What do we fish for? and When?
Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Steelhead, Sturgeon

WINTER----- We fish for Sturgeon all year long.  The winter months can be very productive as they school up and migrate into the Willamette River from the Columbia.  Sturgeon are a Prehistoric fish that lived with the dinosaurs. They are an aggressive bottom feeder that lives in these rivers year round. Sturgeon fishing is open the entire year for catch and release. Retaining Keeper size Sturgeon is open very rarely.  They range in size from 1 foot to 10 feet in length. 

SPRING-----In the Spring we fish for the Amazing Spring Chinook Salmon. March through June. These Chinook Salmon burst up the Columbia River out of the Pacific Ocean, often reaching the Portland area in 2-6 days.  They all have different destinations.  Some will head up the Willamette River, others will travel hundreds of miles to their spawning grounds in Washington & Idaho, and every tributary between here and there.  They weigh between 10--40 pounds, and really give a great fight.  Many boaters spend day after day fishing to get one of these beauties, as they are just about the best tasting salmon in the World. Don't miss out on this season.  It's one of the best of the year.  Limit- One or two Hatchery finclipped Salmon per person.  Depending on river fished.  Wild unclipped fish must be released.  Salmon and Sturgeon combo trips are available in the Spring.

SUMMER-----We fish for Summer Steelhead and Chinook Salmon. You can catch either one on the same fishing lure! Wonderful weather and beautiful fresh fish to catch. Great fun! Two keeper fish per person.  Sturgeon are sometimes available if conditions are right.

FALL-----We fish for Fall Chinook Salmon (KING) and Coho Salmon (Silvers).  Sturgeon are around for additional action.