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There is nothing like a day on the river.  Fresh air, sunshine, and a boat gently flowing along with the current all set the stage for some serious relaxation.   Add in a professional fishing guide to show you how to catch a limit of trout and you have the makings of a day you won't soon forget.  At Blue Heron you can schedule a guided fishing trip any time of year.  The fishing never stops on the world-famous White River.  Come see why!


Blue Heron Campground has some amazing shoreline to fish from, but for those who want to venture out further a guided fishing trip is the way to go.  Guided trips include all bait and tackle, so you can leave your gear at home!  Be sure to bring your fishing license, drinks, snacks, and a customary tip for your guide.  Note: for fly-fishing trips and lure fishing the guide will supply a certain amount of flies and lures.  Those customers who have a tendency to lose expensive tackle (i.e. by repeatedly catching trees) will be expected to compensate the guide to replace the lost equipment. 

Not interested in fishing, but still want to get out on the water to see nature up close?  We offer a two hour river excursion that will take you up and down the waters of the World Famous White River.  You will experience some of the most beautiful scenery in the Ozarks while soaking in some fresh Ozark Mountain Air. 


Because White River waters are constantly fluctuating, it is very important to stay alert to changes in the water.  Water can rise very quickly and become a hazard to anyone who has chosen to venture away from the bank.  Your guide will know what the water generation is forecasted to be like and ensure you are kept safe. 


Call or email to arrange a guided trip with of our professional licensed guides on the White River.​

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1/2 Day

Full Day

2 ppl



3 ppl




1/2 Day

Full Day

2 ppl



 River Excursion (2 hours) -  $200    *3 people max*

River excursions can only be booked a maximum of 7 days in advance and are based on the availability of our fishing guides.  This is a sight-seeing trip for those who would like to get out and see some of the natural beauty of the White River.  We do river excursions at times our guides are not on regular fishing trips. No fishing on river excursions.



Blue Heron Campground has canoes and kayaks available for day use. These are a great way to experience a day on the river, especially when the water is low.  You'll be able to access areas that other boats simply can't get to!  Complete the experience with shuttle up-river or down-river and you can have a day full of wonderful memories. 

Water Paddles


1st = $30, 2nd - 4th = $25, 5th & up = $20


1st = $40, 2nd - 4th = $30, 5th & up = $25


Shuttle fees

Wildcat Shoals = $30/trip

White Hole = $40/trip

*** Please call or email to book***

***Availability is limited***

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