Central Oregon is home to over 100 lakes and 450 miles of pristine rivers and streams that are all within an hour’s drive of Sunriver. The waters in Central Oregon hold Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Brook Trout, Lake Trout, Bull Trout, Cutthroat Trout, native Redband Trout, Kokanee, Atlantic Salmon, Large and Smallmouth Bass, and for many months out of the year in the lower Deschutes River both Salmon and Steelhead make their return trip from the Pacific Ocean.
Sunriver is home to several experienced fly fishing and guide shops that have the localized knowledge to provide you with an unforgettable fishing experience. The Hook Fly Shop/Cascade Guides & Outfitters, located in The Village and the Sunriver Fly Shop, in the Sunriver Business Park, have been assisting fly fishers for over 30 years. In addition to offering the best hand-tied flies for the area, they both offer fly fishing equipment, complete guide services and of course, the real answer on where and how to catch the fish. Garrison’s Guide Service, who features family friendly pontoon boats, offers guide services for both spin fishing and fly fishing.
Camp Abbott Trading Company, located in the Sunriver Business Park, carries a complete line of fishing tackle and bait. In addition, all of the stores can help you with fishing regulations, fishing licenses and North West Parking Passes which are required at most of the fishing locations.
Sunriver Anglers Club
The Sunriver anglers have invested the club's energy and resources to improve sport fishing in Central Oregon, support organizations working on stabilizing water flows on the Upper Deschutes and Little Deschutes rivers, remove invasive fish from our high lakes and partner with federal, state, county and other groups.
A major mission of the club is to provide opportunities for school children to acquire basic fishing skills and learn about fish habitat, water safety and the principles of stewardship. From co-sponsering the Kokanee Karnival to hosting hundreds of kids at the free fishing day, club members are committed to education. Deschutes and Little Deschutes rivers, remove invasive fish from our high lakes and partner with federal, state, county and other groups.
Other club missions are fulfilled by members who volunteer for a number of club activities such as restoring river banks, improving fish habitats, removing Tui Chub from Oregon lakes, teaching young and beginning anglers and working with school groups.
The Sunriver Anglers Club holds monthly meetings, open to the public, on subjects such fly patterns, fly selection, winter steelhead fishing, fishing tactics and habitat restoration projects. For times and locations check the website and Facebook at www.facebook.com/SunriverAnglers. The Sunriver Anglers are an inclusive and volunteer-led organization. The Sunriver Anglers Club invites full or part time area residents and visitors with an interest in fishing and conservation to join the organization at www.sunriveranglers.org.