Chris O’Donnell is a trout and steelhead guide on the Lower Deschutes River out of Maupin, Oregon. Chris and his wife Cairn operate a fly fishing guide service, River Runner Outfitters. May and June are spent hunting rainbow trout on the Deschutes, switching to a steelhead spey fishing emphasis July through November. After a season on the Deschutes Chris and Cairn pack up camp and winter in the greater Tillamook Bay region. Winter steelheading the Wilson, Trask, Nestucca, and Nehalem Rivers completes River Runner Outfitters’ year ‘round fishing program. 2012 marks ten years as a full time fly fishing guide for Chris.
"During my years guiding I have learned there are always things that can be improved and done better. I am passionate about providing an outstanding fly fishing experience.”
Chris & Cairn O’Donnell (541) 978 – 0152