Columbia River Fishing Guides Information

I'll be a river is proud to be one of the best fisheries anywhere in the world for salmon steelhead and sturgeon. World record walleye and tournament trophy bass are also caught on the Columbia River. Columbia River fishing guides catch salmon, Coho salmon and Chinook salmon at buoy 10 and in Astoria area the mouth of the Columbia River. Lewis river, the Cowlitz River and several other Rivers flow into the Columbia. Out of the areas where these popular Rivers flow into the Columbia are the best places to catch fish. The Willamette River in Portland Oregon also flows into the Columbia River. Many people come to Portland, Oregon every year to catch huge salmon with a be a river fishing guides and Willamette River fishing guides just minutes from downtown Portland.
A lot of trophy sturgeon are caught near the Bonneville dam of the mid Columbia River and large Shad are often the best bait for these trophy sturgeon that run over 10 feet in length and often way well over 1000 pounds. Some of the spring Chinook salmon runs have been extremely good. In recent years records have been set for the amount of spring Chinook salmon wrapping up the Columbia River. The most popular fishing dates for Columbia River fishing guides who know how to catch spring Chinook salmon are the quick fish lures. The spring Chinook salmon are the best tasting salmon on the face of the year.

Columbia River Fishing Guides with information and links to Columbia river fishing guides and charters.

Would you book a trip with a popular northwest fishing guide you can't be sure that you will have a quality fishing trip to catch Coho salmon Chinook salmon fall Chinook king salmon, sturgeon, steelhead and many other popular northwest fish.

Columbia River flows through Oregon Washington Idaho and all the way to Canada and has the largest salmon and steelhead runs the lower 48 states. People come from all over the nation to fish in the Columbia River for world record walleye. Every year bass tournaments are held a popular sections Columbia and Willamette Rivers. If you want to catch huge fish just minutes from Portland, Oregon, the Willamette River is also popular.

The Columbia River Gorge: The Columbia River Gorge is a spectacular river canyon cutting the only sea-level route through the Cascade Mountain Range. It's 80 miles long and up to 4,000 feet deep with the north canyon walls in Washington State and the south canyon walls in Oregon State.

Recreation: Hiking, mountain biking, windsurfing, camping, fishing, boating, wildlife watching, birding, wildflower viewing, photography, picnicking, rock climbing. You can do all this and more in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

Waterfalls: Through millenniums of geologic events, waterfalls have found their home in the Columbia River Gorge. A visit to the area is not complete without a visit to its breathtaking waterfalls.
Multnomah Falls is the second highest year-round waterfall in the United States. Though Multnomah Falls is grand and popular, all of the falls in the Gorge are special and breathtaking.

History: For over 31,000 years, the Columbia River Gorge has supported flourishing civilizations. Evidence of the Folsom and Marmes people, who crossed the Great Continental Divide from Asia, were found in archaeological digs. Excavations at Five Mile Rapids, a few miles east of The Dalles, show humans have occupied this ideal salmon fishing site for more than 10,000 years.

Geology: The Columbia River Plateau was created by a series of basalt flows. The flows covered 164,000 square kilometers -- portions of northeast Oregon, southwest Washington and western Idaho.


Columbia River Fishing Guides

Team Hook-up
Guide - Jack Glass, Brandon Glass
Species - Salmon, Steelhead, Sturgeon, Walleye
Locations - Sandy, Columbia, Willamette, Clackamas, Siletz, North coast rivers
Grantís NW Guide service
Guide - Grant Scheele
Species - Salmon & Steelhead
Locations - Mid coast, Santiam, Columbia
Kyle Hall Outdoors
Guide - Kyle Hall
Species - Salmon, Steelhead, and Sturgeon
Locations - Columbia River and its tributaries, SW Washington, Tillamook, Ocean

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Perry's Fishing Adventures
Guide - Val Perry
Species - Salmon, Steelhead & Sturgeon year round
Locations - Lower Columbia, Ocean port of Hammond, Nehalem, Tillamook bay, Port of Tillamook
Drift and Power Boats
Grants Outdoor Adventures
Guide - Grant Putnam
Species -Salmon, Steelhead, Sturgeon
Locations - Deschutes River, Columbia Estuary, Coastal rivers
Amerman Guide service
Guides - Scott Amerman, Gary Amerman, Grant Scheele
Species - Salmon, Steelhead
Locations - Nestucca, Siletz, Trask, Elk, Sixes, Santiam, Columbia
Kaptur's Guide service
Guide - Mike Kaptur
Species - Salmon, Steelhead Sturgeon
Location - N.W. Oregon
Northwest Trails Fishing Adventures
Guide - Trevor Smith
Species - Salmon, Steelhead, and Trout
Locations - North & South Santiam & North Coast rivers (which includes Wilson, Trask, Nestuccsa, Nehalem & Siletz)
Deets Guide Service
Guide - Dan Deiter
Species - Salmon and Steelhead
Locations - Columbia, Willamette, Tillamook, Trask, Coastal Rivers
Triple "S" Guide Service
Guide - Lee Freeman
Species - Salmon, Sturgeon, Steelhead
Locations - Columbia, Sandy, Clackamas, coastal rivers, Siletz, Nestucca, Willamette, Trask, and Wilson Rivers
Premoís Guide service
Guide - Ian Premo
Species - Salmon & steelhead
Locations - Clackamas, Willamette, Columbia, Coastal rivers
BIGULP Guide service
Guide - Tom Burgess
Species - Salmon, Steelhead, Sturgeon
Locations - Columbia, Willamette, Tillamook bay, Astoria