The Columbia River Fishing Guide and Outfitters Guide for spring
salmon in the main stem of the Columbia
river and its tributaries like the
Willamette River, Multnomah Channel, Lewis,
Sandy and Wind rivers. Having these rivers
close to the Portland/Vancouver area makes
it easy access for local fishermen or for
those coming out of town can fly right into
Portland International Airport.
Spring Chinook Salmon are said to be the Prize of the Northwest and Best eating
salmon in the World. Columbia River Spring Salmon are a hard fighting
fish from 15 -25 pounds. Spring Chinook Salmon enter the Columbia river
in March and run through June. To catch these Amazing fish we will be
using techniques like Trolling Herring, Back Trolling Bait or Anchored
with Kwikfish and Spinners.
Fall Chinook Salmon are
sometimes referred to as "Hawgs" and
they range from 20 to 50 lbs. They
enter the mouth of Columbia river at Buoy 10
in August along with the Coho Salmon which
provides a mixed bag with lots of catching!!
The Buoy 10 fishery is one of the hottest
spots for catching Salmon anywhere in the
World! The Columbia River Fishing Guide and Outfitters continue to follow
this run of fresh fish from the estuary
upriver to the Cowlitz, Lewis, and Sandy
rivers and then Bonneville dam. The Columbia
river Fall Chinook salmon are the biggest of
the salmon that come into the river systems.
Be sure to book at trip to get your self
hooked into one of the Monsters!!!