FISHING – We go where the fish are.

Bentz River Explorations is the only steelhead guide to utilize the 25 mile section of the Salmon River below the Rice Creek bridge.  We are the only outfitter to go thru Snowhole Rapids (class 4 ) during steelhead season. Only with Bentz, YOU HAVE FULL ACCESS to both the Salmon and Snake rivers.


JET BOAT TOURS – We are the only outfitter to offer a Hells Canyon and Salmon River combined Jetboat Tour

Bentz River Explorations is the only outfitter to offer a trip from White Bird down the Salmon River to its confluence with the Snake to Pittsburg Landing.  We offer custom historical, cultural, and geological tours up both rivers.  We built our own Coast Guard certified 28′ twin engine boat for your safety and are tours our competitively priced.


HELLS CANYON LODGING – We are the only outfitter with a lodge on the lower Salmon River.

Bentz River Explorations has a unique lodge accessible by river boat or airplane only with the best cook on the river.