What makes River Run Troutfitters different?

  • We're the only guide service that guarantees you'll catch fish or we don't get paid
  • Joe Vivenzio is THE only New York fishing guide* listed on the exclusive Hyde Boat Pro Staff site
  • While other guide services limit your fun to 7 - 8 hours on the water, River Run continues to fish with you for up to 12 hours
  • We don't nickel and dime you by charging for extra flies throughout the day
Here's what Hyde says about their approved guides:

The Hyde Pro Staff Team is made up of the best fishing guides and outfitters in the world. these individuals are dedicated professionals who are engaged in the promotion of the fishing industry.

Based on their integrity, comittment and respect in the fishing industry, Hyde has teamed up with these individuals to assist our customers in their fishing endeavors. We encourage you to contact these individuals and take advantage of their knowledge and services.

Hyde LH Signature "Limited Edition" 16.8 Drift Boat is the ultimate in drift boats, offering side storage throughout the boat allowing walk-through space on the interior. From its incorporated fly boxes to the new G4 bottom, every detail in this boat has been designed for the Fly Fisherman.

Personal History - River Run Troutfitters
Joe Vivenzio was raised in a family of avid hunters and fisherman. As a boy, his father would arrange frequent weekend fishing excursions for his family and friends. Fishing for mostly Steelhead, Joe learned early on the skills that make him a well-respected guide today.

Tying his own flies - some with secret patterns, knowledge of where the fish lie throughout the day and what encourages them to bite all contribute to Joe's success on the water. He only supports "catch and release" fly fishing.

Most days, Joe can be found at the Salmon River in Pulaski, NY - a world-class fishery where people come from all around to fish. Pulaski is a friendly town that opens its doors to people who enjoy all kinds of outdoor adventures.

As an avid outdoorsman, Joe shares his intense passion for fly-fishing with his clients. The satisfaction of watching the exuberant face of his clients while they catch a 12 lb. steelhead or a 25 lb. salmon is what keeps Joe coming back to the water every day. He introduces a world to his clients that is so closed to their fingertips.

Born and raised in Albany, NY, Joe has resided in Altamont, NY for the past 27 years with his wife Karen. Together they have two grown children, Ian and Jeff.

Joe's love for animals extends to his pure bred Chesapeake Bay Retrievers, Sinbad, Maggie , Jasmine and Josie Rose. Breeding these beautiful dogs has resulted in the birth of over 28 puppies in the last two years! Sinbad accompanies Joe on all his fishing trips.
If you have questions or would like to make a reservation to experience an awesome day of fishing, please contact us:

Mobile: (518) 527-7104
Email: Joe@RiverRunTroutfitters.com

Address:
Mr. Joe Vivenzio
River Run Troutfitters
6779 Lainhart Road
Altamont, NY 12009

Please call us to book your trip! We are currently guiding each day and are not always available to reach our email. For fastest responses, leave a message with your name, phone number, the date for which you are looking for a trip, and how many anglers will be in your party. Thank you, and sorry for the inconvenience. We are working for a solution to remotely gain email access in Pulaski.
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