Peterson Fishing Guide Service – 17'

Peterson Fishing guide service is offering anglers of all ages and skill levels an opportunity to test their skills drift fishing for Steelhead on the rich river fishing grounds surrounding Newport, Oregon.

Your guide on this trip, David Peterson, has decades of experience fishing these waters and has a vast knowledge of best spots to fish at year-round. He encourages even those who exclusively fish in the oceans to join one of his trips and discover how challenging and how rewarding the region’s rivers can be!

The boat that you’ll be drift fishing from is a 2018, 17’ Willie Raptor drift boat. With enough room for 3 guests to fish comfortably together, all the necessary safety equipment, and onboard storage for food, drinks, and catch, the boat will provide you with a unique and authentic angling experience as you discover the richest local hotspots.

David is a guide that likes to stick to several proven, tried-and-tested methods of catching fish, however this doesn’t mean he isn’t on top of the latest trends and gear. You’ll be provided with world-class G Loomis, Shimano, Lamiglas, and Berkley gear as well as a variety of spinners, bobbers, and bait. Live bait is used depending on the season and technique used and is included in the price.

Water, coffee, and soft drinks are included on all trips. At the conclusion of your trip, you can also get your catch cleaned and bagged, at no additional cost. All you need to bring is food, fishing license, and warm clothing. 

So set aside a date, check the guide’s availability and come and see what the Oregon rivers have to offer!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Shared trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Dec 1 - Apr 3
    This seasonal trip is designed to give anglers the best chance at some great winter Steelhead action. The season begins in November and lasts through April. Winter Steelhead is known for being a hard fighting fish, as well as being excellent table fare.

About the Captain

David Peterson
Newport, Oregon, United States
8 Fishing Reports
4 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since September 2019
David is a 4th generation fisherman in the Lincoln County area. He has been fishing these rivers for decades and knows all of their nooks and crannies. He started fishing when he was a toddler, 45 years ago. Favorite part of his job is taking people who have never caught a Salmon or Steelhead to catch it for the first time. David's preferred techniques of fishing include trolling; bait and spinners, casting - back bouncing. Additionally, when fishing for Steelhead he uses the technique of equipment with eggs, sand shrimp and bobbers, spinners and plugs.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Rainbow Trout (Steelhead) Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)

Boat Specs

Willie Raptor (Drift boat) originally built in 2018. Powered by a 1HP N/A engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 1 knots.

17 ft
3 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Drift Fishing


Ice Box
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Alcohol
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

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FAQs about Peterson Fishing Guide Service – 17'

Peterson Fishing Guide Service – 17' offers the following trip to customers:
  • $225 per person - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Peterson Fishing Guide Service – 17', you can expect the following amenity onboard:
  • Ice Box (cooler)

Trips booked with Peterson Fishing Guide Service – 17' include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (Cleaned and bagged, typically not filleted)
  • Drinks (Water, coffee and soft drinks)

Peterson Fishing Guide Service – 17' offers the following type of fishing:
  • River Fishing

Peterson Fishing Guide Service – 17' offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Peterson Fishing Guide Service – 17' include:
  • Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)