal fishing and recreation opportunities…

Cabo San Lucas

Our newest operation that has been Toby’s project since he was in his 20’s. We offer epic blue-water fishing for marlin, mahi mahi, tuna and more…

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