Meet Your Guides

Each of our professional guides are state licensed and certified, providing you with not only the highest quality of service, but giving you an experience that will last a lifetime!

Your Guide Jonnie Helfrich

:: Jonnie Helfrich ::

Our head raft guide; personable, friendly, paddling enthusiast for over 40 years, professional of over 30 years; Oregon registered guide #2412, first aid and CPR-certified; insured.


Your Guide Aaron Helfrich

:: Aaron Helfrich ::

Lead fishing guide and third generation guide. Grandfather, Prince Helfrich, made the first notable trip down the John Day in 1939. Licensed in Oregon over 20 years. Past President of McKenzie River Guides and board member of Oregon Guides and Packers.