Tillamook Bay Fishing

Coastal Fishing Taking the Stage

A happy family of 5 with their salmon

Last week we told you that salmon fishing at the Oregon Coast was heating up, and it just keeps getting hotter by the day. Whether you prefer Astoria or Tillamook, each location has something unique to offer, which makes for multiple guided fishing options to choose from. In July, many choose to target near-shore ocean […]

Salmon Fishing at the Oregon Coast is Heating Up

A dozen beautiful coho salmon

Astoria Salmon Since spring, we’ve been talking about the Columbia River fall run with over a million fall salmon expected to enter the river in 2019. From the fishing that’s been happening out on the ocean since it opened on June 22nd, it’s looking like we’re in for a very exciting salmon season in Astoria. […]

Oregon Summer Fishing is in Full Swing

Salmon and Bottom Fish on the Trophy Board in Tillamook

While some may be waiting for the Ocean Salmon Season to open up this Saturday, June 22nd, we’ve been staying busy fishing for salmon and bottom fish in Tillamook, and Trophy Sturgeon in Astoria. Once the Pacific Ocean opens up for salmon, we’ll have even more fishing opportunities at the Oregon Coast. Tillamook Fishing Tillamook […]

Memorial Day Fishing on the Oregon Coast

Father and son with their bottom fish catch!

Many people enjoy getting out of town to enjoy the Memorial Day weekend with friends and family. This year was no different and the Oregon Coast had some beautiful weather that was perfect for fishing. It’s just the start of summer and we’re excited for all of the fishing that will take place in the […]

Oregon Fishing: Summer Starts Now

Couple holding a sturgeon before they release it

May and June offer a variety of fishing opportunities. We try to run our guided fishing trips and charters where the fish are and currently that’s Astoria, Portland, and Tillamook. We’re fishing for sturgeon, salmon, steelhead, and bottom fish, which gives lots of options to choose from depending on where you live or are vacationing. Keeper […]

Tillamook Drift Boat Fishing- Here Comes the Rain

A nice tillamook chinook salmon with a happy couple

With our up and down Tillamook Bay Fall Fishing season still going, our first big rain looms. From the forecast its looking like our rain pattern is suppose to get going this week. This is the rain everyone talks about every fall, the rain that moves the fish into the rivers. We’re not talking a […]

Tillamook Salmon: The Fall Run is On!

lance fisher and guest with large tillamook salmon in tillamook bay

Over the last few weeks there has been a change in the air out in Tillamook County. The mornings have gotten a little colder, there is frost on the grass, and we have even been given some small shots of rain, refreshing the region from a long dry summer; fall is here and with it […]

Tillamook County Ocean Salmon: You Catch It, You Keep It!

As we wrap up yet another fun and exciting Buoy 10 season, we have started to disperse here at Lance Fisher Fishing. Some guides went up stream, other will go even further, others have stayed in Astoria to coho salmon fish, while others are already starting to catch fish in Nehalem and Tillamook Bay. This […]

Tillamook Bay Spring Fishing Bounty

A box of nice Tillamook Bay Salmon

Tillamook Bay is well known for its fall Chinook fishery, but what many people don’t know is that it also gets a spring Chinook run as well. Couple this with the potential for bottom fish and crab, and you can have an awesome day of guided fishing when the conditions align!  The season is just […]