Booking Your Trip

Frequeny Asked Questions
To book your fishing trip, email or call owner Joe Vivenzio at (518) 527-7104.
  • We're the only guide service to offer a "No Fish, No Pay" guarantee. We'll reschedule a free trip for you if you don't catch any fish. That's how confident we are that you'll have a great fishing experience with us!
  • Endorsed by Hyde Driftboats
  • Licensed NYS Fishing Guides (Licensed Guide #3403)
  • Fully insured
  • Guiding for Steelhead, Trout & Salmon
  • Over 20 years of experience
  • No minimum age requirement (children must be accompanied by an adult)
  • Great for men and/or women of all ages!

Trips Include
  • Top notch gear including rods, reels. We furnish our clients with only the best equipment the industry has to offer: G-Loomis, Winston, Scott, Billy Pate, Simms Guide Wear, and Waterworks Lamson
  • Flies, tippet, and necessary terminal tackle
  • Life jackets, when applicable

Guide Rates
Wade/Walk: 8 Hour Day
» 1 angler $275.00
» 2 anglers $350.00
» 3 anglers $450.00

Add 2 hours to your day for additional $75.00/person. (total 10 hours)
Add 4 hours to your day for additional $90.00/person. (total 12 hours)

» 1 Adult and 1 child, 12 and under, $300. Take a Kid Fishing!

Sun Up to Sun Down Special
» 2 anglers $500.00

Half Day Rates (4 hrs)
» 1 angler $175.00
Additional $75/person.

Additional Anglers prices negotiated.
Hyde Signature LH Drift Boat: 8 Hour Day
Boat seats three anglers comfortably.
» $400 for one or two anglers
» $500 for three anglers

Additional Hour Rates Apply same as Wade/Walk.
Tips are appreciated!

How are the Arrangements Made?
Client is responsible for making his or her own hotel reservation and transportation to and from the hotel from his/her home. River Run Troutfitters will pick up client at hotel. Click here for a list of accomodations near the rivers we fish.

Payment Policy
After securing your reservation with River Run Troutfitters, please mail your 50% down payment check to:

Joe Vivenzio
River Run Troutfitters
6779 Lainhart Road
Altamont, NY 12009

Please make checks payable to River Run Troutfitters.

Or send us your deposit via our account. Use as the person to send money to.

Cancellation Policy
Trips may be rescheduled within 60 days without penalty. If you cancel your trip within 30 days of your scheduled trip, you forfeit your down payment.

What Should I Bring?
  • NYS Fishing License
  • Your lunch & beverages
  • Depending upon season: rain gear, warm & waterproof clothing, fingerless gloves
  • If wading: waders and river cleats (wader rentals are available)
  • Polarized sunglasses
  • Rods & reels, if you don't want to use the ones provided

Click here for the weather forecast.

What Does the Guide Do?
  • The guide arranges to pick you up in front of your hotel at a predetermined time and drives you to the stream.
  • Fishing instructions are given
  • Lessons on technique
  • Which flies have the best presentation
  • Knowing where the fish lie, flow of water, etc.
  • Ensures that you're having the best time possible!
  • Guarantees your fun and that you'll catch magnificent fish or you don't pay!

Locations - Where We Fish
We fish the tributaries of Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, including:
· Salmon River · Oswego River
· Oak Orchard · Genesee River
· Johnson Creek · Irondiquoit Creek
· Sterling Creek · South Sandy Creek
· North Sandy Creek · Maxwell Creek
· Little Sandy Creek · Eight Mile Creek
· Rice Creek · Eighteen Mile Creek
· Nine Mile Creek · Walnut & Elk Creeks (Lake Erie)
· West Branch Delaware River · East Branch Delaware River
· Main Stem Delaware River

We also fish the Hudson River in the Albany/Troy area during May and June.

Click here for directions and driving time

River Run Troutfitters is fully insured.

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