2012 Women With Bait

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17th Annual Women's Steelhead Tournament

February 1st, 2012 through March 3rd, 2012
Cost: $200.00 per contestant


2010 Overall Champion Kelli Martinez (3rd from left) with her winning fish and her winning crew!
2011 Overall Champion Kelli Martinez (3rd from left) with her winning fish and her winning crew!

2010 Biggest Fish Champion Carole Clemens with a 38 1/2" beauty!
2011 Biggest Fish Champion Carole Clemens with a 38 1/2" beauty!

2010 2nd Place Biggest Fish and local girl Makaila Hollon with her 38" hawg!
2011 2nd Place Biggest Fish and local girl Makaila Hollon with her 38" hawg!



Fishin' Chix

Check them out at to see how you can become a part of the O'Fishal Fishin' Chix FUN!

All you'll need is your valid Idaho Fishing license, steelhead permit, lunch and drinks!
River Adventures will furnish all the gear, tackle, bait, and of course... a "bait boy"!
We will also furnish a "goody bag" for each lady with this year's WWB shirt and all kinds of
Really Cool Stuff!


Saturday, March 3rd - Seven Devils Saloon, 8 p.m. with Music by Lucky Tongue!
Awards will be presented at the dance!

Ladies with their fish!

Smiling Girls

We are so happy and thrilled to have so many ladies returning to the canyon in 2012! Whether you are a new participant or one of our returning anglers, we welcome you to the beautiful Salmon River Canyon! Please feel free to shop at all of our stores, fuel up at our gas stations and stay in any of our lodging facilities!! The Salmon River people will make you feel right at home!

For reservations for future trips with River Adventures, Inc., please call us anytime at 1-800-524-9710 or email us at and we'll get you 'hooked up' with the adventure of a lifetime!

Thanks!! The CREW @ River Adventures, Inc.

Tournament Rules

Past Years' Winners

Welcome to the WWB Blog!




Best Western Salmon Rapids Lodge                                         River Rock Café

Crump’s Chevron                                                                             Animal Kingdom Taxidermy

Dunn Rite Tree Company                                                             Sportsman’s Warehouse

Riggins One Stop                                                                             Gradient Shift Graphics

Rod Johnson Art Work                                                                 Seven Devils Saloon and Steakhouse

McCall Jewelry Co.                                                                         Cabela’s

Bert & Kate’s Cattleman’s Restaurant                                     Riverfront Vacation Rental

Baker City Jimmy Vacation Rental                                          Deb Charlton & Idaho Mountain Mortgage

ABC Seamless Siding                                                                      Shepherd’s Log Homes

Damsel in Defense/Willow House & Joni Shepherd          Sue Ryder & Crystal Vision Quilting

Pinehurst Resort                                                                             Gary Miller & Gary’s Smoke House

Unique Antler Design and Gallery                                           Mtn River Outfitters Coffee Shop

Two Rivers Coffee Shop                                                               Casting for Recovery

The Current                                                                                      The Steelhead Inn

Inn at St. Gertrude Bed & Breakfast



3rd PLACE BIG FISH:                                                                   3rd PLACE MOST FISH:

Pendant from McCall Jewelry                                                   Framed Art Work by Rod Johnson

Tote Bag from Cabela’s                                                                  Entry to WWB 2013

Entry to WWB 2013                                                                         Prize Package valued at $350.00

Prize Package valued at $300.00                                              WINNER: Chris Thorton–5 fish–155″

WINNER: Amy French–36″


2nd PLACE BIG FISH:                                                                       2nd PLACE MOST FISH:

$300.00 Gift Certificate to Riggins One Stop                         Jet Boat Sturgeon Fishing in Hells Canyon

$75.00 Gift Certificate to Seven Devils Steakhouse             w/River Adventures

& Saloon                                                                                                   Prize Package valued at $1200.00

Prize Package valued at $375.00                                                  WINNER: Laurie Thomasen–7 fish–168 1/2″

WINNER: Jessie Wallace–36 1/4″


1st PLACE BIG FISH:                                                                              1st PLACE MOST FISH:

Full Steelhead Mount by Animal Kingdom Taxidermy           WWB 2013 Prize Package! Includes:

$300.00 gift certificate donated by Dunn Rite Tree Co.        Jetboat for WWB tournament 2013-RA

to Sportsman’s WH                                                                                 Lodging for 8 ladies—Best Western

Prize Package valued at $950.00                                                    Dinner for 8 ladies—River Rock Café

WINNER: Kelli Sizemore–37 1/2″                                            $100 Gas Voucher—Crump’s Chevron

Prize Package valued at $2300.00

WINNER: Karen Crosby–7 fish–188″

SMALLEST FISH: Karen Crosby–Receives a Rod-n-Reel from River Adventures.





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