Astoria Salmon Fishing – Here’s What’s on Deck

4 Happy Guys with their Salmon

It’s June and the weather isn’t the only thing heating up around here. Salmon fishing on the Oregon Coast is about to take center stage and I’m looking forward to it! Astoria is the place to be if you’re in search of a guided fishing trip or charter for salmon. Astoria Ocean Salmon Fishing The […]

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 […]

2019 Columbia River Summer Steelhead Season Begins

Limited Out with 2 Columbia River Summer Steelhead each

Columbia River Summer Steelhead Tomorrow, May 16th, we kick off the 2019 Columbia River Summer Steelhead Season. With a daily bag limit of 2 steelhead through June 30th, and 1 steelhead during the month of July, this has become a favorite fishery for many. Fishing the Columbia River below just Portland gives us the opportunity […]

So Many Options: 2019 Astoria Fishing Opportunities

Excited dad and 2 sons

Keeper Sturgeon The shortest fishing season in Oregon, but so worth it. The 2019 Keeper Sturgeon Season opens up on the Columbia River in Astoria next week, on May 13th. If you’re looking to take home a lot of fish, keeper sturgeon average 40-80 lbs each. That’s a work out! We’ll be out fishing each […]

May Brings Portland Fishing Opportunities

Double Spring Chinook Salmon

April showers caused some high, muddy rivers and kept us off the water in the Portland area for a few weeks last month. Not something that many of us would choose during Springer season and I’m sure it disappointed many. Luckily, toward the end of the month things started to improve and we were able […]

Buoy 10 Fish-Fest 2019

Limited out on salmon at Buoy 10 in Astoria.

**Buoy 10 Season Update** The 2019 Buoy 10 Salmon Season was announced by the state of Washington, and has all of the information we need to plan for our upcoming opportunities on the Lower Columbia River out of Astoria. Anglers will get a full season this year at Buoy 10 with the season opening on […]

Astoria, Ocean Salmon Season Proposed

4 mane with their ocean salmon limits.

While this isn’t official until May, experience tells us that this is very likely going to happen. The 2019 Ocean Salmon Season for Astoria has been proposed and it looks like we’re going to have very similar opportunities to the last couple of years. It’s slated to start on June 22nd for both Chinook and […]

Portland Springers Are Here!

4 nice Spring Chinook salmon.

The flowering cherry trees that line Portland’s Tom McCall Waterfront Park are in full bloom. To many, that is a sign that spring has come to Portland. The Spring Chinook Salmon, known as Springers, are arriving as well. These local favorites are stunning, in color, texture, and taste. If you’re looking to fire up the […]

2019 Columbia River Keeper Sturgeon

4 proud anglers holding their keeper Columbia River sturgeon

Oregon and Washington Departments of Fish and Wildlife have just announced the dates for keeper sturgeon fishing on the Columbia River. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, from May 13th through June 5th, will be open for retention of white sturgeon in the Astoria Estuary. Keeper sturgeon legal catch size is 44-50” measured from the nose of the […]