The Best of Washington Steelhead and Trout Since 1988
The Best of Washington Trout & Steelhead
12 Great Rivers, 4 Cool Lodges & 1 Little Fly Shop
Overnight Packages and Day Trips

Upper Columbia Guided Fishing
Black Bear Lodge
Upper Columbia  Fly Fishing Trips
Wild Redband Rainbow and Cutthroat

AVAILABLE Early Season 2021 Dates

Arrive March 18 Fish 19, 20, 21 Leave 22 – 4 Spots
Arrive March 23 Fish 24, 25, 26 Leave 27 – 4 Spots
Arrive March 28  Fish 29, 30, 31 Leave April 1 – 4 Spots
Arrive April 2  Fish 3, 4, 5 Leave 6 – 4 Spots
Arrive April 7 Fish 8, 9, 10  Leave 11 – 4 Spots
Arrive April 22, Fish 23, 24, 25, Leave 26- 4 Spots
Arrive April 29, Fish 30, May 1, 2 ,  Leave 3- 4 Spots
Arrive May 6, Fish 7, 8, 9  Leave 10 – 4 Spots

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AVAILABLE Summer 2021 Dates
Coming soon

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AVAILABLE Fall 2021 Dates

Arrive Sept 12  Fish 13, 14, 15 Leave 16
Arrive Sept 16  Fish 17, 18, 19 Leave 20
Arrive Sept 20  Fish 20, 21, 22 Leave 23
Arrive Sept 23  Fish 24, 25, 26 Leave 27
Arrive Oct 2, Fish 3, 4, 5  Leave 6
Arrive Oct 6, Fish  7,8,9 Leave 10
Arrive Oct 10, Fish 11, 12, 13 Leave 14

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RATES

DAY TRIPS  Feb 15 – Oct 20
$645 Per boat – 2 people
$525 Per boat – 1 person

OVERNIGHT TRIPS   March 1 – Oct 20
$575 Per person, per fishing day based on double occupancy
Guide, lodging, food, equipment, flies and fun.

Call/text 509.859.2280   Email jack@theeveninghatch.com

Upper Columbia Fly Fishing – For the past 25 years we have been investigating (fishing) the northeast corner of Washington.  The Upper Columbia is one of the watersheds we fish in the NE corner and we have a beautiful lodge riverside. The river sports incredible insect hatches seasonally.  While hatches are not gauranteed day in and day out, the trout are at times tuned into the surface which makes for great fun.  Tactics very from the late winter/early spring fishing using single hand and double hand swing tactics to the June/July hatch season featuring blizzard Caddis, Drakes and various Mayflies to the late Summer Fall hatches of Baetis, October Caddis and terrestrials.  The primary target fish on the UC are rainbows and there are some BIG ones.  In addition there are Cutthroat and Brook trout.  We also fish various watersheds in conjunction with the Upper Columbia trip, including the Kettle river

We offer day trips and we offer overnight trips featuring our very own ‘Black Bear Lodge’ – We cannot get any closer to the river. The lodge provides us with convenience and comfort, a great plae to stay and tell stories about the ones landed and the ones that ‘got away’. Lodging is base on two people per room. In addition to the fishing we have a myriad of non angling activities for those that would rather do other things….Interpretive scenic river floats, birding, day hikes, winery tours, etc.

All fish on the Upper Columbia River are wild residents and not steelhead. -How to get there