About LCO

//About LCO
About LCO 2018-01-08T21:32:39+00:00

Little Creek Outfitters in a professional, fly-fishing guide service that Marty and Mia purchased from John Ecklund in 2003. We take pride in being an outfitter that is deep rooted in fly-fishing, conservation, stewardship and soul since 1984. We carry on the tradition of providing anglers with a fun, genuine, and quality experience in the wilderness that will keep you returning year after year. We specialize in swinging flies for steelhead, with a two handed rod and throughout the year pick up a single hand too.

We run a first-class operation with super food and great camps. We work hard to make your experience fun, comfortable, and safe by paying close attention to details. Our guides have decades of experience running rivers and fishing for steelhead, trout, and bass. You’re safety is important to us; we are trained in first-aid and CPR and carry first-aid kits. We are family friendly and encourage you to bring your kids and grand children.

We have a deep commitment to conservation and practice this on the river through catch and release techniques, recycling, and minimizing the use of plastic water bottles. We also donate to Deschutes River Alliance, Native Fish Society, TRCP, Waterwatch, California Trout, Oregon Wildlife Heritage Foundation, Casting for Recovery, Fly fishing Collaborative, and Western Rivers Conservancy; contributing to the conservation of wild fish and health rivers.


Little Creek Outfitters operates under special permits issued by the Umatilla National Forest (Grande Ronde River) and Prineville Bureau of Land Management (John Day River). The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or a part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD). To file a complaint of discrimination write to USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.