Looking for Lodging on the Rogue River?

March 25, 2018 0 Comments

We are hearing from groups who are looking for lodging in the Illahe/Agness area of the Rogue River this spring, summer, and fall. We do have availability this spring and summer. For the first time in many years, we will also have some availability for do-it-yourself and commercial groups who are floating the Rogue River …

2018 Update

March 18, 2018 0 Comments

We have been busy with our winter projects and updates for Illahe Lodge, when nature has allowed it. (We’ve had two snow storms this month and the forecast calls for the possibility of snow in our region next weekend as well.) The fruit trees are all pruned. We’ve added eight additional apple trees of varieties …

Last commercial canyon float trip of 2017

November 5, 2017 0 Comments

The last commercial canyon float trip of 2017 stayed at Illahe Lodge on November 3, 2017.  It has been a good season thanks to the outfitters, guides, and guests who stay with us.  Over the next few days, we will be evaluating the results from 2017.  So far, we have made some decisions for 2018.  …

2017 Precipitation Update

April 25, 2017 0 Comments

We have received the equivalent of 87 inches of rain at Illahe Lodge since New Year’s Eve.

We now have two queen beds

April 25, 2017 0 Comments

As part of our normal maintenance at Illahe Lodge, we purchased eight new Sealy Posturepedic cushion firm beds for Illahe Lodge earlier this month.  The beds arrived about a week ago and are now available for our guests’ use. For the first time, we have two guest rooms that have a queen bed and extra …

Updates for 2017

February 5, 2017 0 Comments

One of the changes for 2017 is the addition of a weather station at Illahe Lodge so we are able to track the amount of rain, high and low temperatures, wind direction and speed, and humidity. We had quite a bit of rain in January, although it didn’t seem like it was anything out of …

Garden Update – June 21

June 21, 2016 0 Comments

We have planted three corn patches at Illahe Lodge now. As soon as the most recent planting reaches about six inches tall, we will plant another one. This approach enables us to have corn from late July until the end of our fall season. The tomato plants have fruit and we anticipate having extra tomatoes …

Orchard Update 2016

February 28, 2016 0 Comments

We have continued the expansion of our fruit orchards that began last year with about 20 fig trees, eight apple trees, and three crabapple trees. This week, we planted eight additional apple trees and two peach trees. The criteria that were used to select the apple trees included flavor, extending the growing season, historical interest, …

Winter 2016

January 29, 2016 0 Comments

After a busy fall, we’ve seen the Rogue come up several times, including once where – in our area – it was higher this year than it got during 2015. Things are a little slower at Illahe Lodge in the winter. When weather or the river permit, guests are coming in to relax and go …

Ernie Rutledge Guide Service

August 9, 2015 0 Comments

We’ve spent much of the last 10 days working on my father’s Rogue River Long Boat. He designed and built the boat himself in the 1970s. This style of boat originated on the Rogue and was used extensively in the early days of motor boats on the Rogue. (As a bit of history for those …