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The Brain and Nature

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

At Winding Waters River Expeditions, we see it every summer. Our pre-trip meetings are filled with guests excited about the adventure to come, but uneasy about leaving behind devices and “connection”. Yet once the group embarks into the wilderness, it takes a little time, but the feeling of “being in the moment” takes over. On […]

Happy 50th Anniversary Wild & Scenic Rivers Act!

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

“While progress should never come to a halt, there are many places it should never come to at all.” — Paul Newman National Wild & Scenic Rivers Act 2018 marks the 50th year of the National Wild & Scenic Rivers Act. We have this act (and Congress) to thank for looking ahead and preserving public access […]

8 Tips to Improve Your Fly Casting

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

After learning how to first cast a fly rod, many anglers don’t think much about the fundamentals of their cast. But just because you know how to cast, you shouldn’t stop thinking about your form. Even seasoned fisherman should be looking at ways to improve their cast! In this month’s post, we’ll give some tips […]

Private Charter Rafting Trips

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

A private charter is a rafting trip for you and your group – and no one else. This summer was filled with family reunions, milestone birthday celebrations, anniversaries, bachelor parties, corporate retreats, and old friend gatherings. Imagine: you and your group have a private playground and professional guide crew all to yourselves. Have a special […]

Wilderness & Sublimity: the Conservation of Hells Canyon

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

“Holy Smoke. Is this in my state?” ~Senator Bob Packwood after viewing photos of Hells Canyon. In May of this year, we had the opportunity to take an important figure in Hells Canyon’s history down the Snake River through Hells Canyon. It wasn’t Boyd Norton’s first time on this stretch of river. In fact, it […]

How to Plan for a Fall/Winter Steelhead Fly Fishing Trip in Eastern Oregon

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

If you’re a fly fisherman, you’ve probably got a few dream trips on your bucket list. Tarpon and Bonefish in the Florida Keys, Trout in Montana or Colorado, or maybe a trip deep into the Amazon? But if you’re really looking for a one of a kind adventure, make sure you don’t overlook a Fall […]