About Us

Information About Us

Anderson's Outdoors is a fully guided fishing and river trip guide service. Our motto "A Quality Outdoor Experience" says it all. Whether you're on one of our fishing excursions pursuing the Pacific Northwest's famous salmon and steelhead or on a scenic river trip on one of Oregon's many beautiful rivers you'll be treated with personal attention. We feel every guest should feel like family by the end of the day. We have been running professionally guided river trips in Oregon since 1997 but have been "on the rivers" for nearly 30 years.

All gear and tackle is provided. No experience necessary. We will be patient and friendly while assisting you catch the first fish of your life or the trophy of a lifetime. We are licensed by the Oregon State Marine Board, US coast Guard, conduct annual First Aid and CPR training and enrolled in a random drug screen program. As owner/guide I can assure you that we will do everything in our control to see you enjoy your Oregon Outdoor experience

About the Guide

My name is Kent Anderson. Born and raised in NW Oregon, I have been fishing since my father introduced me to the sport at an early age. I have a degree in Fisheries Technology from Mt. Hood CC in Gresham Oregon, followed by nearly 10 years of work for state and federal fish & Wildlife agencies. In 1995, I was given the opportunity to work as a fishing guide in Alaska (dream job, right). I figured that I should at least give it a try, so I resigned my position with the State Of Oregon and headed north. I quickly realized it was a job and not a vacation, but I also realized how much I enjoy being around people. It is very rewarding watching the excitement of someone catching his or her first salmon. I began guiding year round in 1997. I'm a member of several conservation and professional organizations including Northwest Sportfishing Industry Assc.(NSIA), NW Steelheaders, Northwest Guides Association, and Rocky Mtn Elk Foundation. Annually I donate trips to assist these organizations. I am licensed by the Oregon State Marine Board, US Coast Guard, conduct annual First Aid and CPR training and am enrolled in a random drug screen program. I have hundreds of stories to tell, am willing to listen to yours, and provide you with another story to tell. Lets Go Fishing.

The Boat

We fish and float in an aluminum drift boat. Our 2005 Willie 19' X 60" drift boat is set-up to fish four people comfortably.
Seats are padded with backrests, handy rod holders, drink holders, stable design allows you to stand and propane heaters to take away the chill.  Visit

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(503) 550-6303
P.O. Box 1335
Welches, Oregon 97067