The Columbia River Fishing Guide For Salmon Steelhead And Sturgeon  


     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!!!




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