About Us

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Homer Brown

  • Army Veteran

  • Fishing Guide

  • HD River Excursions Owner

Homer Brown a native to Idaho County and grew up in White Bird, Idaho. As a kid Homer spent his time running up and down the river banks and the tributaries of the Salmon River fishing every species that swam its waters.

Homer started working on the river in high school catching bait for Jet Boat outfitters and working for  rafting companies setting up camp as a swamper.

After he returned home from the United States Army, Homer pursued his Captain’s license and starting working as a Jet Boat Captain and doing what he truly loves….guiding fishing trips on the Salmon River.

With 10 years of experience working in the Outfitter Industry Homer was able to start his own outfitting business: Hammer Down River Excursion in White Bird, ID and start showing people what its really like to tour and fish the Salmon River like a local.

Our Boats

Our boats are US Coast Guard Certified.

The American Eagle

30ft  Duckworth Twin Engine Jet Boat

The flag ship of the operation with large load carrying capacity and roomy interior for guests. The American Eagle is powered  two Ford V8 and two American turbo 231 pumps. Under normal river conditions this boat is used for fishing excursions, tours, and jet backs.

The Sled

24ft HCM Single

Our trusty Sled has recently been wrapped in red  and black to fly the Hammer Down River Excursions information. If you see it racing down the river know that is has a Hamilton 212 pump and 6.0 Litre Chevy Engine.  Under normal river conditions it runs the river for smaller fishing trips and tours!