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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 […]

Astoria Sturgeon Fishing – Tarpon of the Northwest

A nice big sturgeon from the Astoria estuary on the Columbia River

*July 2023 Update* Now through the first week of August may see some of the most action-packed days of sturgeon fishing of the year. We have three more weeks of Trophy Sturgeon fishing on the Columbia River in Astoria before we switch completely over to fall salmon fishing at Buoy 10.  Over the weekend we […]

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 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 […]

Astoria Columbia River Sturgeon Fishing: It’s a Win Either Way

Happy angler with his keeper sturgeon in the Columbia River Estuary

While I think everyone would have enjoyed a little Keeper Sturgeon fishing in Astoria, with the Columbia River Compact not taking any action yesterday, let’s just consider it a win for the Catch and Release Sturgeon fishing that we’ll be able to do this summer. Think of it this way, there are 3,000 fish that […]

Monster Fish of Summer: Astoria Sturgeon Fishing

Excited woman holding her Astoria sturgeon with Lance.

The recent warm weather makes it feel like summertime already and has me itching to get out on the Columbia River in Astoria to chase our local monster fish – Sturgeon. While the Pacific Northwest offers year-round Sturgeon fishing on both the Columbia and Willamette Rivers, nothing can compare to the experience of fishing for […]

New Astoria Sturgeon Video

Lance and a boy holding a huge sturgeon

Fishing for Sturgeon in Astoria is one of the great fishing experiences we have here in the Pacific Northwest. So we thought we’d put together a video for people looking into fishing the area and yes, it was fun putting this together!!! Many people think sturgeon fishing is only what exists in the lakes of […]

Astoria Salmon: The Future Looks Bright

3 limits of coho salmon

The Buoy 10 Salmon Fishing Season is still over a month away in Astoria, but that’s not stopping us from getting on fish that are feeding off the mouth of the Columbia River. The Pacific Ocean Salmon Season opened up last Saturday, June 22nd, to plenty of fishing action and fresh salmon fillets all around. […]

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 […]