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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 […]

Shimano Curado 300E 301E preliminary review

Shimano Curado 300e 301e-review

The Shimano Curado 300E and 301E Preliminary Review. A review for Salmon fishermen. As a fishing guide, I’m constantly looking for a better mouse trap. Durability, performance and comfort are the gear characteristics that are critical when trying to provide clients with a great experience, but my latest little bit of gear excitement came entirely […]

Tillamook Bay Opens to Wild Coho Fishing

Common sense management leads to more fishing on Tillamook Bay. My how far we’ve come. There was a time when the thought of keeping a native coho wasn’t something anybody thought would ever be a possible. The ODFW were allowing commercial fishermen to harvest up to 85%  of the runs and it’s no wonder stocks […]