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Willamette River Spring Salmon

We will start our WILLAMETTE RIVER SPRING SALMON SEASON after the Columbia season ends which is normally some time around the second of April. We normally fish through the first week of May before we move back to Tillamook to start the spring season there....

Oregon Winter Steelhead 2024

We are looking forward to another fun and exciting winter steelhead season here on the rivers in Tillamook county.  We will be fishing these hard fighting ocean fresh winter steelhead Jan thru Mar.  We saw another fantastic run of fall coho this year which is always a...

2023 Ocean Salmon

We will be fishing summer kings and ocean salmon starting July 25th thru mid Aug. We will be fishing in Nehalem Bay for summer kings and on calm days we fish out in the ocean off the Columbia River or Tillamook Bay chasing acrobatic Coho and line peeling kings! This...

2023 Fall Kings Tillamook Bay

After buoy 10 we head home to start our TILLAMOOK AND NEHALEM BAY fall king salmon fishery and coho fishery. For Tillamook this season we get a wild coho season in the ocean for Sept.  Starting Sept 1st thru the end of Sept or until quota is reached. So when in the...

Columbia Buoy 10 2023

August 1st kicks off the WORLD FAMOUS BUOY 10 salmon fishery this year out of the Astoria area and I will be fishing thru the end of Aug .  On Aug 21st,22nd,23rd,28th,29th buoy 10 will be closed.  That is not a big deal tho i will be fishing out of Rainer just about...

Willamette River Fishing Blog March 2023

Willamette River Fishing Blog March 2023

WILLAMETTE RIVER FISHING GUIDES are looking forward to one of the bigger runs in reaction memery for 2023 spring salmon.  This year’s run of more than 70 thousand spring salmon is going to be one you will not want to miss out on.  We will be fishing out of...

2023 Tillamook Steelhead Guides

2023 Tillamook Steelhead Guides

TILLAMOOK STEELHEAD GUIDES have seen some very good steelhead action over the last few weeks.  We have been mostly fishing the Wilson River due to such great fishing we have not really gone elsewhere.  We have been mostly bobber fishing due to the water being lower...

Fall Kings Rivers and Tide Water

Starting in mid October we will be starting drift boat season and small sled tidewater trips thru Dec for these same large king salmon coming in fresh from the ocean. I am getting a 21 foot Willies sled built this summer to fish the lower Wilson river, Kilches river,...

Fall Kings Tillamook Bay

After buoy 10 we head home to start our TILLAMOOK AND NEHALEM BAY fall king salmon fishery and coho fishery. For Tillamook this season we get a wild coho season in the ocean for Sept.  Starting Sept 3rd thru the end of Sept or until quota is reached. So when in the...