Jim Stahl

Ridge to River Outdoors & 365 Charters is proud to be associated with full time professional guide Jim Stahl.  Jim Stahl is the owner and operator of NW Fishing Guides.


“Jim lives and breathes fishing!  This type of focus on fishing has a single purpose. “Provide the best opportunity possible for the client.”  He works hard for the client no matter what the fishery.  I am excited to have him as part of our team.  This cooperative effort will provide more fishing opportunity to our clients.”  Doug Saint-Denis


Jim Stahl has guided sport anglers in Washington and Oregon since 1998.


He has extensive experience fishing for Salmon, Steelhead and Sturgeon on the Columbia, Skagit, Skykomish, Snohomish, Snake, Cowlitz, and Wind Rivers.  NW Fishing Guides is booking trips now on the Columbia River, Buoy 10, the Snake River & Drano Lake.


Jim is a light line fishing specialist. From free-drifting for Steelhead, anchor fishing for Sturgeon or trolling for Salmon, he is always finding new and innovative ways to provide you with a premium outdoor fishing experience. Jim is part of the “information loop” – from articles in NW Sportman magazine to the on-air interviews with The Outdoor Line radio, he knows what is going on and where.


NW Fishing Guides uses the newest equipment and techniques available, such as G-Loomis rods and Shimano reels.  When you fish with NW Fishing Guides, you are fishing from a new 26 foot Willie Raptor with Yamaha motors.  His  maintenance and prep is meticulous and nothing will fail when you hook that fish of a lifetime.




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