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Astoria Fishing

2024 Oregon Ocean Salmon Seasons

Group of 4 anglers standing on the dock by a boat, holding up their limits of ocean salmon out of Astoria.

Northern Oregon Coast Salmon Fishing The Pacific Ocean off the Northern Oregon Coast provides a variety of salmon options from May through October. Whether you prefer Chinook, Coho, or are just looking for a fun day on the ocean, there are options to choose from. We’ll be offering guided fishing trips for both spring and […]

Astoria Fishing Happening Now

Happy lady holding her Buoy 10 Chinook salmon in Astoria.

What do you want to fish for in 2024? Our Astoria location offers fishing for everyone. Some of the best salmon fishing in the Pacific Northwest. Plus we have tuna, lingcod, rockfish, and crabbing. Yes, it’s a smorgasbord of fishing, and as far as I’m concerned it doesn’t get much better than this. Buoy 10 […]

Buoy 10 Salmon Fishing Continues

Lance and a happy customer showing off their native Chinook salmon caught at the Buoy 10 fishery.

Buoy 10 Update August 7th, 2023 – Chinook retention reopens tomorrow, September 8th, at the Buoy 10 fishery, and it’s not just open. It’s wide open! For the rest of the Buoy 10 season on the Columbia River, we can retain both hatchery and native Chinook as well as hatchery Coho salmon. We currently have […]

Final Countdown to Buoy 10 Fishing

Grandpa and granddaughters with Buoy 10 Salmon

It’s the final countdown to the Buoy 10 Salmon Season on the Columbia River, and we can’t wait to see what the 2023 season has in store for us. We’ve been looking forward to this popular fishery for months, and the time is finally here! The river opens for fall salmon fishing on Monday, August […]

Astoria Ocean Salmon Season Opener

Fishing guide, Lance Fisher, and 2 happy men holding their chinook salmon.

Astoria Ocean Salmon Fishing We took Legion’s Mercy out for the opening weekend of the 2023 Astoria ocean salmon season and had a blast! Everyone had their chinook in the ice box by 7:30 am and then we went hunting for coho. We’re expecting to have some pretty incredible fishing through July and then we […]

Astoria Summer Extravaganza

Trophy sturgeon in the shallows of the Columbia River in Astoria

Astoria is the hotspot for fishing each summer. Its unique location overlooking where the river meets the sea allow us to partake in a variety of fishing opportunities from June through September. Whether you’re interested in salmon, sturgeon, bottom fish, or crab, there’s a fishery to fit your needs. Columbia River Summer Salmon The lower […]

Astoria Ocean Salmon Season Proposed

4 mane with their ocean salmon limits.

The 2023 Ocean Salmon Season details are still in the works and will be announced shortly. The Pacific Fishery Management Council is working with three proposed alternatives for the seasons, which include Astoria. All three proposals have retention for both Chinook and hatchery Coho wide open on opening day. The ocean salmon season is slated […]

Buoy 10 Fishing Forecast

3 guys and a gal with their Buoy 10 salmon

This is the time of year when Buoy 10 Salmon and ocean abundance numbers for Astoria begin to get tossed around in the Buoy 10 forecast. While numbers aren’t official, I’m hearing some really good things for this year’s possibilities. Like, REALLY good things. Chinook Salmon I’ll start with Chinook. We’re looking at a Preliminary […]

Astoria Fishing Report

4 happy guys with their ocean salmon and bottom fish haul

Astoria offers a variety of fantastic fishing options throughout the year. We’ve added some new ocean experiences with the addition of Legion’s Mercy, our 34′ Venture, center-console boat. Between the new boat and our classic sled trips, there are fishing opportunities for everyone. We’ll be keeping you up to speed with current fishing reports and […]

Summer Astoria Sturgeon Fishing is in Full Swing

Family fun while trophy sturgeon fishing in Astoria.

Columbia River Estuary The Columbia River Estuary is a unique fishery where the river meets the sea, and its brackish water provides some of the best fishing opportunities in the Pacific Northwest, possibly in the world. While many know of the Buoy 10 Fall Salmon fishery that begins Astoria 1st in August, fewer people know […]